ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
Healthcare IT Labeled "Breeding Ground For The Unprepared" By Study
One of the key benefits IT solutions providers bring to the organizations they serve is a relief of frustration and confusion around their IT environments. A survey of C-level executives and health IT professionals from Peak 10 highlights the impact of the unprecedented burdens faced by healthcare administrators and gives insight into attitudes and trends around current issues in the industry.
Saving Big On ICD-10: Small Physician Practices
While ICD-10 may be a huge expense for many of your clients, there’s a good chance that small physician practices might not end up hurting as much as first thought.
Bringing Your Health IT Clients Breach-Fighting Tech
One of the most painful aspects of a data breach for your healthcare IT clients is the reporting requirements, leading to both financial penalties and loss of reputational trust.
Healthcare IT News For VARs 2-27-15: $28 Million Earmarked For HIT Grants
In the news, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announces $28 million in awards to state HIEs, and vendors are named in holding back healthcare IT reform.
Changes In EHR Market Affect Hospital Buying
As the U.S. healthcare environment shifts to focus on initiatives beyond EHR (electronic health records), solutions providers will need to keep their eyes on changing investment habits of healthcare providers.
GAO Finds CMS Ready For ICD-10
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has declared that the efforts of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to prepare healthcare entities (providers, clearinghouses, and plans) for the implementation of ICD-10 has been sufficient.
Healthcare IT News For VARs 2-20-15: Phishing Scam Born Of Anthem Breach
In this week’s news, cybercriminals take advantage of Anthem breach fears, and the Department of Defense (DOD)’s vendor selection process faces critique.
Accenture: States Using Federal Grants To Reinvest In Health IT
The report, “It’s About My Health — Not Healthcare Or Human Services: Convergence And The Future Of Person-Centered Health And Human Services” presents the results of an analysis of State Health Innovation Plans (SHIPs).
Is EHR Tracking For Your Healthcare IT Clients Ethical?
Tracking former patients through EHRs can be helpful to the progressing medical students, but is it ethical?
FDA Approves First Diabetes-Related App
Diabetes apps just got a lot more useful on a clinical level.