Archive for September, 2012

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 9.10.12- 9.14.12

Posted by becca on September 18, 2012 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 9.10.12 to 9.14.12.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

Happy Health IT Week!
Epic, Cerner reap benefits of meaningful use

Patients and Electronic Medical Records-Usage and Benefits

Posted by becca on September 13, 2012 in News

We often examine electronic medical records from a business or provider perspective.  However, even the most advanced health information technology professionals still serve as patients at some point and therefore are able to personally reap the many benefits of their records being available electronically.  The main goal of EMRs will always remain improved patient care and the public’s willingness to accept the new system plays a substantial part in the advancements that can be made over paper records.   …Continue reading

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 9.3.12- 9.7.12

Posted by becca on September 10, 2012 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 9.3.12 to 9.7.12.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

Meaningful Use Consulting Firms are both Booming and Delivering

Technology Driving Today’s Empowered Healthcare Consumer
Final rules for Stage 2 meaningful use released

Healthcare IT Consulting Firms- The Benefits

Posted by becca on September 7, 2012 in News

Recently, a study by KLAS, a leading health information technology research company, was published showing that H.I.T. consulting firms are “booming and delivering” thanks in large part to the demand for meaningful use assistance.   Hospitals and physician practices cite the need for help with quality measures, reporting, user adoption, software upgrades, and updates as among the top challenges they face with EMR implementations, prompting them to seek external expertise.  …Continue reading

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 8.27.12- 8.31.12

Posted by becca on September 5, 2012 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 8.27.12 to 8.31.12.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

HHS announces one-year delay for ICD-10
5 Trends Will Reshape Health IT In 2013