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HIMSS HIE Survey Reveals Progress for Supporting MU

January 27, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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Health information exchanges (HIEs) are doing a better job supporting meaningful use Stage 2 than they were a year ago, according to an updated Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) HIE survey.

GUEST BLOG: 2015 Promises a Year of Value and Data-Driven Change

January 26, 2015     Linda Lockwood, R.N. and Mike Garzone
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A recent report stated that U.S. healthcare spending increased 3.6 percent to reach $2.9 trillion in 2013, the fifth consecutive year of growth. This unsustainable growth, the continued reimbursement squeeze on healthcare providers and relentless regulatory...

MultiCare Health System Recognized With Stage 7 Awards

January 14, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has recognized the Washington-based MultiCare Allenmore Hospital and MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital with Stage 7 Awards, and more than 100 of its associated...

Farewell to RSNA 2014: Have We Reached an Inflection Point?

December 8, 2014     Mark Hagland
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Attendees at RSNA conferences of two decades ago could scarcely imagine what the hottest conversations would be like at RSNA 2014, as the radiology and imaging informatics world swirls with change

Planning for Radiology CDS Technology

November 19, 2014     Cynthia E. Keen
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While federal requirements for a radiology CDS are still a few years off, there is a strong case for laying the groundwork for implementation, and physician buy-in, ahead of the mandate.

At iHT2-Beverly Hills, Scott Weingarten, M.D. Explains How Cedars-Sinai MDs Successfully Adopted Evidence-Based Alerts

November 5, 2014     Mark Hagland
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In his Nov. 5 presentation at the Health IT Summit in Beverly Hills, Dr. Scott Weingarten of Cedars-Sinai Health offered a robust case study on his organization’s successful implementation of evidence-based physician ordering

Mass ONC Departures: Are the Lights On With Nobody Home? Five Critical MU Questions Federal Health Officials Must Answer

November 4, 2014     Mark Hagland
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In recent weeks, an atmosphere of concern among healthcare IT leaders nationwide has turned to one of increasing alarm, as virtually all the senior officials at ONC have left or stepped away, leaving industry leaders dismayed and seeking answers

Amid a Building Crisis, Could Clinical Decision Support Tools Make a Difference in Managing the Ebola Outbreak?

October 17, 2014     Mark Hagland
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As developments move forward rapidly in the growing Ebola crisis in the U.S., could the leveraging of strong clinical decision support tools make a difference in patient care organizations?

ONC Policy Committee Questions JASON Report

September 4, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Members of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) Health IT Policy Committee dismissed many of the findings of the JASON report, saying it used old data to reach its conclusions.