48 of the nation's largest medical and health IT associations are calling for more time and flexibility to meet meaningful use stage 2. The ONC, meanwhile, has a lot of its own new ideas for flexibility.
Imagine the unwelcome surprise a patient receives when they needed Tylenol at the hospital, the doctor ordered it electronically, and in walks a nurse with a Tylenol suppository. EHRs make that a common scenario.
Envisioning a future when healthcare is data-driven in a big way, Deloitte Consulting has launched a new business unit and is investing between $150 million to $200 million in life sciences and healthcare analytics.
While health IT stakeholders are coming up against barriers in turning some of their more ambitious ideas into policy for stage 3 of the meaningful use incentive program, Congress might end up making the work for naught.
This IDC Health Insights white paper identifies the key benefits from desktop virtualization in the clinical environment and presents case studies from three hospitals with detailed interviews, adopting desktop virtualization in the clinical environment. Read the report to find out how desktop virtualization has helped these organizations improve efficiency in the IT department, drive adoption of EMR applications, and support clinician mobility with wireless access, various client hardware options, and single sign-on.
Despite being identified as an essential tool to support quality care initiatives, improve patient safety and reduce healthcare costs, EMR and EHR systems have been stuck in a slow growth cycle. However, pressure is quickly mounting on caregivers to adopt and demonstrate meaningful use of EMR/EHR technology. Healthcare Informatics Research recently interviewed nearly 500 healthcare organizations to shed light on the current state of EMR/EHR adoption. Download this report to discover how organizations are overcoming obstacles to adoption, how they're benefitting from EMR/EHR solutions, and where the industry is going next.
In this Web seminar, learn firsthand from five healthcare organizations how, after integrating Perceptive Software enterprise content management (ECM) products, they are realizing cost and time-saving benefits enterprise-wide. The customer panel will share lessons learned and best practices for deploying ECM technology with their business and health information systems.
The role of IT is becoming increasingly pivotal in how healthcare organizations deliver products and services. Healthcare providers must not only achieve HIPAA compliance and meaningful use while still providing world class care and services, they must also wrestle with how to reinvent themselves in order to deliver on accountable care in the near future.
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The HITECH Act of 2009 accelerated the adoption and deployment of EHR/EMR systems. However, along with the many benefits, this trend also introduces greater risk of privacy and security breaches. The emerging rise of cloud-based healthcare services similarly brings many benefits but reduces visibility and control over sensitive data. Addressing these challenges requires continuous monitoring across data, systems, and applications in modern healthcare networks.
Transformative changes such as healthcare reform mandates, advanced stages of meaningful use criteria and conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 code sets require healthcare providers’ IT assets to be flexible, scalable and interoperable in order to respond. Learn how user virtualization provides the ability to react quickly while improving user experience and operational efficiency.
Records of events taking place in your environment are being logged right now into event logs and Syslog files across your servers, workstations and networking devices. This log data needs to be collected, stored, analyzed and monitored to meet and report on regulatory compliance standards such as FISMA or HIPAA.
The face of healthcare is transforming at a blistering pace. Simply staying abreast of the changes is a daunting task leaving little time for the innovation necessary to stay competitive in the marketplace. The future of the medical infrastructure lies in the power of IT convergence. The converged medical infrastructure integrates servers, storage, networking, management software, services, power and cooling into one flexible, modular, standards-based platform to give you the power to handle any workload, anywhere, anytime. Learn how to futureproof your medical information with the converged medical infrastructure.
VMware View streamlines desktop and application management, accelerates provisioning and improves security through centralization, resulting in an immediately accessible, always available desktop for healthcare providers. VMware View enables healthcare organizations to quickly respond to changing needs while reducing cost and complexity.
With healthcare legislation (such as PPACA) seemingly on the move every day, healthcare IT professionals are under constant pressure to measure and demonstrate ROI and prove the impact their IT has on patient outcomes - not to mention business outcomes. Join us on August 30 for our latest Customer Spotlight Web seminar and hear from one of Kaseya's customers: one of the country's largest allergy practices, the Allergy Asthma & Sinus Center.
This report provides administrators and practitioners for state and federal government agencies key insights into how to successfully automate and integrate patient-centric systems while building effective and efficient healthcare-related operations.
One of the biggest factors in delaying the ICD-10 implementation deadline to October 2014 was to provide more time for entities to conduct better testing. One expert offers advice on how that can best be done.