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AHRQ Announces Health IT Funding Opportunity

January 5, 2017  |  Heather Landi
news
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for grant applications to conduct research on utilizing health information technology (IT) to scale and spread successful practice models using patient-...

CMIO/CHIO Summit: Managing Clinical Decision Support and Improving Workflow

December 27, 2016  |  Trudy Millard Krause, UTHealth School of Public Health
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Twenty CMIOs and CHIOs of leading health systems gathered in Chicago this past fall to share best practices and lessons learned regarding clinical decision support and improving clinical work flow.

Report: States Should Mandate Prescriber Use of PDMPs to Combat Opioid Misuse

December 16, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Mandating that prescribers use prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) is the single most effective way to increase prescriber use of the tool, which can play a critical role in curbing prescription opioid misuse, according to a report by Pew Charitable...

With Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, Interoperability Moves to the Front Lines

December 16, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
article
Industry stakeholders are paying significant attention to the interoperability and data blocking components of the Cures Act.

Coming Soon to Your Hospital: IoT, Cognitive Computing, Robots and More Ransomware

December 15, 2016  |  David Raths
commentary
IDC’s FutureScape predicts that by 2018, there will be a doubling of ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations.

One Expert’s Insights into Reducing Unwarranted Clinical Variation

December 12, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
Nancy Lakier, R.N., the founder and CEO of Novia Strategies, discusses her decades-long work around uncovering and eliminating unwarranted variation in clinical care—and what healthcare IT leaders need to know about their role in this work

Dr. Robert Wachter on Healthcare's Digital Transformation: "We Haven't Seen Anything Yet"

December 6, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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At the New York eHealth Collaborative's (NYeC) Digital Health Conference, Robert Wachter, M.D., reflected on healthcare's digital journey while outlining the critical factors for industry success going forward.

Farewell to RSNA 2016, Hello to the Future of Radiology

December 2, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
commentary
The clinical practice of radiology is on the verge of transformation—and so is the policy, payment, business, and operational landscape of radiologic practice in the U.S., as radiologist thought leaders noted during RSNA 2016

LIVE from RSNA 2016: An Oklahoma HIE Powers the Diagnostic Image

December 1, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Brian Yeaman, M.D., chief administrative officer of Coordinated Care Oklahoma, discusses the journey that he and his colleagues have been on, around powering the image within their HIE

Boston Children’s, GE Healthcare Partnering to Improve Pediatric Brain Scans

November 28, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Boston Children’s Hospital and GE Healthcare plans to collaborate on developing and commercializing digital solutions to advance the diagnosis and treatment of specific childhood diseases, starting with diseases that affect the brain.

LIVE from RSNA 2016: Radiology Thought-Leader Eliot Siegel, M.D., on What Value Really Means

November 28, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
At RSNA 2016, Eliot Siegel, M.D., one of the leading lights in the imaging informatics world, shares his perspectives on the broad question of value in radiological practice—and what healthcare IT leaders can to do help move the needle

At World of Health IT-Barcelona, HIMSS’ Lieber Sees Forward Progress—on a Global Scale

November 26, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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During the World of Health IT conference last week in Barcelona, HIMSS’s Steve Lieber sat down with Healthcare Informatics to talk about the (varying) pace of healthcare IT advancement across Europe—and beyond

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