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CMS awards $5.5M deal for incentive payment services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is readying a set electronic accounting and processing tools that will...
McKesson CEO talks about transforming healthcare
Most of McKesson's work is behind the scenes, distributing drugs to pharmacies and hospitals. Over the past decade...
E-medical records: More ’meaningful use’
The push toward electronic medical records has garnered a lot of attention lately as the federal rules roll out for...
Five Ways Health IT Leaders Can Fight Medicare Fraud
Fair warning to health IT professionals: Harry Markopolos, the man who infamously warned the government that Bernie...
Proposed EHR Certification Program Won't Inhibit Innovation, Says Blumenthal
When writing the interim final rule on standards and certification criteria for EHRs, the ONC strived to balance...
Web Exclusive: Access-Privacy Balance Could Prove Elusive for Hospitals
Will privacy concerns stand in the way of electronic health record systems that can talk to each other across hospitals...
Web Exclusive: Physicians Plunging into EMRs, But Expect Lots of Help
It's no secret that the vast majority of office-based physicians don't have EMR technology. This is despite years of...
Is There a Realistic Approach to Meaningful Use?
Compromise and balance will be the key to meaningful use success. At the College of Healthcare Information Management...
HIMSS Survey: Meaningful Use is Driver of Health IT Spending
Although federal guidelines are not yet set for meaningful use, nearly three-fourths of hospitals and other healthcare...
Web Exclusive: HIMSS09 Recap: Stimulus, Interoperability, and More
Here's a quick glance at some of the key takeaways from the HIMSS09 conference held last week in Chicago.