Healthcare IT News

Healthcare IT News is a news source covering the people, policy and technology driving next-generation healthcare in the U.S. and delivers editorial insights about compelling topics such as electronic health records, health information exchange, privacy and security, data analytics, patient engagement, population health and revenue cycle management. Healthcare IT News is part of HIMSS Media, a media organisation that delivers news, analysis and must-have information to an audience of senior healthcare and technology influencers. HIMSS Media is also the leading producer of important live events, such as the Privacy & Security Forum, Pop Health Forum, Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit and Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum.


Vision for value-based care must include clinical decision support integrated into EHR

Healthcare recognizes the role that evidence-based medicine plays in improving outcomes and lowering costs. The use of clinical decision support tools incorporating evidence-based medicine at the point of care provides physicians with access to translational research and current recommendations. Kaiser Permanente recently completed a large-scale, electronic health record-based integration of […]


A look at the Digital Bridge Cerner, Epic, CDC and others forged to connect EHRs to public health

Digital Bridge, a collaboration among healthcare, public health and health information technology organizations, works on the premise that improving information sharing can improve the nation’s health. To that end, the collaborative has designed an approach to electronic case reporting, or eCR, that is being rolled out in states and cities across […]


Digital Bridge collaboration with Cerner, Epic, CDC and others hope to connect EHRs to public health

Digital Bridge, a collaboration among healthcare, public health and health information technology organizations, works on the premise that improving information sharing can improve the nation’s health. To that end, the collaborative has designed an approach to electronic case reporting, or eCR, that is being rolled out in states and cities across […]


EHR interoperability, connectivity a big challenge around globe new study finds

Ninety percent of healthcare professionals participating in a new survey confessed to being confused about what makes a highly interoperable EHR. Black Book Research, in fact, surveyed 11,838 doctors, healthcare administrators, technology managers and clinical leaders around the world. What’s more, 72 percent stated that their preferred strategy for EHRs […]


Intelligent Population Health: Better Insights for Better Results

As healthcare organizations take on more accountability through value-based contracting, they are making business and clinical intelligence solutions an integral part of their population health strategy. These solutions have significantly advanced in recent years and healthcare organizations are using them to better inform decisions and drive actions for success in […]