New York's DSRIP value-based model brings unique set of IT challenges

LAS VEGAS - The Staten Island Performing Provider System is running into all of the challenges inherent in implementing a value-based model for...

Incentive Payments for E-prescribing

In its attempts to widely disperse and advocate the use of electronic prescribing (or more popularly known as e-prescribing), the Centers for Medicare and...

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4 Digital Trends to Transform Human Services

What does the future of public service delivery look like? For starters, personalization will be combined with the 24/7 access that technology allows —...

Government task force aims to expand health IT to rural areas

The Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture have signed a memorandum of understanding linking rural hospitals and clinicians to capital loan programs...

Regenstrief Institute selects Ohio State’s Peter Embi for CEO post

Peter J. Embi, MD, will take the reins as president and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute in December, the Institute officials announced on Tuesday. Embi,...
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Sens. Introduce Bill To Boost Medicare Claims Data Transparency

This week, Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced legislation (S 756) that would make Medicare claims data more transparent (Gold, Fierce...

RFID consortium to bring blood product tracking technology to market

PORTLAND, OR – The Transfusion Medicine RFID Consortium, which seeks to improve safety and reduce costs in the blood supply chain through use of...

Negotiating the Sale of Your Medical Practice

The sale of physician practices to hospitals continues at a steady pace. For those physicians currently considering an offer to acquire their medical practice...

3 Activities That Boosts the Working Memory in Children

Children are the future of human mankind. Hence; it is very important to boost...

#ECR2017: DR, diagnosis and patient outcomes

#ECR2017: DR, diagnosis and patient outcomes Award-winning DR portfolio offers quality, performance and productivity for...

Verizon doubles down on telehealth

Diana Manos is Senior Editor for Healthcare IT News. Located in Washington, D.C., she covers...

Mostashari launches National Health IT Week with a question: Is the time now?

Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, kicked off this year’s National Health IT...

Security experts to share tips for assessing the risk of medical devices at HIMSS16

It seems simple enough: If a piece of medical equipment is storing, receiving, transmitting,...

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Report: Healthcare providers protect wrong data, putting patient health at risk

Too many healthcare organizations are focused on securing the wrong assets, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks and putting patients at risk, a new...

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VA’s Levin: ‘Blue button’ first step to lifetime EHR

The recently installed “blue button” on the Veteran Affairs Department’s MyHealtheVet portal represents a first step toward the type of full access to their...

Big Data: Creating ‘One Source of Truth’

Frank Irving is the Editor of PhysBizTech, a digital-only publication for forward-looking physician practices. He writes technology and business management at physician practices and...

Hospital chief pleads guilty in case over firing of Texas nurses

Stan Wiley, former hospital administrator of Winkler County Memorial Hospital, Kermit Texas, pleaded guilty to abuse of official capacity for his role in the...

Learning in the electronic way

Digital learning is advanced ways of making the students learn in an interactive way. Many schools are bringing in the latest methods of learning...