- September 17, 2014
National Health IT Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, M.D., christens National Health IT Week with a patient engagement keynote; debuts her Walking Gallery jacket.
- August 05, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services went live with a site that has materials to guide patients through every step of the care process, from researching to scheduling a visit to following up.
- July 01, 2014
Mobile health developers may applaud FDA MDDS guidance indicating it won't regulate many apps. Does this push too much safety risk on to patients?
- June 20, 2014
An ACO survey shows ACOs are mostly physician-run; they're doing well, but still have workflow and data analytics challenges to overcome.
- May 22, 2014
Tales from the cutting edge of accountable care recount the difficulty of integrating health data analytics to improve care coordination for ACOs.
- April 25, 2014
It's time the feds grab health IT software developers by the lapels and address poor EHR usability. FDASIA mHealth regulations present an opportunity.
- April 23, 2014
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory proposed state Medicaid reform that fines providers for not participating in an accountable care organization.
- March 28, 2014
Some health IT leaders welcome an ICD-10 delay; others are frustrated with the costs associated with 'flipping the switch' in 2015.
- March 12, 2014
Physicians' Medicare payment data, once completely private, can now be accessed by way of a formal request to CMS.
- March 05, 2014
An update to the CLIA gives all patients access to their lab results to further patient involvement in care.
- December 06, 2013
KLAS research Vice President Ben Brown discusses PACS and vendor neutral archive market trends in reports released around RSNA 2013.
- November 13, 2013
Exhibitions, IT presentations at RSNA 2013 shine spotlight on clinical decision support, VNA image storage and mobile devices to enable new workflows.
- November 05, 2013
As new payment programs go into effect, providers will need more data capture functionality from their EHRs, especially for managed care populations.
- September 12, 2013
The controversial practice of using EHR copy and paste functions to move text between patient records is drawing compliance-officer scrutiny.
- July 31, 2013
Here's one way to drive patient engagement: Give your patients iPads with 10 mHealth apps, including a gateway to the PHR system.