Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Vendors Come To Interoperability Metric Consensus
    10/26/2015

    As healthcare moves into an era of EHR (electronic health records) standardization, the industry is left to figure out the best way to measure the concept of interoperability.

  2. Senate Committee Looking To Address EHR Issues
    10/26/2015

    The Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) Committee is taking on EHR (electronic health records) issues identified through six hearings it conducted this year, the last of which was completed in early October, according to the NationalJournal.

  3. The Internet Of Things And Its Quest To Cut Healthcare Costs
    10/19/2015

    The technology you deliver to your clients has a lot riding on it — it’s expected to save patient lives, make clinician and administrative jobs easier, measure up to government regulations, and do all that while saving money.

  4. CHIME Puts Focus On Cybersecurity
    10/14/2015

    Hospital CIOs continue to take on the task of ramping up security measures to protect their institutions against the increasing threat of cybercrime.

  5. Healthcare Construction Potentially Dampened By Telehealth Growth
    10/14/2015

    According to at least one healthcare CEO, the growth of telehealth could put a damper on construction in the healthcare industry.

  6. The Role Of Women In Addressing New Challenges In HIT Security
    10/12/2015

    While cyberattacks are a major factor in the most damaging healthcare data breaches, mistakes and other preventable internal errors are still responsible for the majority of individual breaches.

  7. Healthcare Breach Numbers Are Shifting, But The Question Is “Why?”
    10/9/2015

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule on breach notification requirements began two years ago, and many in the industry expected to see a jump in the numbers because of the new method of tracking breaches.

  8. Healthcare CFOs Planning To Outsource RCM, Control Costs In 2016
    10/8/2015

    CFO input drives much of the decision-making process behind the purchasing of your products and services. This infographic from Medical Billing Star breaks down their perspective and concern by the numbers.

  9. Your Healthcare IT Clients Can Use IoT Solutions Today
    10/6/2015

    Are you wondering if any of your clients (or their competition) have deployed Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in their businesses?

  10. ONC Finalizes HIT Strategic Plan While CHIME Calls For MU3 Delay
    10/2/2015

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has continued to spell out its strategic vision for HITin the U.S. according to a letter available on HIT.gov. The letter begins, “Over the past five years, our nation's health information technology (health IT) landscape has experienced a remarkable transformation. Developing the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 (Plan) has given us a chance to reflect on our collective health IT journey. When we released the prior Plan in 2011, non-federal adoption of health IT was in its nascent stages, Affordable Care Act implementation was commencing, and the use of mobile health applications, especially by consumers, was far from ubiquitous.”