Current Headlines

  1. HIT Consultants More Satisfied Than Full Time Workers
    7/25/2014

    A recent HIT survey shows that consultants are better paid and more satisfied than those who work full time. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

     

  2. App Makes Tracking Implants A Breeze
    7/25/2014

    Tracking implants from pacemakers to hip replacements is difficult, but a new app seeks to ease the process for providers. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Patients Prefer Referrals Over Online Reviews
    7/25/2014

    A recent study has found individuals prefer to a see a doctor based on a referral from family or friends rather than an online review. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. HIPAA Doesn’t Cover All Personal Health Data
    7/25/2014

    Some personal health information is not covered under HIPAA regulations, but one study says this unregulated data can be just as sensitive.  By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Insurance Subsidies For Federal Exchanges Struck Down
    7/25/2014

    Ruling will likely be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Technology Helps ‘Most Wired’ Improve Communication, Patient Safety
    7/25/2014

    The 20 hospitals on Hospital and Health Networks’ ‘Most Wired’ list make tremendous gains by using IT. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. CareCloud Continues To Expand Market Footprint, Product Innovation, And Infrastructure For Growth In Second Quarter Of 2014
    7/24/2014

    CareCloud, the leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records (EHR), and medical billing software and services, recently announced it continued its expansion upmarket in the second quarter of 2014 to serve larger medical groups via both direct and indirect channels. On the partnership side, this was highlighted by CareCloud’s May announcement of joining forces with BBVA Compass, one of the nation’s largest commercial banks.

  8. CMS Pushing Mandated Certified EHRs For Chronic Care
    7/24/2014

    A proposed rule would mandate certified EHRs for care of chronically ill under Medicare Part B. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Remote Monitoring In The ICU
    7/24/2014

    Implementation of eICU helps St. Luke’s Health System shift to a proactive care model that addresses physician and nurse shortages while improving the quality of patient care. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  10. Automated Eligibility Screening Improves Patient Selection For Trials
    7/24/2014

    Using technology to match patients with clinical trials saved doctors a hefty workload in a study conducted at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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