E-Prescribing Reaches Tipping Point
Surescripts survey finds 58% of office-based physicians now issue prescriptions electronically. Meaningful Use e-prescribing requirements have played a large role in the technology's adoption.
Google Must Make 4 Antitrust Fixes
European Commission demands proposals to address its anti-trust
concerns, which include results placement and copying content from other search engines without permission.
One Year ICD-10 Delay Just Right, CHIME Says
College of Healthcare Information Management Executives says the government's recommendation to postpone compliance with the new medical billing code system until 2014 strikes the right balance.
HTC Smartphone Blockade Racks Up Victims
Certain HTC smartphones have been blocked at U.S. Customs, putting the hurt on AT&T and Sprint. Does Apple care that its patent war is damaging its own customers?
10 Ways To Stifle Tech Competition
Competition happens, unless you can avoid it. From Microsoft Windows RT to Google Chrome, here's how today's giants safeguard their turf.
Lawmaker Seeks Ban On USAID-Backed Outsourcing
Proposal by U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop would bar agency from funding programs that train overseas students in the Philippines and other countries to work for outsourcing companies offshore.
Compromise On Health Data Access May Be Ugly
Some hospitals and doctors oppose giving patients electronic data as quickly as required by proposed Meaningful Use Stage 2 regulations. Consumer groups want more speed--and the compromise likely won't please either side.
Governance Meets Cloud: Top Misconceptions
While cloud computing takes some IT responsibilities off of your plate, governance isn't one of them. Experts say you still need to do the heavy lifting to ensure strong security and access policies.