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3 keys to protecting your hospital in an IT vendor dispute

Michael Dagley, an attorney with Nashville-based Bass, Berry & Simsan who specializes in software disputes, offers advice on protecting your hospital in disputes with vendors when the technology doesn't perform as promised.

Global e-prescribing market to reach $887 million by 2019

The global market for e-prescribing systems is expected to grow from $250.2 million in 2013 to $887.8 million by 2019, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.

AHIMA's Lynne Thomas Gordon: Data governance crucial for healthcare

Information is power--and to that end, information governance is crucial for the healthcare industry, according to American Health Information Management Association CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon.

Patient engagement tools among IT most anticipated by hospital CIOs

These days, there is a constant stream of new products and technological advances in the healthcare industry. Three hospital CIOs recently spoke with  Becker's Hospital Review  on what they're most excited about in health IT.

5 states plan online registry to share prescription drug data

Five New England states plan to share prescription data as part of their efforts to prevent drug overdoses and heroin addiction. The states will develop a registry to prevent "doctor shopping" to gain multiple prescriptions for opioid drugs.

IT boosts enrollment in public health programs, but human aid still necessary

A majority of participants in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program favored an online enrollment process, but a segment still wants to be able to interact with caseworkers, according to a study from Georgia State University.

Farzad Mostashari-led startup to aid physician ACO efforts

Former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari will lead a new startup to help physicians begin their own accountable care organizations.

Legislators seek ideas to improve digital healthcare landscape

A white paper released Tuesday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee seeks information on how to improve the digital healthcare landscape.

Incomplete info sets a roadblock to provider use of big data

Healthcare firms are trying to leap from the Stone Age to the Information Age in real time, according to consultant Randy Bean.

Black Book: Financial system technology key to hospital survival

A majority of hospital chief financial officers say the reimbursement challenges ahead require that they make financial system technology a priority--in fact, it's key to their institution's survival, according to a new Black Book survey.