Posts in Category: health information technology

Best of Health IT News: Week of 5/31/13 

Did you have a chance to check out the latest healthcare IT news stories around the Web? We’ve captured the top industry news stories from this week that you won’t want to miss. EHR Mandate Riles Massachusetts Doctors InformationWeek covers the controversy rising in Massachusetts over an amendment to a state law that would require physicians to show EHR proficiency – or lose their medical licenses in 2015. Feds move nearer to patient-safety framework for health IT ModernHealthcare.com reports on how the federal government is now closer to adopting a regulatory and patient-safety framework for computerized healthcare devices. A Data-Powered Revolution in Health Care Todd Park, United States Chief Technology Officer, weighs in on the White House Blog about the data-powered revolution in health care and how innovative tools are helping “clinicians succeed at delivering better care at lower cost.” Quebec to make EHR live in all regions GovernmentHealthIT covers... read more
 
05/31/2013 Categories: EHR health information technology HIT

Best of Health IT News: Week of 5/24/13 

Did you have a chance to check out the latest healthcare IT news stories around the Web? We’ve captured the top industry news stories from this week that you won’t want to miss. Most Healthcare Execs Expect Growth Despite Complaints of Overregulation HealthTechZone reports on a Forbes Insight study that found 52% of middle market healthcare executives expect growth next year, and that growth will come from healthcare industry trends such as advances in healthcare technology. CCHIT: Interoperability breakthrough near FierceHealthIT covers a recent whitepaper published by the Certification Commitment for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) that finds that the healthcare industry is on the verge of a breakthrough in interoperability. Health IT market in growth mode Healthcare IT News presents the latest Research and Markets report, projecting that the healthcare IT market will be valued at $56.7 billion by 2017. Some of the reasons that analysts cite for this growth... read more
 
05/24/2013 Categories: health information technology