Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in June 2009
Till now, certification requirements for electronic medical records were pretty hefty, addressing hundreds of stringent criteria that comprehensive inpatient and ambulatory systems must meet in order to get a seal of approval from the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, or CCHIT, a non-profit federally supported group.
More than 50% of healthcare providers surveyed by IVANS do not believe the federal stimulus package will successfully encourage health IT adoption.
Members of the HIT Policy Committee are initially suggesting linking the use of health IT to individual care and public health outcomes.
Cloud models are starting to provide an attractive option for large and influential regional medical centers to get lots of small, local, laggard doctor offices trading in their paper patient files for electronic medical records. Are there clouds in your forecast?
GE also promises that its GE Centricity e-medical record products will be certified to meet evolving health IT standards.
Proposed legislation calls for all Americans to have medical insurance and that everyone be able to enroll and manage their eligibility information online.
After months of gloom and doom, are companies again hiring new CIOs? Some executive recruiters say yes. And apparently, some of those employers want an upgrade.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance is helping Columbus educators use BI tools to improve student achievement in core subjects, raise graduation rates, and create a road map for overall school reform.