A pilot project is under way to automate the patient intake process to make it more efficient and to improve patient satisfaction, with the initial design document just released.
While professionals in the healthcare industry say cybersecurity has grown as a business priority at their organizations, a large amount also admit that their facilities have seen a significant security incident recently.
There has been some support for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed rule softening some of the requirements of the Meaningful Use program for 2015 through 2017, but commenters have also raised a number of concerns about it.
If you think practice size or generational issues are an impediment to successful adoption of electronic health records (EHR), a four-physician practice run by a 65-year-old geriatrician may give you...
The new mobile survey released at last week's Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Chicago provides encouraging and exciting insight on how such...
A new survey reveals robust mHealth technology adoption with 90 percent of healthcare providers using mobile devices for patient engagement and 54 percent reporting a related cost savings.
Hospitals and health system CIOs both stressed the need for patient identifiers in comments sent late last week to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT on its draft roadmap.
While preparing for ICD-10 should include actively protecting your organization's revenue stream, the new code set almost certainly will make some aspects of reimbursement easier, according to Pam Jodock, HIMSS senior director of health business solutions.
Calling the nation's current healthcare infrastructure inadequate for ubiquitous exchange of patient information, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society recently published four recommendations for Congress to spur interoperability.
Health information exchange organizations are showing that they can be a support to providers, particularly in meeting Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, according to a new survey from the Health Information and Management Systems Society. The survey, a follow-up to one from 2013, collected data from 19 of the original 23 participating public and private HIE organizations.