HIMSS Goal: Show Value Of Health IT
Convincing national policy makers that health IT is worth the
investment and promoting interoperability tops health IT
organization's Washington agenda.
Federal Gun Control Requires IT Overhaul
White House plan will work only if the IT systems and databases used for background checks and gun tracing get the improvements needed to support stepped-up oversight.
Payers Lure Providers With Big Data
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association affiliate's acquisition of Intelimedix is latest attempt to offer actionable clinical information for quality improvement.
RAND: Health IT No Bargain Yet
Problems in design and implementation of EHRs, lack of interoperability, and provider resistance hamper productivity gains and cost savings, says RAND report.
FDA Hops On Big Data Bandwagon
Dynamics Research Corp wins five-year, $50 million federal contract to help bolster food and drug safety, scientific collaboration.