ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
New Government Health IT Safety Center: Too Far Or Not Far Enough?
The call for a new health IT safety center has been answered, but will it actually impact your clients?
Solutions Providers Miss Opportunities In Behavioral Health
Is the behavioral health arena a land of opportunity for solutions providers, or too complex to even bother with?
Florida Leads In Tightening Healthcare Data Security Laws
The state’s new data privacy law goes beyond HIPAA and could be an additional burden for healthcare business associates.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 25, 2014
In this week’s news, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) reports a boost in e-prescribing, and a study shows more physicians are opting out of Meaningful Use.
5 Cities For VAR Growth
If you’ve worked with any decent number of healthcare clients, you know that the industry can show wild variations. That’s true by type of business, but also by geographical area. Cities that promise increased investment and a nurturing environment for your potential clients change with the times, and a few sometimes get overlooked — so here’s a list of five cities that are leading the way in healthcare technology growth.
Biometrics Update 2014
We’ve brought you the status of biometrics in healthcare before, but that was quite a while ago and a lot has changed. Back then, biometrics was a very expensive solution and fingerprint recognition dominated the market.
CMS Launches Meaningful Use Webinar Series
CMS recently announced it will be offering a three-part webinar series on Meaningful Use (MU), the Medicare and Medicaid incentive program that provides financial incentives for healthcare entities which can prove that they are improving patient care through “meaningful use” of EHR technology. The series is open to all interested stakeholders across provider, payer, vendor, and government entities.
EHRs And Disease Prediction
Much of the chatter around electronic health records (EHRs) revolves around efficiency and cost cutting in clinical practice. There is even a bit of discussion about the use of EHRS to improve population health. But is there more benefit to be found in individual patient health?
How To Explain The ROI Of Communication Tech
Client decision makers can be slow to embrace technology solutions. Selling them on the benefits though, tends to be an easier and more effective task.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 18, 2014
In this week’s news, Florida may lead in data breach notification law, and EHRs are found to be more effective than clinical trials.