Current Headlines

  1. Why Is There No Reporting Of EMR Errors?
    7/30/2014

    Subsidies are given for computerizing, but no reporting is required when errors cause harm. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Medical-Loss Ratio Led To Refund Totaling $332 Million In 2013
    7/30/2014

    Healthcare law will return to families an average refund of $80 each this year. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. 10.3 Million Gained Coverage Under Obamacare
    7/30/2014

    The rate of uninsured has dropped to just over 16 percent at end of April. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Google Glass Security Still A Concern
    7/30/2014

    Despite the promise of Google Glass, providers have concerns about the security of the high tech device. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Improved EHR Documentation Eliminates Heparin Errors
    7/30/2014

    Staff education is one way Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital improved EHR documentation and eliminated dangerous heparin administration. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Telemedicine Could Be Covered Under Medicare
    7/30/2014

    A new telehealth bill that would allow Medicare to cover telehealth and remote patient monitoring is set to be introduced to congress soon. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. FTC: ‘We Don't Know’ Where App Collected Data Goes
    7/30/2014

    In a recent roundtable discussion, FTC Commissioner Brill warned we don’t know where the information collected by our dozens of apps really goes. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. University Of Miami And UHealth Standardize On Aruba Wi-Fi Across All Campuses And Medical Facilities
    7/29/2014

    Aruba Networks, Inc. recently announced that the University of Miami, a private research institution and the top-ranked school in Florida, and its health system, UHealth-University of Miami Health System, have selected Aruba for an organization-wide wireless network upgrade covering 200 buildings and 11 million square feet of the University’s three main campuses, as well as UHealth’s three hospitals and two dozen outpatient facilities.

  9. Court Says Breach Lawsuit Needs To Prove Harm
    7/29/2014

    A breach case against Sutter Medical Foundation has been dismissed by Appellate Court. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. EHNAC Launches ACO, Practice Management Accreditation Programs
    7/29/2014

    The programs are designed to certify entities for meeting best practices. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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