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Startup Will Build New York's Ambitious Patient Portal
News  |  8/15/2013  | 
Mana Health portal will give patients the ability to view records from multiple doctors in one place, a first for statewide health information exchanges.
47% Of Doctors Use Smartphone, Tablet And PC
News  |  8/14/2013  | 
More clinicians than ever are "digital omnivores," using smartphones, tablets, and computers for clinical work, survey says.
Kaiser Permanente Automates Quality Reporting To Joint Commission
News  |  8/13/2013  | 
Converting nearly half of core measures to e-measures saves time, but there are limits to what EHRs can do, cautions study.
HIE Participation Bolsters Surescripts' National Network
News  |  8/13/2013  | 
Connectivity firm takes giant step toward providing Direct messaging access to providers nationwide.
Most Hospitals Exchange Data, But Scope Too Limited
News  |  8/9/2013  | 
ONC study suggests ways that providers could increase data interchange.
Will Health Information Exchange Become Medicare Payment Criterion?
News  |  8/8/2013  | 
Government could tie Medicare reimbursement to information sharing by providers, suggests CMS/ONC report.
Healthcare Analytics Sought For Population Health Management
News  |  8/6/2013  | 
Hospitals have keen interest in analytics for population health management, but tech is still in early stages, according to new survey.
EHR Roulette: Gambling On Medicine's Future
Commentary  |  8/6/2013  | 
As medical practices look to replace clunky ambulatory electronic health records systems, picking a winner can seem like risky business.
Leapfrog Counsels Employers On Medical Error Costs
News  |  8/5/2013  | 
Employers can steer patients to best facilities, pressure local hospitals to improve, healthcare purchaser coalition asserts.
Death By Hacking: Tomorrow's IT Worry?
Commentary  |  8/2/2013  | 
Medical device software vulnerabilities and cyber threats raise important new liability questions for CIOs and CISOs.
Why The Private Sector Lags VA In Telehealth
Commentary  |  8/2/2013  | 
The VA's focus on efficiency and controlling the costs of treating aging patients have made it a telehealth model. Can the private sector learn from its example?
Health Information Exchanges: More Innovation Needed
News  |  8/2/2013  | 
HIEs have been slow to develop offerings that organizations can use to improve care coordination, says report.
Michael J. Fox Foundation Points Big Data At Parkinson's
Commentary  |  7/31/2013  | 
Kaggle Challenge winner Lionsolver proves that passive data collection can improve patient care and medical research.
Hospitals Struggle With EHRs For Quality Reporting, AHA Says
News  |  7/26/2013  | 
AHA report details problems hospitals encountered with EHRs in MU stage 1, recommends policy changes to address them.
Senate Committee Gets Earful On Health IT Woes
News  |  7/24/2013  | 
Experts share concerns about Meaningful Use timeline, obstacles faced by rural hospitals, challenge of sharing electronic health records.
Healthcare Reform Spurs Health IT Mergers
News  |  7/24/2013  | 
Deal-making declined in the first half of 2013 due to tax-law changes, but interest in buying healthcare firms remains high.
High EHR Usage: Driven By Need Or Regulations?
News  |  7/18/2013  | 
When analyzing CMS data showing improvements in healthcare associated with EHR usage, beware "clicks for cash" phenomenon, cautions one analyst.
Why EHRs Don't Lower Total Healthcare Costs
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
A new study says electronic records led to smaller increases, but providers need bigger changes to reduce total costs.
Aetna CarePass Combines Mobile Health App Data
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
CarePass integrates data from personal health records, multiple mobile fitness and wellness apps to help people achieve health goals.
HIMSS Health IT Value Suite Pitches Providers
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
HIMSS tries to put positive spin on benefits of healthcare technology, despite some studies that show little gains from health IT.
How 3 ACOs Use Technology To Survive
News  |  7/16/2013  | 
Nine accountable care organizations are dropping out of a program touted as a key cost-saving element of Obamacare. Here's how three providers are using technology to stick it out.
Mashup Analytics: The Future Of Big Data
Commentary  |  7/16/2013  | 
Mashup IT reflects human behavior, in real-time and on location, and it tracks people changing their behaviors.
Health Information Exchanges Grow, But Slowly
News  |  7/12/2013  | 
Most HIEs that help unrelated organizations exchange data admit they don't have a long-term business model.
ONC Outpost Ready To Help Docs With Regulations
News  |  7/10/2013  | 
New Jersey branch of Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT is converting into a membership organization to help providers meet Meaningful Use, ACO and patient-centered medical home requirements.
Healthcare Experts Watch For EHR Dropoff By Docs
News  |  7/10/2013  | 
Of the doctors who attested to Meaningful Use of EHRs in 2011, 20% failed to participate in the federal incentive program in 2012, new data says.
