How To Meet An IT Exec's Need To Know
Shameless self-promotion can be a good thing when it also provides IT managers with useful resources. InformationWeek Healthcare's upcoming IT Leadership Forum does just that.
What EHRs And Marriage Have In Common
IT needs to understand the logistical hurdles and the emotional ones for clinicians--and realize an EHR rollout is just the beginning of a long-term partnership.
Health Data Losses: Don't Blame Hackers
Physical theft and lost computing devices are responsible for most of the health data that has been compromised, not hacking, according to U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.
EHRs Get Help Meeting 'Meaningful Use'
The National Institutes of Health has launched MedlinePlus Connect, enabling electronic health records to link patients directly to up-to-date medical information.
EHR Vendors Question Some Proposed ACO Rules
Conflicting requirement in different programs prompt the HIMSS trade association to ask the various agencies across the Department of Health and Human Services to work together better.
EHR Donation To Help Bridge Digital Divide
Quest, and its IT subsidiary MedPlus, are the first vendors to officially participate in a HHS effort to support e-health record adoption rates among healthcare providers in underserved, minority communities.
Can Health IT Do More Harm Than Good?
A doctor's brain can sometimes be fooled into seeing a disease pattern when none really exists. And by extension, so can a computerized diagnostic program.
Rock Health Boosts 11 Health App Startups
The startups, which have promising mobile or web-based health apps, will receive grants, office space, and mentoring from business and health industry professionals.
Health IT Saves Babies' Lives
EMRs significantly reduced mortality in neonates, but did not impact SIDS, congenital, or accidental deaths, according to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy.
IBM Watson Beaten In Medical Diagnostics Race
While the famous Watson supercomputer attends medical school to help doctors make better diagnoses, Isabel Healthcare's software is already delivering results for real-life patients.