Web-based applications and interfaces are increasingly common in the health care industry. Read here about advances in the field and about related topics such as how enterprise intranets facilitate communications across disparate locations.
Cloud-based electronic health record systems are the highest ranked EHRs in terms of physician satisfaction among small and solo practices, according to Black Book Rankings.
In an industry dominated by billion-dollar deals and the launch of teraflop-scale analytics platforms, a $1,000 prize won by a graduate student may not appear to offer particularly salient lessons, but don't tell that to Spencer Kohn.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has announced six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge, designed to help startups connect with healthcare organizations to evaluate their technologies in real-world care environments.
It's easy for most of us to remember those cataclysmic societal events after which it is universally intoned that "things will never be the same again." It may be a little more rare to remember those events which slide under the radar of most folks, but which have profound consequences nonetheless.
The volume of e-payments is growing in the healthcare industry. What are the best practices, as well as the risks, as more organizations adopt electronic business practices in revenue cycle management? Where does the cloud fit into these strategies? Joe Gregory, VP Marketing, Orbograph, and A.J. Johnson, General Manager NHSX, TriZetto Provider Solutions, a Cognizant company, discuss some of the key trends and future capabilities in the revenue cycle management space.
Although there is recognition of numerous potential benefits of cloud technology for healthcare IT, concerns persist about security in the cloud. Watch this exclusive HIMSS video as Matt Ferrari, CTO, Clear Data, provides a reality check about security in the cloud, and identifies steps healthcare organizations should take to maximize security in the cloud without sacrificing benefits related to agility, efficiency and performance.
After a decade of false starts, encryption technology is taking hold across mobile devices and cloud computing. The big question: Can traditional enterprise networks and on-premises data centers keep pace with the fast-rising encryption trend?
The National Institutes of Health has announced the award of a 10-year, government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) for information technology potentially worth $20 billion. The GWAC will provide the entire federal government with solutions including health and biomedical IT.
Whether youre looking for pure cloud applications or seeking to potentially migrate only a portion of your IT infrastructure to the cloud, here are 20 hybrid cloud questions that CIOs must ask, according to ScienceLogic. This presentation originated at Information Management magazine.
A wrap-up of some of the vendor announcements made during HIMSS15 in Chicago.
There is a new vendor in the enterprise hospital electronic health records market boasting more than 20 hospitals in the implementation phase since going live in late January with its cloud-based product.
A new IBM business unit launched last week to help physicians, researchers, insurers and patients use big data, analytics and mobile technology to achieve better health outcomes is being described by the companys chief executive officer as their moonshot in healthcare.
We have entered the era of the connected patient as shown by the Apple Watch and other wearable devices that gather data seamlessly and continuously. Along with mobile health applications, they promise to extend medical care further into peoples lives than ever before. This transformation will not happen, however, without providers investing in modern social, mobile, cloud and data science platforms that manage information from multiple streams and make it actionable.
Veteran ambulatory software vendors e-MDs and MDeverywhere have merged after investment firm Martin Equity Partners bought e-MDs, which sells an integrated physician practice management and electronic health records system. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Open source software licenses increasingly are becoming common, but they still are subject to license agreements even if the price is free. And not all open source is really open source.