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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Web Exclusive: Health Net Fined $55K for Data Breach
Health Net has been fined by the state of Vermont over the insurer's loss of a portable disk drive that exposed the...
Moffitt Cancer Center discovers patient consent was falsified for study
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on Wednesday revealed that it is investigating whether hundreds of patient signatures...
Health IT contracts offer little protection for buyers
As healthcare providers purchase electronic health record software and other health IT to meet meaningful use...
IL doctor records taken offline
Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
WellPoint security glitch is 3rd in 3 1/2 years
A security glitch at a WellPoint website may have publicly exposed the medical records and credit-card numbers of...

Book: Statistics Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers
A new addition to HCPro's Basics series, this logical book and CD-ROM are a primer for any healthcare manager embarking...
Book: Making Your Data Work:
This book and CD-ROM will help staff quickly and easily find and present valuable information to improve quality and...
Book: Root Cause Analysis Basics
Our experts have put their years of RCA experience to work for you. This valuable guide will explain how to conduct an...
Book: Effective Process Management: Improving Your Healthcare Delivery
This book will show you how to identify where certain processes fail or how they might fail in the future, and how to...
Moving from Process Improvement to Process Management
In this live event, which you can attend at your computer, you will receive a straightforward 7-step process to assist...
Book: Occurrence Reporting
This new resource by performance improvement expert Kenneth R. Rohde provides practical techniques to help you better...
Book: Lean Healthcare in Action: A Practical Guide to Streamlining Processes
Implement Lean principles to create better, more streamlined processes, and save money and time at your facility. Two...
Webcast: Presenting Data to Leadership: What Your Board Needs to Know
During this 90-minute program, expert consultant Ken Rohde will explain what your quality and safety data really means...
Webcast: Compliant EHR Systems: CDI Tasks to Ensure Medical Record Accuracy
In this 90-minute audio conference, participants will learn to identify trouble spots associated with EHR...