Healthcare providers are starting to consider outsourcing options again. Here are some areas where it can work -- and some to keep in-house.By Steven Heck President, MedSys Group, 10/28/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The healthcare industry should give serious consideration to a ubiquitous, public, open approach to health information exchange based entirely on web standards.By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 10/24/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Putting fault aside, facts of the case align with a common pattern where the use of EHRs contributes to medical errors. What should this unusual case teach us about EHRs and routine?By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 10/23/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Technology must help, not hinder, the connection between patients and healthcare providers.By Richard Roth Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, Dignity Health, 10/21/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the right IT governance, your organization can make better decisions about where to invest for more effective use of technology.By Dick Taylor MD, Chief Medical Officer, MedSys, 10/21/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership uses Salesforce.com CRM to deliver a coordinated care model that engages an entire community for better health.By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 10/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Americans have lost faith in the healthcare industry. A more realistic view of the profession, coupled with the right technology, can help restore that trust.By Paul Cerrato , 10/14/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While credit cards are selling for a dollar or less on the black market, personal health credentials are commanding as much as $10 per patient. Here’s why.By Lysa Myers Security Researcher, ESET, 10/14/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
EHRs should be adaptive, so that when something like the Ebola outbreak occurs, the overworked ER doc has help catching the one critical piece of information that wasn't as relevant a year ago.By Stephanie Kreml , 10/8/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 10/3/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Without deadline pressure, ICD-10 progress has halted, says Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange study. Is anyone really surprised?By Deborah Graham Programmer/Analyst, 10/3/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Policy changes and consumer pressures have spurred huge changes in health IT. Take a look back at how we got here -- and where we're going.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/29/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Early technology adopters have higher growth rates than healthcare organizations that hold back on health IT, says Harvard Business Review/Verizon study.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
EHRs must do much more than simply replace paper charts. By enhancing them with personal health record features, we can create a new tool that deepens patient engagement.By Michael A.M. Davies Founder & Chairman, Endeavour Partners, 9/16/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
IT Salary Survey 2014: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.