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Individual mandate is decreed constitutional

June 28, 2012
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Today, a pivotal decision was made by the U.S. Supreme Court that will shape...

Healthcare staffing challenges persist regardless of Supreme Court ruling

June 28, 2012
Leadership & Staffing

As fallout from the June 28 Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack...

Reckless abandonment: Facilities must dispose of health IT devices properly

June 27, 2012
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The theft of a USB hard drive recently turned into a $1.7 million error for the...

Cerrato: Healthcare IT stands at a crossroad

June 27, 2012
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In Poland, the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp now stands as a reminder...

'Cut-and-paste' approach unlikely to succeed with health IT

June 26, 2012
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Some medical facilities have struggled to properly adopt their workflow...

Health IT more likely to enhance than impede communication with patients

June 25, 2012
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Even though the American Medical Association (AMA) recently engaged in a failed...

California may be impacted the most by Supreme Court's ruling

June 25, 2012
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The Supreme Court has a final ruling coming out this week that will affect...

Utah facility commits data breach

June 22, 2012
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With the latest advancements in healthcare IT and the meaningful use...

HIE systems will need patient consent

June 21, 2012
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Along with ICD-10 compliance, many healthcare professionals are looking to meet...

California develops first-in-the-nation HIPAA compliance tool

June 20, 2012
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When attempting to avoid HIPAA violations, healthcare providers might...

Cancer survivors expected to grow to 18 million in next ten years

June 20, 2012
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Cancer has always been a devastating disease and many who contracted forms of...

Facilities turn to unwilling competitors to fulfill health IT staffing needs

June 19, 2012
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The healthcare industry continues to evolve at a fervent pace, and those...

Healthcare professionals rebut critics of health IT

June 18, 2012
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Even as physicians continue to adopt health IT tools with increasing...

Shared care insurance is useful for the long-term care setting

June 18, 2012
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Staggering healthcare costs are impacting medical providers, payers and the...

Does health IT impact the long-term care setting?

June 15, 2012
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With the movement toward adopting EHR systems and other health IT products, the...

Elderly, disabled transition from nursing homes through federal program

June 14, 2012
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The elderly can make substantial contributions to communities if they are...

New ONC challenge announced for improving patient access to health records

June 14, 2012
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)...

Mobile devices may compromise healthcare data

June 13, 2012
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For all the benefits mobile devices can bring to healthcare professionals and...

Premier connects more than 100,000 healthcare facilities

June 13, 2012
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Any hospital consultant would agree that the healthcare sector is always...

Doctors turn to tweets to stay in tune with patient troubles

June 12, 2012
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Throughout her day, Natasha Burgert updates her professional social media...

Both employees and new IT tools merit the attention of healthcare facilities

June 11, 2012
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The war being waged between IT departments for the most talented workers the...

CVS Caremark survey: Many consumers are unaware of health insurance exchanges

June 11, 2012
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) established by the Obama...

Efficiency of health IT will eventually trump associated security concerns

June 07, 2012
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It's not difficult to understand the hesitancy of some healthcare providers to...

Massachusetts hospital lost backup data for 800,000 patients

June 07, 2012
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Healthcare facilities have a duty to their patients when it comes to offering...

Do no harm: Study evaluates abilities of hospitals to protect patients

June 06, 2012
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The Hippocratic Oath dictates that healthcare professionals must protect...

Six states receive grant funding to build insurance exchanges

June 06, 2012
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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Secretary Kathleen...

Preventable healthcare data breaches mar the first half of 2012

June 05, 2012
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The year is not even halfway over yet, and many healthcare facilities have...

Doctors are no longer the sole source of health information for patients

June 04, 2012
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The healthcare community has been disappointed by consumers' apparent lack of...

U.S. healthcare costs remain stagnant

June 04, 2012
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The healthcare industry has been adopting electronic medical records software...

U.S. citizens call for compensation of live organ donors

June 01, 2012
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The healthcare industry is filled with people who are trying to do good for...