News

Ambulatory Care

05-20-2015 | Ambulatory Care
Clinical data may provide the key to a patient's health, but comprehensive care plans require other data, as well.
04-4-2014 | Ambulatory Care
WEDI and EHNAC are preparing to launch a practice management system accreditation program.

Business Analytics

06-3-2015 | Business Analytics
While “Big Data” and analytics are among the most widely discussed topics in healthcare today, many healthcare organizations are still just beginning to grapple with why and how best they should incorporate analytics into their operations in order to better understand the reams of data new health IT is helping them collect.
05-28-2015 | Business Analytics
Rishi Sikka, MD, senior vice president of clinical transformation at Chicago’s Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s largest ACOs, will deliver a featured presentation at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, June 30-July 1 in New York City.

Cloud Computing

07-1-2014 | Cloud Computing
In any industry, there's often a period when a new technology is viewed as more of a risk than an opportunity; never is that more so than in healthcare.
05-2-2014 | Cloud Computing
As healthcare providers deal with increasingly large volumes of data, the need to develop cost effective storage and archiving strategies is becoming more pressing.

Electronic Health Records

Healthcare organizations focused on ICD-10, new industry guidelines, mental health data integration, consumer-driven technology demands and big data management in 2014.
The Cleveland Clinic has set its sights on the broad range of multispecialty images generated across the health system.

Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

A new resource for healthcare finance leaders that will feature the latest news, analysis, and insights on best practices for managing the revenue cycle
A new study demonstrates how social networking can help improve robotic surgical training.

Health Information Exchange

InterComponentWare AG will reopen its operations in the United States with teams in business development, sales, and product management.
It is an exciting time to be in the healthcare industry, especially considering the impact technological advancements in digital health have had on healthcare.

ICD-10

01-2-2014 | ICD-10
Survey from WEDI shows that the healthcare industry is falling behind in meeting the October 1, 2014 transition to a new coding system.
12-19-2013 | ICD-10
The ICD-10 deadline is less than a year away. That means organizations need to prepare for the transition – and then some, according to Joncé Smith, Soarian Financials Practice Director at Stoltenberg Consulting, a Pittsburgh-based health IT consulting firm.

Meaningful Use

05-16-2014 | Meaningful Use
An electronic medication history service is enabling Allina Health System to efficiently meet regulatory requirements.
01-24-2014 | Meaningful Use
A recent survey by the National Center for Health Statistics found that while physician use of EHRs continues to increase, many still aren't ready for Meaningful Use Stage 2.

Mobile Health

08-28-2015 | Mobile Health
Caseworkers are increasingly spending their days in the field. Now, they can take the office with them.
05-20-2015 | Mobile Health
Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.

Patient Safety

05-20-2015 | Patient Safety
"Patient engagement" may not be new, but it certainly requires new ways of thinking about healthcare services.
05-20-2015 | Patient Safety
Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.

Privacy & Security

10-26-2015 | Privacy & Security
Tighter integration and holistic policies will secure data from devices, wearables and the Internet of Things.
05-20-2015 | Privacy & Security
Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.

Quality

06-3-2015 | Quality
While “Big Data” and analytics are among the most widely discussed topics in healthcare today, many healthcare organizations are still just beginning to grapple with why and how best they should incorporate analytics into their operations in order to better understand the reams of data new health IT is helping them collect.
05-20-2015 | Quality
Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.

Workforce Development

10-12-2015 | Workforce Development
There may be no better way to develop effective healthcare programs, and the IT to support it, than caring about your own employees.
05-29-2015 | Workforce Development
Nominations for Healthcare IT News’ annual BEST Hospital IT Departments program open today, May 28.