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Patients leaning more toward social media platforms than ever before

September 28, 2012
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The expansion of technology has affected a number of different industries, and...

Privacy and security challenges must be met with new initiatives

September 27, 2012
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While stage two of the meaningful use requirements will bring more...

Topol: Drug-based research needs to expand

September 27, 2012
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The medical sector may need to change the ways it handles clinical research,...

Social Security and Medicare provides advantages for aging population

September 26, 2012
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The recession is taking its toll on the baby boomer population, especially...

Colorado physician network joins health information exchange movement

September 26, 2012
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This blog continuously underlines how new technologies positively impact the...

Patients want more connection with their doctors, survey finds

September 25, 2012
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According to a survey conducted by the Optum Institute through Harris...

Baby boomers need to start planning for retirement

September 24, 2012
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The baby boomer population is aging and the medical sector will need to provide...

Consumer-driven healthcare is the wave of the future

September 24, 2012
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A recent Medscape article discussed the impact that consumer-driven healthcare...

CMS released report detailing payment adjustments for meaningful use

September 21, 2012
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Medical providers have been scrambling to adopt health IT systems such as...

New mobile app available for caregivers helping diabetes patients

September 20, 2012
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Physicians and nurses spend their lives taking care of sick and elderly...

Kentucky HIPAA breach puts 2,500 patients at risk

September 20, 2012
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The Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced earlier this week that a...

Massachusetts hospital agrees to $1.5 million settlement for HIPAA violation

September 19, 2012
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With technology evolving everyday, it's increasingly important for all medical...

Meaningful use regulations push forward need for healthcare consultants

September 18, 2012
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The medical industry has not needed a healthcare consultant quite as much as it...

Survey: Patients more open to EMRs if they control the accessibility

September 18, 2012
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This blog has previously discussed the importance of hospital consultants...

Hospital readmissions decrease thanks to remote monitoring

September 17, 2012
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The healthcare industry is continuing to evolve and find new and innovative...

Ambulatory care is not ripe for EHR consolidation

September 17, 2012
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The processes in health IT advancements and improvements are moving quickly,...

Two aspects of health IT likely to grow in 2013

September 14, 2012
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The health IT industry is always changing and growing. Meaningful use...

Solutions for alert fatigue within e-prescribing systems

September 13, 2012
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The world of health IT has many kinks that it still needs to work out. For...

EMRs making waves but still need work according to expert

September 13, 2012
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Dr. David Blumenthal, chief health information and innovation officer at...

Radiologists gain clarity through meaningful use ruling

September 12, 2012
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A recent Diagnostic Imaging article reported that while some experts see few...

Security measures for hospitals must follow HIPAA compliance

September 11, 2012
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As previously reported in this blog, safety and security measurements are...

Report: America's healthcare system still needs to improve care and reduce costs

September 11, 2012
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The Institute of Medicine released a report detailing how the complexities of...

Need for healthcare IT consultants rises with meaningful use regulations

September 10, 2012
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The world of healthcare IT consulting has never been more needed than today and...

Survey finds that analytics still need a big push forward

September 10, 2012
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This blog has previously mentioned the importance of healthcare analytics,...

Certification of EMR systems has brought confusion to physicians

September 07, 2012
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Ever since meaningful use requirements and the HITECH Act came into existence,...

Survey shows doctors trust mobile technology more than nurses

September 06, 2012
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Technology has been changing the medical sector for decades, but in recent...

Blue Button programs highlights success of electronic medical records

September 06, 2012
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Last week, the Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the the Blue...

Debate rages over Meaningful Use incentive program

September 05, 2012
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The Meaningful Use program - providing incentive payments to medical facilities...

New robotic device could enhance telehealth services

September 04, 2012
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The healthcare sector is always changing and technology has become a strong...

Technology could aid in fight against obesity and diabetes

September 04, 2012
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Researchers at Columbia University announced through The Optical Society last...