Electronic health record EHR implementation
- February 08, 2012
CMS's care coordination pilot could signal the start of medical homes for solo physicians and group practices, but it will require some IT infrastructure to get off the ground.
- January 03, 2012
The federal government is opening up its health data and its purse to stimulate health IT innovation.
- December 27, 2011
Which is the most important health IT story of 2011? There's no shortage of topics. Find out what our features writer thinks after a year of gumshoe reporting.
- December 15, 2011
Despite their insight on clinical workflow, EHR use and implementation, physician assistants are on the outside looking in for the EHR incentive programs. Some want to change that.
- December 13, 2011
Meaningful use stage 2 requirements for radiologists are unclear, and vendor support is tepid, but RSNA 2011 shows the specialty optimistic about the benefits of EHR and RIS use.
- November 23, 2011
The ONC annual meeting shined a spotlight on cutting-edge health IT implementation strategies. Meanwhile, the OCR head discussed HIPAA compliance regulations and IT risk analyses.
- October 04, 2011
Is meaningful use compliance more primary-care friendly at the expense of specialties? We peek in on several contrasting practices and ask them.
- August 16, 2011
Physicians are leveraging mobile health technology to tackle e-prescribing, CPOE, patient education and other key meaningful use requirements.
- August 15, 2011
Meaningful use is bringing EHR adoption to the mass market. Physicians uncomfortable with a computer keyboard are increasingly turning to speech recognition to get data into EHRs.
- August 09, 2011
While native apps and virtualization both have their tradeoffs for iPad EHR implementation, health IT leaders agree: The tablet is here to stay in hospitals.
- July 19, 2011
While many physicians and CIOs remain hesitant to embark on cloud adoption, it's becoming clearer that cloud services offer economic and security advantages for some providers.
- July 14, 2011
A proposed delay in the onset of meaningful use stage 2 would only affect health care providers who have already implemented stage 1. Even then, the effect will be minimal.
- May 19, 2011
Like Boy Scouts, providers conducting meaningful use attestation all say the same thing: be prepared. Here, two practices discuss what it takes to complete the process.
- May 03, 2011
A Massachusetts doctor has closed up shop over frustration with EHR use. A safety net of RECs, combined with training and simple technology, can help prevent cases like his.
- April 25, 2011
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