A majority of health informatics professionals responding to a recently published survey say they are confident in the stability of the field and their individual careers.
The face of health IT is changing. What used to be an industry where men held most of the executive positions, women are breaking through that glass ceiling and taking seats at the leadership table. Come March, tens of thousands of women will be in Las Vegas to attend HIMSS 2016. However, despite the progress women have made in the industry, there's still an undercurrent of sexism.
Losing patients due to malicious actors gaining access to systems or hacking medical devices is the top fear for healthcare leaders when it comes to cybersecurity, according to the results of a new survey.
I've lamented before about the sometimes self serving, misleading or simply unhelpful studies that have been propagated about electronic health records. But these beauties keep on appearing. The latest one is from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), which released a survey this week about how EHRs are proving their worth.
Hospitals using advanced electronic health records are deriving value from their systems, according to a new survey from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
Men working in the healthcare technology field make about $26,000 more than women, with the average salary for such professionals at $111,000, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2015 Compensation Survey found.
A pair of health IT industry stakeholders are in support of the government's recently passed omnibus spending bill, part of which requires the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to convene a cybersecurity task force.
By Aaron Miri We've all been there. It's a bright and muggy day and you've been outside playing kickball with your elementary school friends. Suddenly you notice something particularly...
More stakeholders have weighed in on the structure of the Merit Based Incentive Program System and alternative payment models, with the Electronic Health Records Association and the Health Information Management and Systems Society both expressing concern about over-burdensome requirements.
Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Medical Director Douglas Wood believes that doctors and hospitals currently are too focused on providing healthcare for patients rather than helping people to achieve healthy lifestyles.