5 ways EHRs have changed the health care industry

5 ways EHRs have changed the health care industry

The health care industry has made great strides over the years toward better patient health outcomes and overall quality of care delivery.
Industry experts share most effective strategies for EHR replacement

Effective strategies for EHR replacement

As providers work toward adhering to updated meaningful use requirements and patient expectations change, the latest health IT plays a large role in their ability to keep up with the evolving industry.
HIMSS survey shows EHRs bring performance benefits

HIMSS survey shows EHRs bring performance benefits

A recent survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society found that the majority of providers have seen care improvements and an increase in productivity since implementing EHRs.
CMS announces major changes to MU program

CMS announces complete restructuring of meaningful use

Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, recently announced that the CMS will be restructuring the MU program.
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AMA invests $15 million in Health2047

In a Jan. 11 press release, the American Medical Association announced its $15 million investment in the innovative health care company Health2047. 
Where will the global market for population health management be in 2020?

Where will the global market for population health management be in 2020?

The global market for population health management software and services is expected to more than double by 2020.
Where will the global market for population health management be in 2020?

Where will the global market for population health management be in 2020?

The global market for population health management software and services is expected to more than double by 2020.
EHR market remains strong, enhances focus on patients

EHR market remains strong, enhances focus on patients

The market for electronic health records is expected to remain strong and enhance its focus toward the patient experience.
Top concerns cloud, data security receive a $10 million grant

Cloud and data security remain top concern but receive $10 million grant

Mobile health security concerns will stay at the top of the agenda in 2016 and many organizations will expend more time and energy into security efforts.
4 steps to simplify your ICD-10 coding

4 steps to simplify your ICD-10 coding

If you and your staff are experiencing difficulty making the switch, consider taking advantage of a few tools and strategies that can simplify the process and make the ICD-10 codes less of a burden.
Stem cell therapy may benefit arthritis patients

Stem cell therapy may benefit arthritis patients

It is possible that stem cell treatment could replace traditional procedures for arthritis patients.
HIPAA guidelines updated for improved patient access

HIPAA guidelines updated for improved patient access

The Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that it has made several changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
What can the space station teach us about health care?

What can the space station teach us about health care?

While at first there doesn't seem to be a correlation between remote regions around the world and the space station, commonalities could actually help to improve the quality of care of both astronauts and those living in rural areas.
2015 funding for digital health matches last year's record

2015 investments for digital health matches last year's record

In 2014, investments for digital health shattered all previous records, pulling in over $4.3 billion. This year followed suit by matching that record.
CMS tackles isolated issues following ICD-10 implementation

CMS tackles isolated issues following ICD-10 implementation

The CMS has encountered a few minor obstacles, some of which include isolated problems with National Coverage Determinations and Local Coverage Determinations.
Mixed support on Congress' approval of national cybersecurity framework

Mixed support on Congress' approval of national cybersecurity framework

The growing urgency for stronger security among health care information technology has been rippling through the industry for some time now and Congress has finally taken action, yet criticism still remains.
NFL player looks to orthopedic stem cell therapy for faster recovery

NFL player looks to orthopedic stem cell therapy for faster recovery

More and more athletes are turning toward stem cell therapy treatment for the benefits or faster healing and better recovery.
CMS announces plans to enhance care delivery system

CMS announces plans to enhance care delivery system

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services began the new year with an announcement, pledging to make great strides toward a health care delivery system that is more efficient, faster and smarter.