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March 30, 2011  2:15 PM

Considerations for the HITECH hospital: Executive perspectives from Palomar Pomerado Health

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
HIMSS 2011, HITECH, mHealth, Networking

Palomar Pomerado Health is one of the largest health care systems serving Southern California, and growing. At HIMSS 2011 this year, I had a chance to sit down with Orlando Portale, Chief Innovation Officer, and Dr. Ben Kanter, Chief Medical Information Officer and...

March 23, 2011  1:59 PM

The mission and the model: Examining the South FL Regional Extension Center

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR integration, HIMSS Home Court, HITECH, REC

At HIMSS 2011, Patrick Howard, President of Webmenders Consulting and Health IT Exchange expert contributor, had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Lisa Rawlins, Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Extension Center (REC) to discuss how the health IT community can be better...

March 7, 2011  2:26 PM

Risk of data breach: Tips for mitigating risk now that the threat has shifted from external to internal

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Data privacy, Data security, HIPAA, HITECH, PHI, Risk assessment

Guest Post:  Jay Hill, Director of Product Management and Marketing, Informatica Your computer network is protected by a firewall including endpoint protection against malware and other types of attacks. Antivirus software is in place to prevent and detect...

January 14, 2011  3:25 PM

Executive webcast: Avoiding a data breach — Examining the HIPAA and HITECH compliance checklist

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Compliance, HIPAA, HITECH, webcast

Health IT privacy and security expert, Uday Ali Pabrai, CEO of the HIPAA Academy and ecfirst, walks providers through breach preparedness frameworks...

November 17, 2010  11:48 AM

iHT2 exclusive interview: The impact of CMS’ becoming a value based purchaser on health IT

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CMS, HITECH, iHT2, Value based purchasing

 "It's about really trying to improve the care that is delivered, and the outcomes of health that our beneficiaries receive."- Dr. Betsy Thompson, CMO, Region IX, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Listen in on this 10 minute discussion previewing Dr. Betsy Thompson's keynote...

October 6, 2010  3:08 PM

REC Resource Chart: The “Who’s Who” in Regional Extension Centers

Posted by: Jenny Laurello

Updated- 10/6/10 As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), signed into law in February of 2009, President Obama enacted the

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