Healthcare IT Needs More Crazy CIOs
The IT leaders who make a difference sometimes break the rules, but their vision and courage drive results for the customers who matter: patients.
Improved Patient Problem List Enhances Diagnoses
New clinical decision support tool gives doctors a better patient problem list, reminding doctors of those medical issues and leading to improved care, say researchers at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston.
GE To Fold Web-Based EHR
Company will shut down Centricity Advance product for small medical practices and migrate customers to Centricity Practice Solution.
American Docs Question Health IT's Benefits
U.S. physicians are more skeptical about the benefits of electronic health records and health information exchanges than their international counterparts, according to an Accenture study.
9 Tablets Fit For Doctors
Since healthcare pros have embraced tablets in a big way, tablet makers have come up with a few design and feature twists for this demanding audience.
5 Tips For Sending Health Data To Cloud
Health IT managers are reluctant to use cloud computing for data storage, says Iron Mountain exec Ken Rubin. Here's his advice for smart handling of health data.
Is 2012 The Year Of Online Patients?
Meaningful Use programs, healthcare reform, and the public's love of mobile devices could add up to patients finally getting fully involved in their own care.
Top 9 Health IT Stories Of 2011
2011 was a challenging year for healthcare IT professionals. Providers rolled out electronic health record systems to qualify for the government's Meaningful Use financial incentives. Meanwhile, mobile health apps took off, e-prescribing increased, health info exchanges got a start, and some organizations suffered data breaches. On the plus side, more health IT jobs became available.