Q&A: Blumenthal Talks EHRs, Healthcare Reform
President Obama's former national coordinator for health IT, Dr. David Blumenthal, shares his thoughts on progress with meaningful use of electronic health records, and what's next for healthcare reform.
Are EHR Incentives A Waste Of Money?
Critics charge that Meaningful Use incentives only reward longtime users of health IT rather than encourage new electronic health record adoption.
SEC Mandates Cyber Incident Reporting
Securities and Exchange Commission issues its first guidance for how and when companies should report cybersecurity or other incidents that pose a cyber risk.
Meaningful Use Compliance: A Piece Of Cake?
The feds have already paid out $653 million in incentives to clinicians who've implemented electronic health records. For some providers, the work wasn't so hard after all.
2-D Barcodes Can Automatically Update EHRs
Cook Children's, Microsoft, Athenahealth, and drug makers Merck and Sanofi Pasteur develop system that allows smartphones to scan vaccine label information into e-health records.
How To Build A Government Cloud
As federal agencies race to meet OMB's 'cloud first' mandate, they must adapt the cloud model to the idiosyncrasies of government.