ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
Healthcare IT News For VARs — November 21, 2014
In the news, the American Medical Informatics Association workgroup has issued recommendations on how to improve EHR (electronic health records) systems, and studies suggest links EHR systems have with prescribing generic drugs and physician turnover.
3D Printing: Reducing The Risk In Training Pediatric Surgeons
All solutions providers should be paying attention to the 3D printing market. While it may be easy to write off the innovations as not pertaining to your corner of the healthcare world, the market has endless potential.
Your Healthcare IT Clients Are Facing EHR Integration Issues After Healthcare Consolidation
Your EHR clients’ landscape will be changing, largely in part to mass consolidations of hospitals across the country.
What Toll Are ICD-10 Delays Taking On Your Healthcare IT Clients?
As ICD-10 continues to be delayed, your clients will face a range of different effects.
New Options To Stay HIPAA Compliant With The Cloud
Answering your clients’ needs in responsible ways means that no one can ignore the benefits that cloud computing can bring to the healthcare space.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — November 14, 2014
In this weeks’ news, late adopting hospitals could struggle to afford electronic health records (EHR) systems, hospital CFOs are delaying purchase of revenue cycle solutions, and insight into why health data breaches are so much worse than financial data breaches.
The Creeping Pace Of Big Data In Healthcare — Is It A Culture Problem?
The buzz around Big Data as the future of multiple industries isn’t stopping. It is, however, impossible to have that conversation and ignore how differently things have played out in the healthcare space.
When Does EHR Optimization Beat Replacement?
Poor results after an EHR (electronic health records) implementation may leave a hospital or facility wanting to scrap a project altogether and start from scratch. Depending on the situation though, this may not be the best option.
CIOs Address Data, System Integration, And More At CHIME Fall Forum
Healthcare CIOs gathered at The College Of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ (CHIME) 2014 Fall CIO Forum (October 28-31) to discuss pressing topics in the healthcare information landscape.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — November 7, 2014
In the news this week, EHR (electronic health records) interoperability is a key to value-based care, device theft is still the biggest cause of healthcare data breaches, and the Department of Defense (DoD) is in talks with PwC over a new, open-source EHR solution.