Building an HIE with minimal IT or know-how

The Western Washington Rural Health Care Collaborative (WWRHCC) has a formidable challenge. The nonprofit health network comprising 10 critical access hospitals (CAHs) serves some...

Health America, Preferred Primary Care Physicians partner on patient-centered care

HealthAmerica and Preferred Primary Care Physicians have launched a new pilot program aimed at providing more coordinated and patient-centered primary care and improved communications...

Regulatory compliance officers need not fear open source software in medical...

I spent the past few days in Boston at the Harvard Medical School Conference Center speaking audiences at the Medical Device Connectivity Conference (I...

Health 2.0 speaker says ‘find a way to build a business...

“Health 2.0 has the promise to change the healthcare industry,” the conference’s opening keynote speaker Mark Smith, president of the California HealthCare Foundation, told...

HIPAA vs The Cloud

HIPAA Compliance: The objective behind Sensitivity in maintaining individual health record of every person is too significant and this is what gets ensured under...

U.S. Lays out Incentives in Health Reform Law

WASHINGTON  - The U.S. government Friday laid out incentives for states and people to participate in health insurance exchanges, including tax credits and funding...

Meaningful use could include steps toward PCAST exchange goals

By Mary Mosquera The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT could include in the requirements for the next stage of meaningful use...

AHA asks Sebelius to scale back meaningful use requirements

In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the American Hospital Association said it has found that hospitals have significantly less...

ICAC Group mulls training gamers in medical transcription

By mtph on June 29th, 2010 The Internet Cafe Association of Cebu (ICAC), a group ofInternet cafe operators in the province, is considering plans to capitalize on the growing number...

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Should doctors be taken word-for-word?

Why We Matter to Health Care

With our nation engaged in dialogue around health care reform, and health care delivery engaged in discussions around what “meaningful use” of EHRs will...