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Designer Fund Challenge Overhauls EMRs

March 29, 2013 – 12:06 am |

Two hundred and thirty design teams submitted entries to the Designer Fund and White House Health Design Challenge.  The goal was to create a user-friendly electronic medical record that was easily adapted to mobile devices.  …

Highlights of HIMSS13

March 29, 2013 – 12:04 am |
Highlights of HIMSS13

New Orleans was the place to be in early March if you wanted to find out the important topics in healthcare IT.  If you could not be there, Ken Congdon, Editor in Chief of Healthcare …

The Government Side of HIMSS13

March 29, 2013 – 12:02 am |

By now, everyone knows the big vendor news that came out of the HIMSS13 Conference in New Orleans:  the CommonWell Health Alliance.  Gienna Shaw wrapped up FierceHealthIT’s view of the conference on both the vendor …

Electronic Health User Satisfaction Diminishing Quickly

March 28, 2013 – 12:04 am |

Despite the federal incentives and the unique possibilities of electronic health, it appears clinician satisfaction with the usability of EHRs has actually fallen since 2010. According to “Survey of Clinicians: User Satisfaction With Electronic Health …

Health Care Professionals Silence Pre Transition Jitters with a Reputable EHR Provider

March 28, 2013 – 12:02 am |

The health care industry is in an uproar over EHR implementation deadlines across the board. Professionals echo the need for hesitation due to the fear of potential inaccuracies in health care records if the deadlines …

FBI Using Billboards to Emphasize Costs of Healthcare Fraud

March 27, 2013 – 12:04 am |
fraud prevention billboards

Recognizing that healthcare fraud is one of the largest sources of waste for U.S. taxpayers, the FBI has launched a billboard campaign to boost public awareness of the problem. The pilot program is now in place in …

Medicare Trust Fund Crucial For Seniors and Must be Protected from Fraud

March 26, 2013 – 12:06 am |

In “A Huge Victory Against Medicare Fraud – Largest Department of Justice fraud settlement ever!” from About.com Senior Heath page, a huge settlement in the billions was awarded for fraud in the electronic medical processing …

Looking Back Over Recent Trends in Healthcare IT

March 26, 2013 – 12:02 am |

At the end of 2012, FierceHealthIT asked their advisory board members to comment on the trends they saw emerging in the field.   Each of their experts cited a different development, and Dan Bowman reported on …

US Docs Slow to Embrace EHRs

March 25, 2013 – 12:04 am |

Will it take a carrot or a stick to convince US physicians to adopt Electronic Health Records (EHRs)?  Right now, doctors who attest to using EHRs in a “meaningful way” are eligible for a $44,000 …

HIMSS Conference Highlights Concerns Over Meaningful Use

March 25, 2013 – 12:02 am |

This year’s Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual conference in New Orleans allowed for a national discussion on trends and developments in healthcare technology. Speakers and exhibitors demonstrated the possibilities that are emerging in the …

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