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Survey: Doctors have mixed feelings over EHRs

August 31, 2012
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As technology continues to evolve at an exponential rate, it is only a matter...

Improper care of patient information could lead to data breach

August 30, 2012
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Previously mentioned in this blog is the importance of security within medical...

Survey says hospitals are looking for higher contracting rates with largest payer

August 28, 2012
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Hospital providers have been concerned with developing accountable care as well...

Smart sutures able to detect infection

August 28, 2012
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Continuously underlined in this blog is the importance of technology in the...

OCR finalizes HIPAA Omnibus Rule

August 27, 2012
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As mentioned time and time again in this blog, HIPAA compliance is important...

Final rules released for Stage Two meaningful use

August 27, 2012
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Last week the final rules were released by the federal government for stage two...

Will the November election affect healthcare reform?

August 24, 2012
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Healthcare IT News recently took a poll of its readers to ask whether their IT...

Medical facilities need to keep close eye on patient records

August 24, 2012
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The Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) released a white...

New technologies set to help CFOs and patients

August 22, 2012
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Hospital CFOs are contemplating new technologies to counter the Medicare cuts...

New options available for ICD-10 implementation

August 21, 2012
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Medical providers should be aware that the sooner they meet ICD-10 compliance,...

Survey finds some Americans ready for robotic healthcare

August 21, 2012
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Technology continues to evolve at an exponential rate for many industries,...

Wellness provisions under the Affordable Care Act may lower costs

August 20, 2012
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Now that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been found...

Training and consulting services can help reduce wait time

August 17, 2012
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As previously reported in this blog, many experts in the healthcare field...

San Francisco hospitals lowered sepsis mortality by half

August 16, 2012
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The healthcare sector is always looking for ways to innovate and streamline...

CFOs need to ensure efficient ICD-10 transitions

August 16, 2012
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While many in the healthcare fields celebrated when a one-year delay for ICD-10...

Health IT vendors unable to offer EHR support

August 15, 2012
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As more healthcare facilities are attempting to meet meaningful use...

Study finds safety-net hospitals need to adapt for survival

August 15, 2012
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Earlier this week, a study released by The Commonwealth Fund found that...

Steps to improving care and cutting costs

August 14, 2012
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Some experts believe that building an IT infrastructure that supports the...

Healthcare data breaches remain rampant

August 13, 2012
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Patients expect their healthcare providers to ensure that their personal...

Long-term care insurance rates skyrocketing

August 10, 2012
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Providers of long-term care may need to consider other financial options when...

Massachusetts passes defensive medicine legislation

August 10, 2012
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Massachusetts continues to pave the way for the rest of the nation in terms of...

Physicians will need to adopt 'lawyer business model' to compete in medical sector

August 09, 2012
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As this blog has mentioned time and time again, medical facilities are at risk...

Microsoft keeps the cloud HIPAA compliant

August 08, 2012
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Previously mentioned in this blog was the importance of businesses ensuring...

EMRs used in London Olympics, Americans still wary

August 07, 2012
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While the 2012 London Games are widely popular in the United States because of...

Telehealth services becoming more popular among patients and providers

August 07, 2012
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Telehealth services are a common outcome of this generation's reliance on...

How to avoid healthcare data breaches

August 06, 2012
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Today, sharing data is easier than ever. Whether texting on a mobile phone or...

Internet connectivity and infrastructure becoming more critical for hospitals

August 02, 2012
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Wireless internet networks are not unlike elevators, in that they allow users...

Minnesota dislodges Massachusetts from No. 1 ranking in e-prescribing

August 02, 2012
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Healthcare IT adoption goes beyond implementing solely electronic medical...

England praises its healthcare system during Olympics Opening Ceremony

August 01, 2012
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Organizers of this year's London 2012 Olympic Games went to great lengths to...

Pharmaceutical industry cuts funding for CME initiatives

August 01, 2012
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Because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as well as the HITECH...