Friday, 23 September 2011 12:54
Total Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments have topped $653 million, according to a CMS August EHR monthly report.
Thursday, 22 September 2011 16:29
The Health Research Institute at PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a report (pdf) that suggests healthcare organizations should take an integrated approach to data security, according to a PwC news release.
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 16:04
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society made three recommendations, including the support of a patient identity solution, to Congress during National Health IT Week last week, according to a HIMSS report.
Monday, 19 September 2011 10:28
Lee Berger, MD, an orthopedist who practices in North Bergen and Fair Lawn, N.J., has developed a microchip that can be placed within surgical implants and transmit patient information, according to a report by the Hudson Reporter.
Friday, 16 September 2011 16:27
The American Medical Informatics Association has suggested the FDA articulate its definition of clinical decision support systems, according to an AMIA news release.
Thursday, 15 September 2011 16:35
The federal health IT strategic plan (pdf) for 2011-2015, released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, lists adoption of electronic health records and information exchange as the top goal.
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 16:19
Stage 2 requirements of computerized provider order entry for meaningful use are more likely than stage 1 requirements to produce significant effects on mortality rates, according to a study published in Health Affairs.
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 16:04
President Barack Obama has named Sept. 11-17, 2011 National Health Information Technology Week, according to a White House proclamation.
Monday, 12 September 2011 10:55
A study by Manhattan Research shows the majority of physicians use the Internet during the workday for professional purposes and demonstrate certain unique digital behavior, according to a company news release.
Friday, 09 September 2011 15:14
More than 20 percent of surveyed clinicians use two or more social media sites each for personal and professional use, according to a report (pdf) by QuantiaMD and the Care Continuum Alliance.