The guide is the newest addition to an online resource center for healthcare providers on how to implement and use health IT to advance care information and delivery.
Eleven prominent healthcare executives call on all industry stakeholders to join the work of the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative to accelerate the shift from volume to value.
Hospitals are increasingly investing in modernizing their food-service systems. Shore Medical Center says the technology is a factor in a 10% improvement in its Press Ganey patient-satisfaction scores and credits the system with saving about $25,000 yearly because of less food waste.
Chicago-based Health Care Service Corp. is planning to lay off 70% of its IT infrastructure staff and offshore the jobs to a foreign country, according to a trade magazine for technology workers.
Modern Healthcare health IT reporter Joseph Conn interviewed Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton about the role of e-prescribing in achieving meaningful interoperability.
The wobbly credibility of third-party health information exchange organizations got a boost last week after Texas Health Resources signed up to share patient data in a highly competitive healthcare market.
Carl Armato, president and CEO of 14-hospital Novant Health, has worked with the system's employed and affiliated physicians to put them at the center of decisionmaking, a model he says has facilitated a systemwide embrace of EHRs.
Boston-based PatientPing has found a unique way to connect providers across the country instantly. Co-founded in 2013 by former CMS Innovation Center strategist Jay Desai, PatientPing informs providers when their patient is admitted to an unaffiliated facility with real-time notifications, or pings.
Dr. Karen DeSalvo stepped down last month as chief of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. DeSalvo recently spoke with Modern Healthcare about her nearly three years leading the ONC, which made her the longest-serving person in that role.
The sector added 14,400 jobs in August, much less than the average 39,000 jobs added every month for the past 12 months, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Gay Nord has been named president of Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston, part of CHI St. Luke's Health, effective Oct. 3.
A Wisconsin health system and its employees cannot be sued over inappropriate access to patient medical records under a state law, a Wisconsin appeals court ruled Tuesday.