News & Updates

Meaningful Use and the Sin of Omission – Focus on Eligible Hospitals

August 27, 2014 | By More
Meaningful Use and the Sin of Omission – Focus on Eligible Hospitals

Exclusion of Meaningful Use Public Health Measures By Jim Tate, EMR Advocate Meaningful Use Audit Expert Twitter: @JimTate, eMail: audits@emradvocate.com We’ve all faced the hard truth sometime in our lives and we’ve certainly heard the phrase over and over again. “The greatest regret is not for what we may have done, but for what we […]

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Three Tips For Password Security That Actually Work

August 27, 2014 | By More
Three Tips For Password Security That Actually Work

Password Management Systems in Your Organizations By Ryan Ward, CISO at Avatier Twitter: @Avatier Twitter: @ryawarr Someone once told me that developing a usable and secure password management system isn’t rocket science…it’s much more difficult than that. Naturally, I disagree as I have witnessed numerous implementations of password management solutions that were a major success […]

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Latest News and Updates from ONC

August 27, 2014 | By More
Latest News and Updates from ONC

Adopting Health IT The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource to the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care. ONC is […]

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Recent Surveys and Reports Released

August 26, 2014 | By More
Recent Surveys and Reports Released

New Health IT Reports and Surveys Here are some recent reports and surveys that have been published focusing on health IT adoption. Accumulated data come from global and domestic data. 2014 HIMSS Workforce Survey The second installment of the HIMSS Workforce Survey continues research in the information technology (IT) hiring practices of both the IT […]

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News & Updates From CMS

August 26, 2014 | By More
News & Updates From CMS

CMS Announcements, Events, and New Resources The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reporting these events, updates and deadlines for providers and hospitals. These items focus on the agency’s EHR Incentive programs as well as their eHealth and health IT programs and initiatives. Read the lastest MLN Connects Weekly Provider eNews. National Provider […]

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4th Annual Consumer Health IT Summit

August 25, 2014 | By More
4th Annual Consumer Health IT Summit

Register now for the 4th Annual Consumer Health IT Summit The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) invites you to register for the 2014 Annual Consumer Health IT Summit on September 15th in Washington DC. This exciting day-long event highlights public and private sector efforts to advance patient engagement by empowering people […]

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HITRUST Cyber Threat Briefing

August 25, 2014 | By More
HITRUST Cyber Threat Briefing

 Monthly Briefing Recap By Joy Rios, Managing Partner at Practice Transformation Twitter: @askjoyrios A total of 112 incidents of cyber threats were reported in the past month, according to the August HITRUST briefing. In partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, HITRUST Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center (C3) […]

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Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

August 22, 2014 | By More
Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

Register for these Health IT Events Online Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for eligible professional and their practices. They are free of charge so register today. For other Health IT events, conferences, or summits visit our HIT Event Calendar. AHRQ Webinar When: August 26, 2:30 – 4pm ET Register for […]

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New Health IT Products and Tools

August 21, 2014 | By More
New Health IT Products and Tools

Company Announcements on New Health IT Products There are new and improved products for health information technology being developed everyday. The following are announcements and launches of upgraded or new health IT products recently publicized. EBSCO Health Introduces Nursing Reference Center Plus EBSCO Health ( @EBSCO) has created Nursing Reference Center Plus to improve nursing practice and positive […]

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Developing a Shared, Nationwide Roadmap for Interoperability

August 21, 2014 | By More
Developing a Shared, Nationwide Roadmap for Interoperability

From the ONC Buzz By Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, and Erica Galvez/Interoperability and Exchange Portfolio Manager, ONC When we issued our interoperability vision paper, Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A 10-Year Vision to Achieve an Interoperable Health IT Infrastructure, in June, and the HHS Principles and Strategy for Accelerating Health Information Exchange […]

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