Current Headlines

  1. CMS To Withhold 1 Of 3 Records From Open Payments
    8/21/2014

    Data inconsistencies are behind the CMS announcement that about one third of records will be withheld next month at the launch of Open Payments. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. ACOs Face Barriers To Implementing Health IT
    8/21/2014

    Survey assesses how ACOs are leveraging Health IT and what obstacles still need to be overcome. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Do Your Patients Know You Have A Portal?
    8/21/2014

    A recent survey found 40 percent of patients don’t know if their healthcare provider has a web portal. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Eligibility Of 310,000 Immigrants Who Bought ACA Plans Questioned
    8/21/2014

    The CMS Memo Alerts Those On Notice To Furnish Proof of Eligibility. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Maryland HIE Leverages Data For Targeted Care
    8/21/2014

    In Maryland, the state health information exchange is using technology to transform healthcare. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Around-The-Clock Intensive Care Through Telemedicine
    8/21/2014

    Metroplex Hospital utilizes telemedicine technology to monitor its patients’ conditions every minute of the day. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  7. EMR Adoption Reduces Mortality Rates
    8/20/2014

    A recent HIMSS study reveals hospitals that have implemented EMRs can better predict and decrease mortality rates. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. EHRA Calls For Nationwide Patient Matching
    8/20/2014

    The Electronic Health Record Association recently sent a letter to U.S. Senators urging them to adopt a nationwide patient matching system, allowing patients’ data to follow them across state lines. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Less Than Half Of Providers Use Telemedicine
    8/20/2014

    Telemedicine is used by less than half of care organizations to increase care coverage. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. Leverage Revenue Cycle Systems To Stop Hemorrhaging Money
    8/20/2014

    If there’s any application of IT in healthcare that can resonate with CFOs, it’s revenue cycle. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

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