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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...
Live From HIMSS: Don't Procrastinate on Developing IT Strategy
The conference center in Chicago is buzzing about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Just about every hand...
HIMSS Analytics: Less Than 1% of U.S. Hospitals at Stage 6 EMR Adoption
At a time when the new administration is striving to digitize the entire nation's hospitals, a new analysis from HIMSS...