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  • Health IT Backers Press Congress for Clearer Roadmaps

    Dozens of health IT advocates from around the country made the rounds on Capitol Hill this week, meeting with lawmakers and staffers to press for an array of policies to advance e-health initiatives.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin20 Sept. 14 02:35
  • Why Patient Portals Remain Healthcare's Enigma

    Healthcare's ongoing effort to fix patient engagement has been stymied by a widespread inability to improve patient portal adoption. In an era when consumers can do just about anything online, healthcare IT leaders are often at a loss to explain why so few patients – and physicians – embrace tools for online collaboration.

    Written by Brian Eastwood02 Sept. 14 23:56
  • Healthcare Industry Enters Meaningful Use Waiting Game

    After a flurry of activity, there hasn't been much recent news from Washington about the future of the meaningful use incentive program. That has left the healthcare industry to play the waiting game. Few are happy about it.

    Written by Brian Eastwood28 July 14 23:08
  • ONC Stresses Flexible EHR Strategy

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is taking incremental steps to make life easier for healthcare providers struggling to meet the criteria for the meaningful use of electronic health record technology. It's welcome relief for overburdened organizations -- but is it enough to meet their demands for improved interoperability?

    Written by Brian Eastwood10 March 14 13:28
  • Why the EHR Market Is Poised for Disruption

    Simply put, 2014 is a big year for electronic health record vendors. They must adhere to stricter standards under the federal government's meaningful use program while convincing healthcare providers that they can meet future needs for information exchange, patient engagement and data analytics. Not everyone will make the cut.

    Written by Brian Eastwood10 Feb. 14 15:48
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  • Meaningful Use, 3D Imaging Drive Health Data Storage Demand

    Healthcare providers are under siege by massive amounts of data. This is forcing the industry to upgrade its aging storage infrastructures, architectures and systems. Where that data is being stored may come as a surprise.

    Written by Allen Bernard22 May 13 12:47
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  • Why Healthcare Providers Aren't Happy With EHR Systems

    The U.S. government is giving the healthcare industry billions of dollars in incentives to use electronic health records. Most organizations have EHR software in place, but as many as 35 percent wish they could switch systems. Are EHR vendors to blame, or are deeper forces at work?

    Written by Brian Eastwood01 July 13 13:22
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