ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
What Changes In The Wearables Market Mean For Healthcare IT Solutions Providers
A shift in healthcare focus from the hospital to the patient home means opportunities for VARs in a growing area of technology.
White House Requests EHR Help From Developers In Blue Button Initiative
The White House has announced an appeal to developers to pull recruits for their open source community. The goal is to expand the adoption of interoperable EHRs.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — September 26, 2014
In this week’s news, a conflict with an IT solutions provider shuts down access to 4,000 patient files, and CMS prepares for ICD-10 implementation…again. A survey shows almost half of behavior health organizations are thinking of changing their electronic health records (EHR) systems, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an Oct. 3 deadline for volunteers to sign up for end-to-end ICD-10 testing.
American Statistical Association Discusses Leveraging Big Data
The American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Big Data Research and Development Initiative is in its third year of addressing the challenges around Big Data.
VARs Could Be Missing Invaluable HIMSS Resources
When it comes to information in the healthcare arena, you’ll find few spaces more connected and useful than the Health Information And Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) website.
The ROI Of Mobile Apps For Your Healthcare Clients
Mobile apps might be a hard sell for your clients, but an added benefit of cost reduction is sure to get even the most reluctant customer interested.
4D Printing Holds Special Potential For The Healthcare Industry
What Is 4D Printing? Essentially, it’s 3D printing with a fourth dimension of chameleon-like transformation.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — September 19, 2014
In this week’s news, the White House seeks help from developers to expand the adoption of interoperable electronic health records (EHRs), and New Jersey faces worsening data breaches.
Physician Shortage Addressed By Online Tool
The University Of North Carolina’s Center for Health Services Research has taken on the problem of physician supply and shortages, and has come up with an answer in the form of an online tool.
Healthcare Providers Have EHRs, Need Advanced Use Of IT
Data from a survey conducted by the American Hospital Association in its 2013 Annual Survey IT Supplement reveals that most hospitals use basic EHR (electronic health records) systems, but lack advanced use of healthcare IT.