As Health Data Management wraps up 27 years of reporting on the healthcare information technology industry today, it gives me a chance to pause and reflect, and to look hopefully toward the future for the industry.
Rising pressure for combining organizations to produce quick benefits makes IT analysis critical in the earliest plans for consolidation.
As healthcare organizations move data and applications offsite, it becomes increasingly important to assess all costs and risks.
Changes to information technology and billing systems will be essential to cope with the new coding guidelines.
A group representing healthcare security pros warns that hospitals and healthcare organizations could be top priority targets because of their relatively weak security.
As organizations aim to integrate various types of images into clinical systems, HIT executives need to take steps to maximize benefits and minimize risks.
Payers’ applications of HIT, tech giant moves into healthcare and growing uses of artificial intelligence topped the charts this past year.
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Director of Digital Health and Health InformaticsGrant Thornton Public SectorFebruary 10
Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine.February 12
The Federal Communications Commission will soon move to issue a final order for its new $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, which is intended to boost the use of telehealth for underserved patient populations.February 12
Healthy Blue of Louisiana plans to provide its members with access to medical and behavioral healthcare via telehealth.February 11
The Department of Veterans Affairs has decided to delay the first go-live deployment for its $10 billion Cerner electronic health record system, which was originally slated for next month.February 11
Two members of Congress have introduced legislation aimed at advancing telehealth through the development of a plan for adoption and coordination by federal agencies.February 11
The Sequoia Project is putting together a work group to inform its efforts to develop the Common Agreement, the baseline technical and legal requirements for health information networks to electronically share data nationwide.February 11
A new cloud-based application has been built to streamline specimen collecting, tracking and labeling, while also automating laboratory receiving and processing procedures.July 23
Three critical access hospitals in Montana have selected the Evident electronic health records system of CPSI as well as its TruBridge revenue cycle management software.July 23
The recent data breach at the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services demonstrates the risk that hired third-party vendors pose to healthcare organizations.July 18
A recent survey suggests that a majority of healthcare organizations are now putting data in the cloud, often without sufficient security protection.July 17
Providers may be placing too much trust in cybersecurity practices that are not sophisticated enough to deter high-level attacks by hackers.July 17