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11/24/2014
CMS Extends EHR Attestation Deadline for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program for Eligible Hospitals to December 31, 2014

A press release from the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) states that the agency is extending the deadline for eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 2014 reporting year ?from 11:59 pm EST on November 30, 2014 to 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2014.?

11/21/2014
CMS Creates New “Chief Data Officer” Position

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

11/21/2014
Impact of Immigration Executive Order on Funding the Government

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

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HIMSS Blog

11/24/2014
Giving Thanks without Burning Down the House

Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with traditions.  Usually those traditions are built around food.  For some, it is stuffing just like their Grandma made, filled with meats, bread and spices.  For others it is canned cranberry sauce, the sloosh sound … Continue reading →

11/24/2014
Informatics Department of One

by: Emily A. Carey MS, RN-BC I am sure you are all wondering what I am talking about.  How could one person do the job of the ten Informatics Nurses that I have in my organization? Or you are asking … Continue reading →

11/17/2014
How to Prioritize Your IT Projects

by Roger Kropf, PhD, and Guy Scalzi, MBA Every health organization needs to prioritize its IT projects. There are too many adoption needs, too few financial and human resources to implement them, and not every idea that crosses your desk aligns … Continue reading →

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Healthcare IT News

11/28/2014
Health IT job postings see small decline

Health IT job postings for the third quarter 2014 saw a moderate slump this time around, falling 4 percent from the previous quarter. The numbers weren't all underwhelming, though, as a new jobs report lays out.    read more

11/26/2014
Both sides of the ICD-10 debate keep it interesting

http://icd10watch.com/blog/both-sides-icd-10-debate-keep-it-interesting

11/26/2014
Top 10 health IT predictions for 2015

In 2015, hospitals will – and should – make more advanced use of "third platform" technologies based on mobile tools, social channels, data analytics and the cloud, according to a recent report from IDC Health Insights. read more

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Corporate Member News

11/24/2014
CMS Extends EHR Attestation Deadline for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program for Eligible Hospitals to December 31, 2014

A press release from the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) states that the agency is extending the deadline for eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program 2014 reporting year ?from 11:59 pm EST on November 30, 2014 to 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2014.?

11/21/2014
CMS Creates New “Chief Data Officer” Position

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

11/21/2014
Impact of Immigration Executive Order on Funding the Government

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

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HIMSS Wire

11/25/2014
Savings in time and improved efficiency are the biggest gains

Ascom has recently launched Ascom Myco, a new solution for integrated workflow intelligence in healthcare. In this interview, Nick Guldemond, Associate Professor, University Medical Centre Utrecht, discusses the importance of intelligent and efficient workflow in the hospital setting and Roel Ottink, Director Product Management and Marketing, Ascom, explains how the Ascom Myco is designed to optimise workflow around nurses and patients.

11/21/2014
Realizing the Promise of Digital Health Innovation: Connectivity is Key

It is an exciting time to be in the healthcare industry, especially considering the impact technological advancements in digital health have had on healthcare.

11/19/2014
Virtual Care: A Real-World Strategic Asset

Consumers are embracing emerging virtual care models, which empower patients to take control of their health by having the majority of care taking place "virtually" through online resources and access to clinicians via phone, email or video technologies.

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