Records Management Featured Articles

  1. Medical Moneyball — What Healthcare Stands To Learn From The Oakland A’s

    With all the talk of Big Data, there are still big questions as to how to most effectively leverage information and data to make a positive impact on healthcare delivery, cost, and outcomes. One health system leader thinks an approach developed by a Major League baseball team might be a game changer.

  2. A Road Map To Accelerating Health IT Value And Innovation

    Health IT is in a state of constant evolution, and it often seems that, for every problem solved, another is created. That’s why it’s vital we stop to assess where the industry stands from time to time, as well as look to the future to determine the best course to take to achieve our collective goals.

  3. $4.3 Billion Invested In Digital HIT In 2015

    While the number of venture capital-funded deals dropped, the average amount rose. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. How Private Capital Is Accelerating Interoperability

    According to venture capital firm Rock Health, “Funding of digital health companies in 2015 is closely mirroring 2014’s record-breaking year, with funding surpassing $2B through the first half.” At this year’s Health IT Leadership Summit in Atlanta, executives from a group of fast-growth, venture-backed health IT companies spoke about the relationship between private capital and innovations in healthcare interoperability. One central theme emerging from the panel discussion: to secure investment capital, companies must demonstrate how their technologies solve key business challenges, in addition to technical ones. By Kirk Elder, Chief Technology Officer, Wellcentive

  5. Top 10 Health IT Trends For 2016

    For the past five years, EHR/MU was selected as the top health IT initiative for the coming year. This year, there’s a new top initiative, and what it is should come as no surprise.

  6. Atlantic Health System Completes Proactive Phishing Risk Assessment

    New Jersey non-profit healthcare system takes steps to address heightened cyber threats. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Patients Ready For HIE, Doctors Aren't

    According to a Software Advice survey from, patients are open to HIEs but less than 40 percent say their doctors use the technology. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. The Role Of Technology And Patients In Patient Safety

    Patient safety is no longer just a problem within the hospital; it’s an issue that impacts the entire health continuum, from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. While the challenge is ongoing, making changes within the hospital alone will not solve the problem. Providers have to turn to the power of health technology to find longer-term, sustainable ways to tackle preventable deaths caused from patient safety issues. By Peter Ziese, MD, Head of Strategy, Philips Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions

  9. Technology Operating Costs On The Rise For Physician-Owned Practices

    According to an MGMA survey, medical practices are also seeing increased utilization of non-physician providers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. 2015 Health IT Change Agents

    Our inaugural class of Health IT Change Agents set a high bar, but this year’s class can more than hold its own when it comes to driving positive change and advancing health IT.