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Content tagged with Electronic Health Records posted in December 2013
8 Healthcare Startups Catch Fire
Slideshows  |  12/30/2013  | 
Here's a look at some of the most innovative healthcare startups and health apps featured at the NYeC Digital Health Conference and the Connected Health Symposium.
Healthcare Data Breaches To Surge In 2014
News  |  12/26/2013  | 
The healthcare industry will see even bigger breaches of data and patient privacy in 2014, an Experian report says.
Free The Data: Patients As Consumers
Commentary  |  12/24/2013  | 
Standard APIs are beginning to remove the barriers to effective Personal Health Record systems.
Patient Data On Filesharing Service Provokes Legal Trouble
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Medical file reportedly found on a peer-to-peer filesharing network leads to an FTC complaint, a federal lawsuit, and a book claiming regulatory overreach.
Top 15 Healthcare Stories Of 2013
Commentary  |  12/23/2013  | 
What did InformationWeek Healthcare readers care about in 2013? Catch up on these popular items.
5 Trends For Health CIOs In 2014
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Patient portals, direct messaging, and medical identity theft will keep healthcare execs on their toes in the new year.
9 Digital Health Trends For 2014
News  |  12/23/2013  | 
Step back, EHRs. These healthcare IT innovations are poised to take center stage in 2014.
How WellCare Manages Health IT Risks, Security
News  |  12/18/2013  | 
WellCare execs describe how a healthy tension between IT and security groups helps them to contain risks.
Will Automated Care Plans Keep Patients Healthier?
News  |  12/18/2013  | 
Vanderbilt, West Corp., and West Health Institute collaborate on research to streamline and improve chronic illness care through technology.
Partners HealthCare CIO: Inside Our Clinical Transformation
News  |  12/17/2013  | 
CIO James Noga says the largest healthcare system in Massachusetts is proud of its technological leadership, but still needs to do better.
CommonWell Unveils EHR Interoperability Pilot
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of EHR vendors, enlists providers in Illinois, and in North and South Carolina to try its patient matching and information exchange system.
Drchrono Enhances iPad EHR: API, Apps
News  |  12/13/2013  | 
Appointment scheduling, imaging apps, and even a competing medical billing service will tap cloud service.
2014 Healthcare Industry Forecast: Sweeping Change
News  |  12/11/2013  | 
Long-percolating trends will come to a head with implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the rise of private exchanges, says PwC report.
IMS Offers M-Heath App Ratings
News  |  12/10/2013  | 
Health tech firm offers prescription infrastructure for healthcare providers, along with consumer health app rankings.
Feds Extend Deadline For Electronic Health Meaningful Use
News  |  12/9/2013  | 
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extend period for attesting to Meaningful Use stage 2 regulations through 2016. Meanwhile, hospitals worry about meeting stage 2 in 2014.
Rackspace CTO's Prescription For HealthCare.gov
Commentary  |  12/9/2013  | 
Rackspace CTO John Engates offers a prescription for HealthCare.gov's complete recovery and continued health.
Patient Discharge Plans Move Out Of The Hospital
News  |  12/6/2013  | 
Technology is changing the way patients receive education about their post-hospital regimen.
HIMSS Rates Hospitals' IT Maturity
News  |  12/5/2013  | 
In Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's test to score hospitals' adoption and use of IT tools, only about 2% of US hospitals have achieved a top rating.
The Rules And Tools Of Patient Engagement
Commentary  |  12/5/2013  | 
Doctors must capitalize on patient curiosity about their own medical records.
Hacking Electronic Health Records
News  |  12/5/2013  | 
How a dangerous security flaw discovered in one of the most pervasive electronic medical record platforms in the U.S. was found and fixed before it could do damage.
Seeking Secure Health Information Exchange
Commentary  |  12/4/2013  | 
The New York eHealth Collaborative is among several forward thinking organizations that are helping make HIEs private and secure.
Do Patient Portals Improve Healthcare?
News  |  12/2/2013  | 
Study results are mixed on how portals affect the quality and efficiency of patient care, suggesting more research is needed.


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