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Tom Sullivan
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | July 29, 2015 | 05:01 PM 95111
After months of speculation about which electronic health record vendor team would be awarded the Department of Defense's Healthcare Management System Modernization contract (DHMSM), the Pentagon has picked a winner. More
Bernie Monegain
Bernie Monegain | July 29, 2015 | 09:58 AM 95096
Medsphere, an open source electronic health record company whose technology is based on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' VistA EHR, is partnering with contractor ProSphere Tek to work on a new VA project. More
Mike Miliard
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | July 29, 2015 | 09:28 AM 95086
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is disbursing about $38 million in grants to 20 organizations, working to drive better information exchange for care coordination and population health. More
Tom Sullivan
Tom Sullivan | July 29, 2015 | 08:03 AM 95076
The software giant's strategy is to consolidate into "One Windows" across all devices. But that's not going to happen right away. We take a look at how things will roll out and what it means to IT shops. More
Healthcare IT News
Healthcare IT News | July 29, 2015 | 06:10 AM 93351
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
Jack Beaudoin
WASHINGTON | Jack Beaudoin | July 28, 2015 | 12:35 PM 95071
The Bipartisan Policy Center has issued a set of recommendations to Congress it says will speed up medical cures and innovation. Central to its recommendations is the use of healthcare IT for post-approval studies. More
Erin McCann
Erin McCann | July 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM 95066
If you've been looking for any set of official guidelines for mobile device security or best practices on keeping medical data safe, there's finally some serious movement on that front: a standards handbook with reams of valuable insight on the... More
Mike Miliard
Mike Miliard | July 28, 2015 | 10:36 AM 95061
When ONC released its Health IT Safety Center Roadmap earlier this month, it touted the envisioned center as a way to create a "culture of safety." Writing in Health Affairs, two experts offer some tips to help it meet that "monumental,... More
Healthcare IT News
Healthcare IT News | July 28, 2015 | 09:58 AM 95056
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting topic and speaker proposals for Healthcare Finance's Revenue Cycle Summit in Atlanta, Dec. 7-8. More
Healthcare IT News
Healthcare IT News | July 28, 2015 | 09:55 AM 95051
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting speaking proposals for the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, held in Boston, Nov. 4 to 6. More
Bernie Monegain
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | July 28, 2015 | 08:29 AM 95046
The most valued patient data resides in the EHR, yet EHRs are architected to perpetuate data silos. Because of the lack of interoperability, healthcare providers can't achieve true care coordination. More
Jack McCarthy
Jack McCarthy | July 28, 2015 | 08:02 AM 95036
Opponents of the $11 billion project are predicting that it will not deliver adequate functionality for data sharing with DoD partners, the VA and private sector and, what's more, the EHR could be obsolete by the time its built. More

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