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Strategy: HIPAA Security

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Security via HIPAA Compliance
If you work in healthcare, you’ve probably been struggling to meet the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule for quite a while now. Recent changes as a result of HITECH—the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health IT—have likely added more challenges. For security professionals charged with

Strategy: Health Information Exchanges That Work

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Health Information Exchanges: Profiling Four Efforts There are about 200 health information exchanges in the United States today, and that number is growing fast, particularly now that the federal government is expected to make the ability to exchange patient data electronically part of the "meaningful use" criteria that physicians and hospitals have to meet to get funds to help them deploy electronic health record systems.?HIEs feed data into patients' EHRs from doctors and hospital visits, as

Strategy: EMR-Ready Servers

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Readying Your Server Infrastructure for EMR

The healthcare industry is undergoing a sea change as medical records go digital. Dollars are flowing from the government to encourage physicians to move to electronic records, yet fewer than 10% are on board today—even as we’re poised to add millions more Americans to the system.In this report, we’ll advise midsize practices on how to get up and running with a fully EMR-capable infrastructure, from scoping hardware and

Strategy: BI and Analytics in Healthcare

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Smarter Medicine: BI and Analytics in Healthcare Business intelligence is driving operational efficiencies in healthcare organizations. Next up is using analytics to improve patient care. Here's a look at the challenges and opportunities facing healthcare providers as they implement BI and analytics tools. (S2360111)

Smartphone Apps: What The Doctor Ordered

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

The latest equipment for improving healthcare isn’t a multimillion-dollar computer system. It’s an inexpensive gadget that many of us have in our pockets: smartphones.Applications that run on iPhones and other smartphones give healthcare providers and patients information and capabilities they need where and when they need them. The phones and apps are inexpensive and becoming ubiquitous. They provide doctors information and data, and give patients tools they need to take better care

Serious Games Enhance Business Training

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

 Conventional wisdom has it that if you hear something, you'll retain 25 percent, if you write it down, 50 percent, and if you do something, you'll retain 75 to 80 percent. According to IBM and a growing number of experts, the learn-by-doing principle and the basic economics of software are behind growing adoption of “serious gaming” for business training, enabling students to cost effectively “do something” in a virtual

Secure EMR System Costs for a Three-Provider Practice

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

This customizable ROI spreadsheet is a companion to our Securing EMR Systems report.

Salary Survey 2010: Healthcare

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Healthcare IT: Demand Is Up but Not Pay
Health IT talent is in demand as healthcare providers of all sizes rush to deploy electronic medical record and other systems in order to qualify for federal reimbursements that will start next year. But pay in this industry is on the low end of the general IT population and isn’t growing as fast as you’d expect, given demand.Survey Name: InformationWeek Analytics U.S. IT Salary Survey, Healthcare IT Professionals
Survey Date: January

Research: Mainframes

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Two Tribes, One Future: Bringing Mainframes Into the IT MainstreamCall it a high-tech Hatfield and McCoy saga. Two groups with a lot in common and plenty to lose are separated by management, perception, and old feuds and prejudices. Money is tight, and fighting words are flying.Most of the 831 business technology professionals responding to our InformationWeek Analytics Mainframe survey had balanced comments and say their companies use both mainframes and distributed systems based on the best

Research: Healthcare IT Priorities Survey

by InformationWeekJan 20, 2013

Healthcare IT Priorities Survey: A Singular Focus
Healthcare providers are intensely focused on deploying and upgrading electronic health records systems this year and their IT plans reflect that. InformationWeek Analytics takes a close look at the priorities and goals they’re pursuing. (R2090311)



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