Current Headlines

  1. Report Highlights The Future Of Nursing IT Leaders
    9/30/2016

    CNIOs help bridge the gap between nursing and technology. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Nurse-Managed Clinic Leverages Telehealth To Expand Virtual Health Access
    9/30/2016

    National University collaborates with Health Net Connect and iAssay to improve healthcare access. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Walgreens Adds Virtual Dermatology To Telehealth Offerings
    9/29/2016

    Iagnosis’ DermatologistOnCall allows patients to get advice for skin conditions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. One Quarter Of Patients Have Sent A Photo To Their Doctors For Diagnosis
    9/29/2016

    Rise of smartphone use among patients provides new opportunities for healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. New HIMSS Analytics Essentials Brief Highlights Population Health Initiatives Evolving In Healthcare Heading Into 2017
    9/29/2016

    HIMSS Analytics has released its most recent 2016 Essentials Brief: Population Health Study, which provides a high level view of how healthcare organizations, in moving from a volume to value-based care, are incorporating population health initiatives and leveraging their IT infrastructure to improve outcomes.

  6. PA Patient Safety Authority Leverages Analytics To Address Medical Errors
    9/28/2016

    Adopting SAS Analytics has helped Pennsylvania use data to protect patients from medical errors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. athenahealth Leverages Big Data To Help Fight Opioid Abuse
    9/28/2016

    Editorial Hub will share data regarding prescribing patterns and patient demographics. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. HHS Awards $1.5M To Improve Information Flow For Patients And Providers
    9/28/2016

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced seven recipients of two Cooperative Agreement programs to improve the flow of health information.

  9. Microsoft Launches Initiative To Leverage AI To “Solve” Cancer
    9/27/2016

    New set of initiatives will focus on applying artificial intelligence to healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. EMR Landscape Is Still Not A Level Playing Field For Small Tech Vendors
    9/27/2016

    Report finds lack of real-interoperability particularly for smaller vendors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer