An HIE-to-HIE hub, known as the Patient Centered Data Home and spearheaded by SHIEC, is expanding across the West, with six states now connected and exchanging admission, discharge and transfer notifications for patients.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing announced Monday that North Carolina became the 26th state to join the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC), triggering the compact to take effect in six months.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has launched a revised web tool, the breach portal, or “Wall of Shame” as it’s known in the healthcare industry, that the agency says features ease-of-use for organizations reporting data breach incidents.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is currently seeking applications for the newly formed 25-member Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC).
According to the Medical Group Management Association’s (MGMA) most recent MGMA Stat poll, almost half of healthcare organizations are using a mix of in-house and outsourced resources to manage cybersecurity.
UCLA Health vice chancellor and CIO Michael Pfeffer, M.D. shares his perspectives on his organization’s advances into patient and consumer engagement, data-sharing, and the experience of being a physician CIO
There are some very urgent steps that healthcare IT security leaders need to take, right now, in the face of constant malware threats, says Mac McMillan, president and CEO of the Austin, Texas-based CynergisTek consulting firm
As healthcare continues to evolve from a fee-for-service to a value-based care payment model, healthcare executive leaders see patent engagement as a top priority. Moving forward, CIOs need to play a vital leadership role in IT-enabled initiatives.
As the leaders of patient care organizations move forward into the post-EHR-implementation phase, they face a welter of challenges around interoperability and analytics for performance improvement, says Rob Barras of The Advisory Board Company
At the Health IT Summit in Denver, healthcare IT leaders and experts discussed the ongoing challenge of creating cultures of security in patient care organizations—and the layers of complexity in executing around that challenge
Two senior leaders at The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation speak to Healthcare Informatics regarding the impact of a recent CMS rule that could shake up the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
At the Health IT Summit in Denver on Tuesday, healthcare IT leaders parsed some of the complexities around leveraging the CIO-CMIO relationship to achieve progress towards clinical and operational transformation