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Four Ohio hospitals reach the peak of health IT compliance

May 31, 2012
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After banishing paper records completely from four of its hospitals, Ohio State...

The U.S. Olympic Committee will implement health IT this summer

May 30, 2012
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The Olympics signify strength, athletics and national pride. While the Olympic...

Technology-savvy staff required for health IT adoption

May 29, 2012
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Rural hospitals and healthcare facilities could benefit the most from having...

Small medical practices have a lower adoption rate of EMR software

May 25, 2012
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With incentives guaranteed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

Widespread use of mobile health devices pose certain risks

May 24, 2012
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Mobile devices may seem nearly omnipresent in today's world, as those who are...

Social media plays a strong role in the medical field

May 23, 2012
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Social media has taken the professional world by storm. The majority of...

Mobile tablet adoption crosses key threshold

May 22, 2012
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The next time you have an appointment with your physician or are hospitalized,...

Researchers identify first criteria for assessing medical homes

May 21, 2012
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The development of new models of healthcare should constantly be encouraged,...

New study says population health can be better managed with the use of health IT

May 21, 2012
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Rising medical costs have brought new healthcare models to this industry. These...

Tennessee Blue Cross Blue Shield reaches a settlement after violating HIPAA compliance

May 18, 2012
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Today, healthcare organizations receive more and more patients, which leads to...

Health IT compliance is contingent upon the type of medical facility

May 17, 2012
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Supporters of health IT have stated for years that the adoption of these...

Elements to consider when attempting to avoid HIPAA violations

May 17, 2012
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At the end of April, Healthcare IT News sat down with Chris Apgar, an expert in...

Mobile phone application growth may need to be tempered

May 16, 2012
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As popular as mobile phone applications have become, there are some products...

Telemonitoring system of care lowers high blood pressure in patients

May 16, 2012
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Patients with serious diseases, such as heart conditions, rely heavily on their...

OIG: Disaster planning lacking among long-term care facilities

May 14, 2012
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Natural disasters spare no victims, not even society's most vulnerable members...

Patient engagement with health IT is rising

May 14, 2012
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While health IT is a growing field strongly influencing the healthcare sector,...

Virgin HealthMiles releases new product for tracking employee health

May 11, 2012
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Recently, employers have had a strong interest in improving the health of their...

Doctors, government take aim at preventing hospital infections

May 10, 2012
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Healthcare professionals are always advised to properly clean their hands and...

Healthcare facility releases telehealth system capable of coordinating care more efficiently

May 10, 2012
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The healthcare industry is always looking for new and innovative ways to...

Government launches largest Medicare fraud raid in history

May 09, 2012
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The government's most substantial intervention into improper Medicare billing...

Rising obesity rates affect healthcare costs

May 09, 2012
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The obesity epidemic in the United States has made a big impact on American's...

Telemedicine proves effective for certain patients

May 08, 2012
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Texas resident Amber Young, who was recently diagnosed with an upper...

Physicians face tension between meeting individual and community care goals

May 07, 2012
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The healthcare community is currently embroiled in a struggle between two types...

Ohio hospital leads the way in improving employee health

May 07, 2012
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Lately, employers have been on a mission to improve the health of their staff....

Use of social media within the healthcare sector is advancing

May 04, 2012
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In the United States, social media has taken a stronghold over the last several...

Health IT incentives cross another crucial threshold

May 03, 2012
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As April comes to a close, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

New report details three strategies that improve business-relevant IT use

May 03, 2012
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The world of healthcare IT involves various complicated processes expanding in...

Hospital organization calls for extended meaningful use deadlines

May 02, 2012
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Citing the fact that many hospitals have still not met stage one of meaningful...

Polled CFOs view healthcare coverage as a necessity

May 02, 2012
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Research data from the Integrated Benefits Institute, a provider of health...

Culture of compliance can bail out facilities with HIPAA violations

May 01, 2012
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As instances of compromised healthcare data continue to mount, the Department...