Cerner, Intermountain Partner On EHRs
Healthcare IT vendor and Intermountain to collaborate on activity-based costing, expected to help accountable care organizations measure cost of care.
Will EHRs Ever Help Small Practices?
So far, evidence suggests that health IT benefits mostly hospitals and practices with deep pockets. That could change if small practices get more EHR training.
Tech Glitches Trip Obamacare Exchange Launches
Several state health insurance exchanges say their websites might not be 100% functional on Oct. 1 launch date because of bugs that incorrectly calculate policy prices, among other problems.
8 Wearable Tech Devices To Watch
From a wristband that replaces passwords to a device that helps you read on the treadmill, these wearable tech gadgets break new ground. See what they can do for you.
Feds Seek To Educate Patients On Info Sharing
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers guidelines and open-source software that healthcare institutions can use to help patients understand what they are agreeing to.
ACOs Need Claims Data For Analytics, Expert Says
Accountable care organizations will use data from payers to manage population health for next 10 to 15 years, predicts Jonathan Weiner, professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Medicine Must Get Social
Patients find a lot of good -- and bad -- healthcare information online. That's why doctors need to be as digitally literate as their patients.
Hospitals In Early Stage of Analytics Usage
Fewer than half of healthcare organizations have clinical and business intelligence tools, and most who do are still learning how to use them, says HIMSS Analytics survey.
Nationwide Children's Hospital Taps Tech To Expand Care
Nationwide Children's Hospital used virtual desktops and live streaming video to streamline EHR systems and make neonatal care available at nearby hospitals. One of seven profiles of IW 500 Business Innovation Award winners.