Articles By Megan Williams

  1. The ICD-10 Grace Period Is Almost Over — Here’s How To Help Your Clients Prepare
    7/11/2016

    You’ve probably got a few clients that still haven’t gotten on board with ICD-10. If that’s the case, you might want to set up some time with them soon since another door is about to close. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  2. Advice To EHR Vendors From Allscripts President Drive Value By Focusing On Interoperability, APIs
    6/23/2016

    Allscripts President Rick Poulton believes EHR vendors are missing out by focusing on regulations and instead should focus on other factors in response to Meaningful Use coming to a close. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  3. UC Health Awarded Stage 7 Status By HIMSS
    6/20/2016

    University of Cincinnati Medical Center reaches top EMR Adoption Model. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  4. mHealth Security Finds An Answer From Hearing Aids
    6/10/2016

    mHealth’s numerous security challenges could possibly be addressed by Near Field Magnet Induction technology used for years in hearing aids and pacemakers.

  5. FHIR Charges Ahead Into Healthcare
    6/10/2016

    It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on FHIR, but not because HL7 hasn’t been busy.

  6. Are You Ready For The Telehealth Shift Into mHealth?
    6/8/2016

    Telehealth has always been about extending the reach of medicine closer to where patients are, so perhaps it should be no surprise that the future of telehealth is starting lean toward another healthcare trend — mHealth.

  7. 8 Mid-year HIT Trends To Watch
    6/7/2016

    Trend lists can seem like a complete waste of your time as a vendor, but don’t jump to any conclusions — your clients are on the same Internet you are, working to stay on top of the cutting-edge conversation in healthcare. So, while many lists can seem like the same information regurgitated for the umpteenth time, what they really contain are clues to key topics that are top-of-mind for your clients.

  8. Care Management Solutions Present Growing Opportunities For Vendors
    5/31/2016

    As healthcare continues to transition to a more results-driven era, smart VARs will want to stay on top of the changes. Care management solutions are looking to be one of the most promising areas of opportunity, an expectation supported by a Markets and Markets report.

  9. Data Breach Affecting 59K Announced By Ohio Mental Health Department
    5/20/2016

    The Ohio Department Of Mental Health And Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has announced a wide-reaching breach to affected patients. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  10. Blockchain And Big Data: A Solution To Healthcare’s Biggest Problem
    5/19/2016

    Even as Big Data has ushered in excited conversations around a future shaped by population health and predictive analytics, the healthcare industry continues to struggle with challenges around interoperability, data silos, security, and other concerns. By Megan Williams, contributing writer