American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
11:37 am August 04, 2014
It has been five years since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 launched a mad scramble among healthcare providers for a share of billions in technology improvement dollars.
11:32 am August 04, 2014
Two advocates -- one for consumers and the other for privacy, announced their leave-takings from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, even as the agency itself reorganizes to accommodate a smaller budget post the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that injected billions of dollars into ONC.
10:55 am July 14, 2014
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT continues to reshape itself as it adjusts to funding limits. To that end, National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, has outlined a new working group structure for ONC's Health IT Policy Committee.
10:54 am May 02, 2014
Federal funding for most regional extension centers is set to dry up by late this year or early next, but most of them still plan to keep their doors open, according to the 2014 HIMSS Regional Extension Center Survey.
01:00 am April 18, 2014
When President Bush was running for reelection in 2004, John Kerry’s campaign struck Bush with criticisms about healthcare, and Bush’s people called David J. Brailer, MD, for some talking points.
01:00 am April 18, 2014
The recent federal mandates for healthcare information technology have increased demand on the field, boosting the need for educated and knowledgeable staff for health IT projects.
10:58 am March 26, 2014
Solo physicians and small practices are finally starting to show encouraging electronic health record adoption rates, according to a new report from SK&A.
10:30 am March 03, 2014
Recent federal mandates for healthcare information technology have increased demand on the field, boosting the need for educated and knowledgeable staff for health IT projects. But we are seeing an influx of students entering these programs who do not have clinical or information technology backgrounds.
10:20 am February 27, 2014
At CCHIT's "The Decade of Health IT" summit at HIMSS14 on Wednesday, four national coordinators looked back on their experiences working to drive healthcare information technology adoption over the past 10 years.
06:16 am February 03, 2014
If you're shirking your security systems' obligations all to save a few pennies, better think again. Chances are, it will end up costing much more down the road -- a whopping $1.6 billion more.