Biography for Susan D. Hall
Susan Hall spent more than 20 years as a newspaper writer and editor in Dallas and Seattle before making the leap online at MSNBC. Now living in Louisville, Ky., she has focused on enterprise technology as a writer and editor for IT Business Edge. Most recently she has written for Dice.com and Enterprise Apps Today. Follow @FierceHealthIT on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.
Articles by Susan D. Hall
In the shift toward value-based care, savvy chief information officers will focus on buying effective services, not mega-expensive hardware, according to Dick Escue, CIO of Valley View Hospital in Colorado.
Teaching hospitals can provide the resources and environment needed to effectively test out digital innovations and bring them to market, according to an article at Harvard Business Review.
Payers have joined together to help smaller providers make the switch to ICD-10, reports ICD-10 Monitor.
Big data continues to dominate the 2015 predictions for health IT from IDC Health Insights, though security plays a major role as well.
Despite the millions they've spent on digitizing medical records, many hospitals would be better off just scrapping their systems, according to an article at Hospitals & Health Networks.
Primary care physicians who are dissatisfied with of electronic health record-based alert notification systems could just throw up their hands and quit if those systems are too intrusive, according to a study published at the American Journal of Managed Care.
Physicians are equating the use of health IT with reduced capacity to see more patients just as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is providing coverage for more Americans, a new survey finds.
In light of a recent report from the Government Accountability Office criticizing the Department of Veterans Affairs' cybersecurity efforts, the agency plans to add $60 million to its information security budget.
The transition to personalized healthcare delivery and incentives for health information exchange are expected to significantly increase the adoption of cloud services in healthcare, according to a new Frost & Sullivan analysis.
Though the Department of Veterans Affairs has taken action to address previously identified IT vulnerabilities, it has not done enough to prevent future problems, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO).