Electronic health record EHR implementation
- December 06, 2012
Some health IT shops are reporting decreasing staff and even paid furloughs, but most aren't. Health IT salaries mostly aren't contracting, either.
- December 06, 2012
Report: You can't stop BYOD, you can only contain it. But you can elect to not join an HIE if health care data breach worries keep you awake at night.
- November 01, 2012
We talk to the Pulitzer-Prize-nominated journalist whose stories laid the groundwork for Congressional calls to suspend EHR incentives.
- October 29, 2012
The demand for skilled health IT workers remains high despite initiatives to boost health IT training.
- October 17, 2012
Nurses aren't always involved in technology implementation, but some say IT initiatives go smoothly when nurses take an active role.
- September 21, 2012
A commentator offers lean health care tips for improvement in light of escalating mandates.
- August 28, 2012
Final meaningful use stage 2 criteria indicates stronger focus on patient engagement, HIE. Read this chart to find out more about the meaningful use program.
- August 27, 2012
CMS calls for state Medicaid IT leaders to share their ICD-10 implementation difficulties; AHIMA responds to ICD-10 delay.
- August 24, 2012
Compliance deadlines extended through end of 2014 in meaningful use stage 2, patient engagement and HIE emphasized by federal HIT authorities.
- August 23, 2012
While hospitals can quantify up-front costs of implementing EHRs for meaningful use, the total cost of EHR ownership could lead to long-term pain.
- August 16, 2012
Most health care workers know about meaningful use stages 1, 2 and 3, but policymakers might be thinking about meaningful use Stage 4.
- August 08, 2012
Future meaningful use rules may take a hands-off approach to HIE regulations, as policymakers see the industry moving in this direction on its own.
- July 27, 2012
Two surveys have come to different conclusions about physicians' thoughts on the benefits and usefulness of EHR systems. Experts discuss the meaning of the findings.
- July 24, 2012
ADP AdvancedMD's new iPad application won't solve the problems that come from typing on the device's on-screen keyboard. Vendor: That's the point.
- July 23, 2012
Solo docs, small practices testify before U.S. House subcommittee and air grievances on EHR implementation woes en route to meaningful use compliance.