Hospitals Boost IT Spending Plans
The prospect of Meaningful Use dollars has spurred healthcare providers to spend more in tough economic times, according to a HIMSS Analytics report.
IT Leaders Fight New HIPAA Rule
CHIME and MGMA take exception to a proposed requirement to produce access reports within 30 days after a patient's request.
Plead With HR For Fast IT Hiring
Think tight government regulations or disgruntled docs are standing in the way of meeting your health IT goals? Nope, it could be Steve over in human resources.
Critical Access Rural Hospitals Lack Health IT
While many hospitals are ramping up their adoption of electronic medical records and other technologies, a study shows that critical access hospitals are lagging behind in health IT implementation.
Healthcare Needs Help On Transparency
The industry will need to get over its skittishness about sharing electronic health records with patients. Because patients will demand full access to their digital records, plain and simple.
Most Physicians Don't Tap EHR's Full Potential
Many smaller practices still don't take advantage of features such as electronic prescribing, registries, electronic data for quality measurement, and clinical decision support tools.