Changes could be en route for meaningful use.

Proposed changes for meaningful use

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced proposed meaningful use changes this week. 
Chronic care management could be the next frontier.

Is chronic care management the next healthcare frontier?

Chronic care management could be big business. 
As the market continues to grow, the health care IT industry is expected to be worth $228 billion by 2020.

Health care IT industry to reach $228 billion by 2020, report predicts

As the market continues to grow, the healthcare IT industry is expected to be worth $228 billion by 2020.
Despite a continued pay-gap in the health care IT field, many female leaders believe a shift is coming.

Are female leadership roles in health IT on the rise?

Despite a continued pay-gap in the healthcare IT field, many female leaders believe a shift is coming.
Providers, lawmakers press the CMS for 90-day reporting period
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Providers, lawmakers press the CMS for 90-day reporting period

A group of providers and organizations, and now lawmakers, have pushed the CMS for a shortened reporting period for meaningful use.
CMS launches transition to value-based care models
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CMS launches transition to value-based care models

As the healthcare industry proceeds to evolve, the industry has begun to move way from traditional models of reimbursement and instead, turn toward value-based care initiatives.
AAOS president on changes, challenges faced by orthopedics industry

AAOS president on changes, challenges faced by orthopedics industry

Dr. Gerald Williams, president of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, spoke on both the challenges as well as the powerful forward momentum of the industry.
Threat of ransomeware on the rise, especially for healthcare industry

Threat of ransomware on the rise, especially for healthcare industry

The latest trend among cyber hackers is ransomware, and it's a growing threat for hospital networks.
AHRQ to fund 4 health care IT research projects

AHRQ to fund 4 healthcare IT research projects

In an effort to improve healthcare quality, safety and overall advancement of the industry, the AHRQ has announced plans to sponsor four research projects in the field of health information technology.