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5 Reasons You Need an HIE Now

Scott Mace

Health information technology is full of promises—and ever-escalating costs. But there's one technology I would bet on right now. That's the technology to accurately, securely, and easily transfer health data information from one system to another. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Why Putting Capital Into EMR is a Smart Move

Most healthcare providers believe enhancing their collection and use of patient data is the only way to move forward in the pursuit of better care delivery. >>>

As Hospital Hiring Slips, Robot Workers Lurk

In the news this week: Healthcare job growth hits a skid; Robots are programmed for direct patient care jobs; Tennessee strengthens laws to protect nurses and physicians from workplace violence. >>>

RWJF Launches Hospital Pricing App Challenge

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has launched a competition to develop applications and tools that will enhance and improve the way data comparing hospital prices is used. >>>

Physician Practices Pressured to Review Revenue Cycle Management

Healthcare reform changes and ICD-10 implementation require new strategies to optimize revenue cycle operations in physician practices. >>>

CA Fines 10 Hospitals $625,000 for Medical Errors

Retained surgical objects, patient falls, and medication errors are the top violations leading to immediate jeopardy penalties issued to hospitals by the California Department of Health Thursday. >>>

Immigration Bill Lowers Hurdles for Foreign-Born Docs

Under pending federal legislation, recruiting foreign-born but U.S.- trained physicians could become easier for hospitals and physician practices in underserved areas. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Webcast: Integrate HIEs into Physician and Staff Workflows for Better Outcomes

Date: June 17, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Learn how to successfully integrate Health Information Exchange (HIE) technology into existing organizational workflows using real-world examples and best practices. Participate in an interactive Q&A with leading IT experts from Atlantic Health and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Register Today >>>



News Headlines

More mobile EHRs add speech recognition

InformationWeek, June 11, 2013

IBM's Watson helping ME doctors in cancer research

Bangor Daily News, June 11, 2013

Kaiser Permanente research method has potential to transform US healthcare system

Bay Area News Group / MercuryNews.com, June 10, 2013

Dr. ZDoggMD goes viral to change healthcare system

USA Today / Kaiser Health News, June 10, 2013

HHS looks to close healthcare data infrastructure gaps

InformationWeek, June 7, 2013

EHR makers answer doctors' calls for mobile apps

HealthLeaders Media, June 6, 2013

States' hospital data for sale puts privacy in jeopardy

Bloomberg, June 6, 2013

Hospital's prototype mobile app delivers medical info directly to patients

Boston.com, June 5, 2013

HIE participation doesn't create test savings

InformationWeek, June 5, 2013



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