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Primary care providers: HIT is a positive disruption

Primary-care providers' have mixed views when it comes to changes in healthcare delivery and payment, but many see health information technology as a positive disruption.

Geisinger's Nicholas Marko: Why health systems need chief data officers [Q&A]

While data and technology in healthcare have a synergistic relationship, by no means should they be considered the same thing, according to Geisinger Health System Chief Data Officer Nicholas Marko.

5 health IT terms every hospital CEO must know

As the healthcare industry becomes increasingly technology-focused, leaders without a background in tech may find it overwhelming. That's why it's essential they understand several key terms and concepts, according to Managed Healthcare Executive.

Providers look to physician leadership, IT to boost patient experience

As patient experience officers become an increasingly important part of hospital operations, healthcare organizations also have started to give physician leaders and health information technology bigger roles in the process, according to a survey of chief experience officers from Experience Innovation Network.

Paperwork overload may drive patients away from providers

Few patients or providers will admit they enjoy all the paperwork involved in healthcare, but according to a new survey, this overabundance of red tape may even cause patients to skip the hospital or doctor's office entirely.

Med schools embrace innovation to help students learn new tech

As the healthcare workforce grapples with using new technologies proliferating the market, medical schools are taking steps to make sure those entering the industry are prepared for new innovation.

Disaster plans are a moving target: 4 areas to update

As of this morning, the snow in Boston has stopped, the travel ban has been lifted and the kids have another full day off from school. With snow totals of up to two-and-a-half feet, Blizzard 2015...

Jacob Reider to med societies: Be part of the solution to HIT progress

It's time for the American Medical Association and more than 30 other organizations urging change in the electronic health record certification process to be part of the solution, former Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT Jacob Reider said in a blog post.

HITRUST forms working group to advance healthcare security

A working group is being formed by the Health Information Trust Alliance to further its mission to improve security in the healthcare industry.

Groups express disappointment, frustration with MU penalties

The words "concerned," "appalled" and "disappointed" sum up the reaction from many in the industry to yesterday's news from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that about 257,000 Medicare eligible professionals will be hit with penalties for failing to meet Meaningful Use requirements.