- November 18, 2019
The Google-Ascension partnership is a 'PR failure' that demonstrates a need for greater transparency about what happens to patient health data.
- October 11, 2019
Ransomware attacks are insidious. Experts urged healthcare CIOs to invest in proactive security measures to combat the growing threat.
- July 31, 2019
For health systems with one foot in a fee-for-service model and the other in value-based care, reimbursement for services can get tricky.
- July 25, 2019
Knowing the use cases for social determinants of health, such as coordinating care and identifying care gaps, is an important first step in making the data worthwhile.
- July 23, 2019
EASE, a mobile healthcare app, can be used to send updates on patients from the OR to their families. Mobile apps like this create more transparency, but also present a challenge for CIOs.
- June 14, 2019
Nexera's free Hospital Supply Chain Performance Self-Assessment tool will help supply chain and CQO professionals evaluate and improve supply chain processes.
- March 22, 2018
EHR data can help healthcare providers identify which patients in a hospital were most likely to be prescribed opioids after discharge, according to researchers at the University of Colorado ...
- August 09, 2017
A critic of CHIME'S $1 million patient ID challenge calls it a gimmick, but CIOs defend the project -- originally crowdsourced but now potentially funded by CHIME.
- July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
- May 19, 2017
The WannaCry ransomware attack affected hundreds of countries and hundreds of thousands of systems, including health systems. Experts discuss what healthcare orgs need to do.
- May 03, 2017
A survey found that consumers mistrust health information security, especially with health technology. A CIO explains these concerns are founded and what improvements are necessary.
- April 28, 2017
Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services, laid out two goals for the department moving forward: overcoming the lack of interoperability and physician burnout.
- April 14, 2017
A new ONC challenge is seeking ways to ensure the accuracy and reliability of health data, also known as data provenance. Data provenance refers to information about when the data was created, by ...
- April 05, 2017
Donald Rucker has been named the new ONC head. The former Siemens CMO has been welcomed to the position of national coordinator by the health IT community.
- March 23, 2017
Experts were not surprised by the recently published ECRI report on patient safety issues. In fact, experts agreed these issues have been around for a while.