Establishing interoperable electronic health systems
- September 10, 2012
Many states have their own ACO bills in process. Massachusetts ACO law doesn't mirror federal ACOs, but compliance could require more HIT investment.
- September 04, 2012
New business plans emerging as regional and state HIE leaders struggle to develop sustainability models.
- July 30, 2012
It takes a lot of heavy IT lifting to build patient-based clinical decision support for accountable care organizations, from HIE to analytics to EMRs.
- July 27, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs launches a large telemedicine service pilot connecting remote vets with VA physician specialists in Cleveland.
- July 24, 2012
Health information exchange is a focus of meaningful use stage 2. It will power accountable care organizations, believes one CIO.
- July 19, 2012
Many factors can derail the implementation of a health information exchange (HIE). Experts discuss how to avoid HIE implementation pitfalls.
- July 19, 2012
An appropriations bill wending its way through the U.S. House of Representatives calls to terminate AHRQ. The health care group NAPH fires back.
- July 16, 2012
The Supreme Court surprised the nation by upholding the Affordable Care Act. What's next for HIT? The short answer: quality reporting infrastructure.
- July 02, 2012
In the near future, accountable care organizations will collect patient data for analytics that power clinical decision support systems.
- June 18, 2012
U.S. CTO Todd Park convened a brainstorming session of health IT thought leaders at the White House. What came out of it? The Blue Button…on steroids.
- June 14, 2012
We expected the HIT world to look at ONC's trusted health information exchange concept as another compliance mandate. Early returns show enthusiasm for the idea in some quarters.
- June 08, 2012
A new trusted health information exchange certification program is underway in ONC advisory committees. Here's what you need to know.
- June 01, 2012
Panelists at the iHT2 conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. will explore how new technologies can help bring about health care transformation.
- April 09, 2012
U.S. CTO Todd Park, health IT coordinator Farzad Mostashari and policy experts John Halamka and Ashish Jha weigh in meaningful use stage 2 and open health data initiatives.
- March 13, 2012
Some health IT leaders don't see value in CMS's promised ICD-10 delay. Even more wonder where to find the ROI in using ICD-10. The impact of the 'unfunded mandate' is being felt.