By Zhan Caplan - I’m pleased to introduce our new and improved website – a resource that provides visitors with an authoritative resource on all things related to health IT.
By David Kushan - It’s very difficult to hit a moving target; even more so if that target isn’t easy to spot. If you dive into an EHR project without a clear sense of where you want to go and what it’s going to take to get there, you’re flying blind.
By Matt Fisher - At some point in time most group practices, hospitals or other provider organizations will receive a letter from the OCR. The letter will state that OCR received a complaint from a patient, employee or some other party with knowledge or information as to alleged acts at the healthcare organization.
By Grant Elliott - One of the key objectives when developing an effective security and compliance management program is to remain interdependent of core systems.
By Donald Voltz, MD - But Are They Already Here? In his HIMSS keynote address, Alphabet’s former executive chairman and now current technical advisor Eric Schmidt warned attendees that the “future of healthcare lies in the need for killer apps.”
By David Harlow - I caught up with Fred Trotter to talk about his work as a healthcare data journalist and about his service on the federal cybersecurity task force, which issued a report last year.
By Bennett Lauber - The usability of the system is probably the most important factor in making an informed choice of which EHR to use for your practice. Most every bit of software says that it is easy to use, but how can you choose an EHR that is actually usable?
By Steven Posnack, Dustin Charles, & Wes Barker - Have you ever wondered what a health IT developer’s share of meaningful use eligible hospitals looked like compared to its peers? How about the same for eligible clinicians under the QPP?
By Dr. Arlene Bierman - We are only just beginning to harness the power of “real world data” to provide the evidence needed to improve health care quality, safety, and outcomes.
We are on our way to attend the 5th annual Health IT marketing & PR event (HITMC) focused on healthcare B2B marketing. We are happy to sponsor again this year. See you in NOLA!
By William Hersh - Readers of this blog know that although I believe that formal recognition of physicians through board certification is great for our field and those who work in it.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently participated in the 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas from March 5-9, 2018. CMS has posted the presentations from HIMSS18.
By Jim Tate - The certification of healthcare technology has been around since 2006 when the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology launched a voluntary program designed to test the ability of products to meet certain functional requirements.
By Nancy Pratt - Science and medicine continue to advance at an astonishing rate thanks to technological innovation. We have already seen digital health solutions that promise to transform patient care in our lifetime.
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