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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...
Web Exclusive: OCR Patient Data Breach List Hits Milestone
The number of entities reporting breaches of unsecured protected health information affecting 500 or more individuals...
Web Exclusive: CDPH Reports 'Big' Data Security Breach
Personal and medical information for up to 2,550 residents and employees of 600 Southern California skilled nursing...
Web Exclusive: Groups allege Calif agency shared HIV patient data
California health officials violated state privacy laws by giving personal information about thousands of...
Web Exclusive: Specialist Nurses Trained to Obtain Informed Consent
If a procedure has been shifted from the physician to the nurse, can informed consent then be obtained by the nurse...
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...
IL doctor records taken offline
Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the...

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...