Category Archive: Health IT

Thorough documentation can be weak representation of patients

I am recalling a workshop on unconscious bias from last year, the moderator hands outpatient prototype profiles to each table of participants. Ours is a glossy paper with a color photo of our patient, Jane, and a clear outline of her type of employment, hobbies, interests, family members, religious beliefs, and how she prefers to […]

EHRs are killing medical innovation

To paraphrase Bill Gates: “The purpose of humanity is not just to sit behind a counter and do things. More free time is not a terrible thing.” I have innovated. I developed a mutation assay. I discovered that vacuum ultraviolet light from excimer lasers is safe to use on human tissue. I invented an imaging […]

HIMSS Comments on the CMS 2019 MSSP Proposed Rule

HIMSS has expressed support for the CMS 2019 Medicare Shared Savings Program Proposed Regulation as well as accountable care organizations as an innovative care delivery model for providing and coordinating high-quality care.

HIMSS Submits Comments on ONC’s EHR Reporting Program Proposed Regulation

HIMSS submitted a letter on the ONC’s Request for Information Regarding the 21st Century Cures Act EHR Reporting Program that articulated appreciation for the agency’s proactive approach to create a public, transparent process to establish the reportin…

Making the Transition from Nursing to Healthcare Executive

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Telemedicine helps extend relationships for primary care providers: 7 study insights

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16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent

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Epic expects its energy demand to double by 2028

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UnitedHealth hints at push into EHR market

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Apple teams up with Zimmer Biomet to support postoperative recovery

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