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IT systems may boost health literacy rates through personal records

April 27, 2012
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To receive financial incentives from the government related to health IT,...

ICD-10 can be implemented within healthcare information technology

April 27, 2012
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ICD-10 and health IT have always been considered completely separate issues....

EHR systems will need to progress in order to support new healthcare models

April 26, 2012
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As the medical community embraces new healthcare models such as the...

Are nursing homes truly immune to recessions?

April 25, 2012
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All sectors need to adjust their spending policies during a recession, and the...

Meaningful use incentives top $4.5 billion as investors flock to health IT industry

April 24, 2012
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As the first quarter of 2012 winds down, the amount of money exchanged due to...

Social media boosts health outcomes if used correctly

April 23, 2012
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Healthcare providers and consumers alike are still trying to refine how their...

New research shows low patient interaction with health IT

April 23, 2012
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Superior patient care is the ultimate goal of the healthcare industry. However,...

CMS pushed back deadline to provide more time for healthcare community to implement HIPAA 5010

April 20, 2012
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The federal government has been pushing back deadlines for some important...

VA is urging telehealth services to drop co-pays for veterans

April 19, 2012
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The Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) has been a big proponent of using...

Study: Correlation between hospital care quality and health IT

April 18, 2012
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Although most supporters of health IT endorse these platforms as a means to...

The feedback loop leads to improved clinical documentation

April 18, 2012
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Even though the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have pushed...

Patient empowerment helpful, but not used to maximum effectiveness

April 17, 2012
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It's no secret that the graying of America will continue to accelerate at a...

New training method makes training process more efficient

April 16, 2012
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Sweeping healthcare reform has brought with it an increased reliance on health...

Cloud technology saves costs and stores data securely as compared to in-clinic servers

April 16, 2012
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Today cloud technology is the big topic everyone is talking about. It is...

California Telehealth Network received $700,000 in order to further spread telemedicine support

April 13, 2012
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UnitedHealthcare recently provided the California Telehealth Network (CTN) with...

The medical home and health IT reduce healthcare costs

April 12, 2012
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Soon healthcare costs will skyrocket as baby boomers grow older and the average...

Cost and quality not always in alignment for healthcare services

April 12, 2012
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When determining a particular service to choose, most American consumers equate...

Medical community begins response to likely ICD-10 timeline extension

April 11, 2012
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Health IT is generally regarded by even its most ardent supporters as leading...

Genworth survey reports on the costs of long term care

April 11, 2012
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Genworth, a financial security company, recently released the results of its...

HHS will likely extend ICD-10 deadline into 2014

April 10, 2012
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It has been said that when something needs to be done, it should be done...

States may lack resources to integrate health IT

April 09, 2012
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As the health IT industry continues to evolve, is it possible that developments...

The benefits and limits of telemedicine

April 09, 2012
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Telemedicine - a process of communicating medical information electronically in...

Health IT Policy Committee debates Stage 2 regulations

April 06, 2012
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The Health IT Policy Committee, a federal advisory committee, discussed the...

Health IT conversion largely insulated from Supreme Court ruling

April 05, 2012
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Earlier this week, President Barack Obama expressed optimism that his crowning...

IOM report asks for further integration of primary care and public health

April 05, 2012
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Today, there is a strong divide between public health specialists and primary...

HHS solicits creative ideas using dual recognition programs

April 04, 2012
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Healthcare is a complex industry that requires innovative solutions to enhance...

Alert fatigue risks patient safety

April 04, 2012
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A new phenomenon known as alert fatigue is plaguing physicians, according to a...

Study: Insurance change forces patients to emergency rooms

April 03, 2012
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Proponents of 2009 landmark healthcare reform believed that systemic changes to...

Retirees not responding to their own concerns about healthcare

April 02, 2012
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Knowledge may be power, but for many Americans who are able to see their...

EMR sales have increased due to incentives and government regulations

April 02, 2012
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Kalorama's recently published report states that EMR sales are up by 14 percent...