Good news for HIT staff; bad news for their bosses: Employers posted more than 15,000 online job ads for healthcare professionals to manage EHR systems, up 31 percent from last year and up 88 percent...
Today, the FierceHealthcare group, which includes FierceHealthIT , launched a new weekly newsletter and an accompanying website: FierceMedicalImaging .
Providers and vendors discuss the topic ad nauseam, but payers are mostly mum when it comes to the massive ICD-10 coding overhaul. I hate to burst any bubbles, but if payers aren't already on the path toward the October 2014 deadline to convert to ICD-10, they have a lot of work to do.
Healthcare organizations are forging ahead with mobile health initiatives, but they don't necessarily have a clear game plan for the programs, a recent study finds.
A leading professional group for health IT executives is urging Congress to remove some of the hurdles complicating the exchange of health information that, in some cases, endanger patient safety.
Despite Medicare imaging costs dropping by 21 percent from 2007 to 2010, the services are the target of reimbursement reductions.
Though 49 states have authorized prescription drug-monitoring programs, many fail to take action with the data, according to a new report.
Responding to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's request for information about using IT for healthcare quality measurement, the American Hospital Association this week said it wants AHRQ to include the provider's "voice" in the design and testing of electronic health records.
ICD-10 is a topic rarely discussed in the virtual hallways of the health insurance industry. News is floated out into the ether, but not much chatter results. Providers and vendors discuss the topic...
Telemedicine, mobile health, patient web portals and social medial show "tremendous promise" to help socially disadvantage populations manage Type II diabetes, but health-care providers seem unsure how to fully leverage some of the technologies, according to a new report by the eHealth Initiative (eHI).