Archive for January, 2013

Health IT Trends for 2013

Posted by becca on January 31, 2013 in News

2013 is upon us.  With a new year comes new beginnings and new resolutions, and the world of health information technology is not exempt.  Last year brought many advancements (Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, the increase of mobile health devices) as well as many challenges (EHR compliance restrictions, EHR security issues) to H.I.T. professionals nationwide.  2013 will be no different as healthcare organizations and the government both strive to improve the quality of patient care with the use of technology. …Continue reading

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 1.21.13-1.25.13

Posted by becca on January 28, 2013 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 1.21.13 to 1.25.13.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

Less Than Two Percent of Hospitals Are Paperless As Medicare Penalties Loom
Does Implementing Health IT Add Value?
Meaningful Use for Specialists Tipsheet

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 1.14.13-1.18.13

Posted by becca on January 21, 2013 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 1.14.13 to 1.18.13.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

Interoperability vs Health Information Exchange: Setting the Record Straight
What Can We Do Today That We Couldn’t Do Five Years Ago in Health IT?
Power of the Patient Portal

EMR Standardization

Posted by becca on January 19, 2013 in News

As electronic medical records become more complex, the potential arises for systems to diverge based on their own specialization.  However, government agencies and health IT professionals have been working diligently to encourage standardization within the industry through Meaningful Use guidelines and the development of interoperability and health information exchange practices.  With the prospect of reimbursement fraud, diagnostic errors, technical failures, and more looming over EMRs, it is essential that standardization be a key goal as we move into the future. …Continue reading

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 1.7.13-1.11.13

Posted by becca on January 14, 2013 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 1.7.13 to 1.11.13.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

ONC’s Annual Meeting Sees Health IT as Foundation for New Payment Policies

Health IT Standards: Looking Forward to Another Successful Year
Patient Privacy Rights asks HHS for guidance on cloud security

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap 12.31.12-1.4.13

Posted by becca on January 7, 2013 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the week of 12.31.12 to 1.4.13.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

4 health IT predictions for 2013
Electronic Health Records vs. Patient Privacy: Who Will Win?
Dissatisfaction looms in EMR market

Healthcare IT Headlines Recap

Posted by becca on January 2, 2013 in News

Below is a listing of healthcare IT hot topics from around the web from the end of 2012.  Continue to visit our website for the latest H.I.T. news every day!

Epic tops 2012 Best in KLAS Awards
5 Healthcare IT Resolutions For 2013
Doctor 2.0: How Technology Will Transform Medicine In 2013