HHS Releases Health IT Safety Plan
News  |  7/10/2013  | 
Public/private partnerships should make it easier to report health IT-related adverse events and correct potential patient safety concerns.
Teleservices Interest Grows In Healthcare
News  |  7/8/2013  | 
While the number of remotely monitored patients remains small, it's expected to rise rapidly, CSC report says.
9 Pioneer ACOs Expected To Leave Medicare Program
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
Reasons aren't clear, but quality of data benchmarking and lack of access to claims data are said to be among the gripes.
HHS Expands Health IT Regional Extension Centers' Mission
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
RECs surpass their goal of helping small medical practices acquire EHRs, now apply their expertise to other healthcare reform objectives.
Halamka: IT Must Plan For Disparate EHRs
News  |  7/1/2013  | 
Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka advocates affiliation planning, or using prebuilt templates to facilitate workflow between disparate EHRs.
Partners Integrates Home Monitoring Data With EHR
News  |  6/27/2013  | 
Partners' Center for Connected Health, having shown that monitoring can improve patient outcomes, inserts data into clinician workflow.
Who Will Blink First On Government ICD-10 Deadline?
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
Physician groups are far behind the curve and hospitals aren't doing much better, but the feds insist they won't delay the deadline again.
Healtheway Gains Industry Leaders As Founding Members
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
Public-private entity that manages the eHealth Exchange gains momentum, eyes expansion into other areas of health information exchange.
EHR Project Loses U.K. Hospital 18 Million Pounds
News  |  6/20/2013  | 
Royal Berkshire Foundation Trust's implementation of Cerner Millennium electronic health record system is costly to maintain and hard to use, causing patient backlogs.
IT Can't Fix Complex Healthcare Problems
Commentary  |  6/20/2013  | 
It took the U.S. healthcare system decades to dig the hole it's in. We'll need more than technological innovations to dig out.
Zombie IT Contract Refuses To Die
News  |  6/17/2013  | 
In Britain, terminating a multi-billion NHS project in 2011 hasn't stopped more money from being poured into the ill-fated program, say critics.
Sharing Electronic Medical Records Still Too Hard
Commentary  |  6/14/2013  | 
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner and other health execs aren't thrilled with the state of EHR interoperability. What are today's big barriers?
State CIOs Make Progress On Health IT
News  |  6/11/2013  | 
Health information exchanges, Medicaid and insurance marketplaces are some of the issues facing IT chiefs in state government.
EHR Association Launches Developer Code Of Conduct
News  |  6/11/2013  | 
Industry leaders praise voluntary code as move in the right direction. However, some of the code's fine print is not so inspiring.
More Mobile EHRs Add Speech Recognition
News  |  6/10/2013  | 
Third-party interfaces to iPad native applications allow more EHR vendors to voice-enable their products.
What Two Healthcare Visionaries Get Right And Wrong
Commentary  |  6/10/2013  | 
Personalized medicine will become reality, but why do we think technology will motivate people to start taking care of their own health?
Athenahealth EHR Wins Usability Poll
News  |  6/6/2013  | 
Focus on helping doctors use its ambulatory electronic health record software pays off for EHR upstart Athenahealth in KLAS Research survey.
Doctors Slowly Accept Health Information Exchanges
News  |  6/6/2013  | 
More practices plan to join HIEs, but rise is slow, and far more hospital-owned than private practices are interested, says study.
EHR Makers Answer Doctors' Calls For Mobile Apps
News  |  6/4/2013  | 
More than 100 EHRs will offer mobile access, native iPad versions or both by 2014, but voice recognition is still missing.
Kaiser API Opens Healthcare Data To Mobile Apps
News  |  6/3/2013  | 
Kaiser Permanente partners with Apigee to make information about its facilities available for mobile app developers.
HIE Participation Doesn't Create Test Savings, Study Says
News  |  5/31/2013  | 
Physicians in Colorado HIE ordered fewer lab tests and the same number of imaging tests, but costs remained constant.
EHR Mandate Riles Massachusetts Doctors
News  |  5/30/2013  | 
Doctor's angry blog post calls attention to year-old law that would punish those who don't meet Meaningful Use EHR criteria with loss of their medical licenses.
ONC Steps Up MU Stage 2 Preparation
News  |  5/29/2013  | 
Agency releases interoperability guidelines, launches training modules to help providers meet criteria for information exchange.
Why Some Doctors Don't Lean On EHR
News  |  5/28/2013  | 
EHR use has less to do with doctors' tech savvy than how they deal with clinical uncertainty, suggests research.
DOD Seeks Commercial EHR
News  |  5/23/2013  | 
Hagel shoots down possibility of DOD adopting VA's Vista and sinks the joint iEHR. Epic Systems might win out.
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