Electronic health record EHR management
- April 17, 2013
The benefits of EHRs are much-debated, but they may only become real when systems are designed to facilitate new models of care.
- April 10, 2013
Proposed exemptions to the meaningful use rules are hailed as a potential boon for some providers, but will a new bill in Congress help bring changes?
- January 15, 2013
A new survey showed that doctors favor using new technology in their practices, but worry about EHR regulations and other government interference.
- October 02, 2012
This year's hot trends at AHIMA 2012 convention, and in-depth discussion of how data governance is the next task for HIM managers, IT and compliance staff.
- September 28, 2012
Survey says: HIPAA-compliant backup for small health care practices isn't happening ... yet. Cloud could be key, moving forward.
- August 28, 2012
After the sudden announcement of the stage 2 meaningful use rules, experts got to work unpacking their contents. They found few surprises.
- August 07, 2012
The mobile health world continues to develop at a rapid pace. Experts talk about the best new options and how to have a successful IT project.
- 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.
- April 03, 2012
Thanks to inconsistent enforcement, security risks worry health care CIOs more than their colleagues in other industries. The silver lining: Risk assessment plans are in place.
- December 29, 2011
Not all health IT trends will survive in 2012. Read about the EMR, the RHIO, the HIS and other health information technology doomed for extinction in the new year.
- November 17, 2011
Transcription helps physicians improve documentation, while computer-assisted coding helps billing get the right ICD-10 code. That chain reaction could make ICD-10 easier to bear.
- November 02, 2011
Good governance, project management and workflow analysis will help hospitals meet meaningful use today. Tomorrow, though, the focus will shift to health information exchange.
- October 24, 2011
With ACO initiatives, more complex EHR systems and stronger patient privacy regulations all looming, it's time to give the knowledge officer a seat at the C-suite table.
- September 28, 2011
A mix of digital pens, handwriting recognition and electronic forms has helped a health center and NASCAR track plan emergency operations. Inspiring EHR use may not be far off.
- September 22, 2011
We sat down with the HIMSS board chairwoman to discuss new federal EHR adoption figures and long-term technology objectives that hospital CIOs should keep in their sights.