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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...
Electronic surveillance is key to HAI investigation
Electronic surveillance is becoming a critical tool in an infection preventionist's arsenal of tools with which to...
Legislation Expands Scope of EHR Meaningful Use Eligibility
As President Obama signed new legislation expanding EHR meaningful use incentive eligibility to outpatient-based...
Lawson Software to Acquire Healthvision Solutions for $160M
Lawson Software announced this week that it will acquire Healthvision Solutions, Inc., through the acquisition of...
National Quality Forum Endorses Electronic Data Measures for Quality Improvement
The National Quality Forum released a set of 70 measures this week that guide the standardization of electronic data...
Why Do Some Hospitals Successfully Implement EHRs and Others Fail?
There are pieces of advice I hear repeatedly when talking with technology executives about implementing electronic...
Kansas Health Policy Authority gets $40M grant for new computer system
The Kansas Health Policy Authority has received a $40.3 million federal grant to buy a new computer system. The funding...
Web Exclusive: Hospital CIOs: EHR Carrot Too Small, Stick Too Big
A new survey of hospital CIOs finds that the federal government's $36 billion "carrot" of financial...
Study: Hospitals take it slow with electronic recordkeeping
Two years ago, relaxed federal laws made it easier for hospitals to subsidize the cost of doctors buying software to...

Book: The No-Hassle Guide to EHR Policies, 2nd Edition
This second edition from EHR expert Margret Amatayakul provides the tools you need to develop effective HIPAA-compliant...
Audio Conference: Leverage the Value of your EHR
This 90-minute audio conference helps your organization leverage additional value from your EHR to not only meet your...