Current Headlines

  1. CHIME Announces National Patient ID Challenge
    3/30/2015

    CHIME has announced the winner of its National Patient ID Challenge will also be the winner of $1 million. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Blue Button Awareness Dwindles
    3/30/2015

    From 2013 to 2014, researchers noticed a decreased awareness among healthcare organizations of the VA’s Blue Button tool. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Facebook Ratings May Reflect True Quality Of Hospitals
    3/30/2015

    According to a recent study, Facebook users’ ratings of hospitals may be an accurate representation of the quality of care provided. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. HIMSS Analytics Announces Hyland, Creator Of OnBase As Certified Educator Of The EMRAM And A-EMRAM
    3/30/2015

    EMRAM and A-EMRAM are each an eight-step process that allows healthcare provider organizations to analyze their level of EMR adoption, chart accomplishments, and benchmark progress against other healthcare organizations across the country.

  5. Thousands Volunteer For Apple ResearchKit Medical Research
    3/27/2015

    Apple’s program that will allow iPhone users to consent to medical research has already seen thousands volunteer to share data. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. HIEs Improved In 2014
    3/27/2015

    According to a report from The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, HIEs improved in several areas in 2014, including data exchange. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Nurses: Medical Errors Could Be Reduced With Connected Devices
    3/27/2015

    Nurses recently surveyed by the West Health Institute said they believe medical errors could be reduced by using connected devices. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. eClinicalWorks Announces Integration Between Wearable Devices And Healow Platform
    3/27/2015

    eClinicalWorks, a leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions, recently announced integration between its wholly-owned subsidiary healow (Health & Online Wellness) and industry-leading wearable devices and fitness trackers.

  9. Smart Card Alliance 14th Annual Government Conference To Cover Security Advances In Identity Credentials, Mobile ID, Healthcare And More
    3/27/2015

    The 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading identity security showcase, returns to Washington, D.C. with more than 70 speakers to address efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs.

  10. Cloud Solutions Leveraged By Medicare Advantage Plan
    3/26/2015

    End-to-end integration produces better billing, claims, payment processing, and customer service for more than 165,000 SCAN members. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

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