Each month we compile a list of the 10 most popular articles we published that month, based on the number of page views.
“No aspect of health IT entails as much uncertainty as the magnitude of its potential benefits.”
7 possibilities that Google Glass could unlock for connected health to enhance the transformation of health care.
Imprivata’s David Ting talks about the basics of effective BYOD for your healthcare organization in successfully establishing mobile security.
As hospitals and offices transition from paper records to electronic records, one important, often overlooked consideration that organizations need to ensure is adequate system uptime. Very few organizations realize the true cost of a system outage – for example just 15 minutes of downtime for a 5 provider practice can cost over $500. In an […]
Hospitals, critical access hospitals and eligible professionals may continue to report clinical quality measures for meaningful use via attestation in 2012, just as they must do in 2011, according to two proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Also, just like 2011, the measures must be calculated using meaningful use-certified electronic health […]
The eHealth Initiative recently released the second phase of the third generation of its Health Information Exchange (HIE) Toolkit, an online resource to empower health care leaders managing the challenges associated with developing, adopting, operating, and sustaining a health information exchange. Phase II of the new eHI Toolkit is now online and available to the […]
Both provider organizations and medical device vendors have made significant, if slow-going, progress over the last several years to network their digitally-enabled medical devices. Recent strides in both the regulatory and standards arenas have provided renewed impetus on the part of both stakeholder groups to bring more interoperability to disparate medical devices, resulting in better […]
Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization Inc. Launches Innovative Medication History Service
In an emergency department (ED), where patients’ health and safety hang in the balance, every second counts. Now, Inova Alexandria Hospital ED clinicians can quickly access a patient’s prescriptions information, no matter where in the U.S. they were written, enhancing care quality and safety. The April medication history service launch in this busy Washington, D.C. […]
Link mobile health monitoring devices with cloud computing in the right way and you can change how we practice medicine. That’s the vision behind HP’s Mobile Health (mHealth) Monitoring Solution, a new, always-on, cloud-based healthcare offering that builds on research conducted at HP’s Data Center Design for Cloud Computing Lab in Singapore. In a joint […]
CapSite™ announces the release of the 2011 U.S. Patient Access Study. The study represents the latest in a series of CapSite strategic industry reports focused on the Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) market. The statistically significant study represents unique Voice of Customer (VOC) insight from more than 500 U.S. hospitals on the market opportunity, market share, […]
Seventy CEOs walk into a room … Top executives are often the objects of wry humor and close scrutiny over their compensation and strategic fumbles as well as the financial performance of theircompanies. In his new book, “The Corner Office“, Adam Bryant takes a different, more personal tack: He focuses on the qualities that have put […]
I was recently asked to participate in a “Day in the Life” series on HealthcareITCentral to give aspiring professionals in the health IT industry an idea of the type of careers within this exciting field. Special thanks to Gwen Darling from HealthcareITCentral.com D for the opportunity to participate in this great series on her site. To view my “Day […]
Providing current and vital resources for implementation of health information technology to improve patient care, HIMSS continues to add new information to Meaningful Use OneSource, an online repository of hundreds of documents, tools and links to other knowledge available on the Internet. Users can go to www.himss.org/meaningfuluseto find this meaningful use compendium vetted by content experts […]
It sounds too good to be true. One highly touted job seeker was hit with a perfect financial services storm: job offers from Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase and Blackrock — all at the same time. This was the situation facing one client of career coach Connie Thanasoulis-Cerrachio, a partner at SixFigureStart and former head […]
Electronic health record (EHR) software vendors aren’t churning out profits like you might expect. You’d think that the Federal subsidies for EHR implementation would create a rising tide that lifted all boats in the EHR software industry. In reality, some vendors are about to capsize.Based on data points I’ve observed in the market over the […]
The starting point for all communication is becoming aware of the intended audience and approaching them on an appropriate level. So many times, people get themselves into difficult situations because they did not consider the audience’s reaction to the message. Anyone could make a list of controversies that started as the result of an insensitive […]
Nimble from ClearPractice is a comprehensive EMR built specifically for the iPad. Nimble is a native iPad application that takes full advantage of the iPad’s user-friendly interface. For the busy physician, this means: You get all the tools and information you need to deliver optimal patient care on one application on one device in a […]
ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwire – January 10, 2011) – Nuesoft Technologies Inc. today announced the availability of Nuetopia, a new service combining the company’s NueMD® electronic health records and medical billing software with the revenue cycle management expertise of a credentialed team of medical billers and coders. “Nuetopia is a natural extension of our software offering,” said Nuesoft CEO Massoud Alibakhsh. “After nearly […]