From protected health data management to patient EHR access, the public and private stakeholders crafting recommendations for the third stage of meaningful use and beyond are preparing for a pivotal year.
Between revised predictions of EHR benefits and a rare act of bipartisanship mandating military health IT interoperability, 2013 has been a watershed year for health information exchanges and the idea of HIE as a verb.
The Department of Health and Human Services has a few glaring management and performance issues it needs to work out in the coming year -- at least according to a new report put out by the Office of Inspector General.
Romney says ACA repeal could help budget, the opportunity within the EHR upcoding controversy, ICD-10 on the cheap, Northern Ireland, results of a reader poll about health IT in the GOP and Democratic party platforms, and more.
Is this the beginning of the end of health IT's coveted bipartisan support? That, and NYeC's Digital Health Conference 2012, CDC on the verge of opening its cloud to public health, the Government Health IT Virtual Briefing, a debate, and more.
The potentially comedic side of Thursday night's vice presidential debate, the not so-humorous calls for ending meaningful use and HITECH altogether, and a look at how hospitals can prepare for the era of pay-for-performance.
EHR, the horror flick, an HIE in the Midwest disbands, while momentum across the country continues with potential for big data analysis services, the MITECH Act, and what the latest polls tell us about healthcare.