Recent Blogs

The road ahead for health IT . . . and for EHRWatch
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Even with all the details that consume a healthcare IT executive’s attention when it comes to, say, implementing a system-wide EHR system, the fact is you need to be thinking about the next big project, too.   Read »

ONC budget includes proposed vendor fee
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ONC has released its FY2014 budget request, and the short story is it’s asking for a 28 percent increase in funding.   Read »

Genomics data just the first in long line of hurdles
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Will your EHR crunch genomic data?   Read »

Administration extends 'safe harbor' rules for technology transfer
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With over half the HITECH funds having been spent, the Obama administration is looking for new ways to encourage the switch to EHRs.   Read »

In search of the 'true collaborative health record'
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Have you been going about this EHR thing all the wrong way? We don't know of any studies on that question, but something tells us it tugs at the hearts and minds of more than a few doctors as they try to traverse the health IT frontier.   Read »

Patients respond favorably to open records
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A new study suggests that patients like having online access to their personal health information.   Read »

Protecting health data may be harder than you think
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Is privacy a thing of the past, particularly when it comes to health information?   Read »

EHRs and the ADA
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Meaningful use, interoperability, user friendliness, not to mention finances; think you’ve got a handle on everything you need to consider as you venture into the digital future?   Read »

Regulus launches mobile content network
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Given the rapid spread of mobile devices, it’s to be expected that a “support market” is going to grow just as rapidly.   Read »

VA offers DoD a helping hand
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Does the federal government have an obligation to lead when it comes to the implementation of EHRs?   Read »