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The buzz term “big data” has made a rapid entry onto the healthcare scene in the past couple years with promises of improving healthcare, but there are still many who are trying to figure out how...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU) requirements through May 30. The third and final set of MU rules are a core part of...

information technology, PACS, cardiac PACS, Roadmap Version 1.0

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide...

Having been active in the age of transformation in which manufacturing, retail, finance, high-tech and oil and gas all experienced in the late 1980s and into the 1990s, I realized that healthcare...

HIPAA, HIPPA, cyber security, securing health records, securing patient records

The healthcare industry is becoming more mobile and efficient than ever before thanks to the adoption of technologies such as electronic health records (EHR) and electronic sharing, storing and...

Cyber security, HIPAA, securing medical information

Did you know that medical data on 20,000 people could be exposed to abuse today? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), that is the number of people whose protected...

HIMSS 2014 3rd Annual Analytics Mobile Survey PACS ECG Software Information Tech

HIMSS Analytics published the results of the third Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Survey at its annual conference in Orland, Fla. The survey examines use of ...

HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey Healthcare Information Technology PACS

The 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey examines topics crucial to healthcare leaders including IT...

Mercom Capital Group LLC, a global communications and consulting firm, released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the healthcare information...

Best in KLAS 2013 Software Service Cardiology

New leaders, new categories, new Best in KLAS segments and an aethetic overhaul are some of the highlights of the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report.