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April 29, 2010  1:10 PM

Sankaran steps down from Federal Health Architecture program

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
Federal Health Architecture, Health IT, Interoperability and health information exchange, ONC

Health IT interoperability leader Vish Sankaran announced yesterday that he is stepping down from his role as director of the Federal Health Architecture  (FHA) program. The FHA, which is managed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

April 20, 2010  11:49 AM

Creating a health IT business plan, and other news

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR implementation, health data storage, Health IT, HITECH Act, regional extension centers

Health care IT managers have a lot on their plates these days. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and other federal proposals will have a significant impact on both compliance and health IT infrastructure, and IT managers need to stay on top of it...

April 12, 2010  8:34 AM

IPad release has health care buzzing, but questions remain

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
electronic health records, Health IT, Interoperability and health information exchange, ipad, user buy-in

A considerable chunk of the buzz surround the iPad release from Apple Inc. has focused on the device's purported impact on the health care...

April 5, 2010  11:09 AM

The iPad is out, but its effect on health care remains unclear

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
Health IT, ipad, user buy-in

It was a busy weekend -- Christians celebrated Easter Sunday, the Red Sox beat the Yankees and Apple released the iPad. For consumers at least, the iPad seems to be a winner, as...

March 18, 2010  1:26 PM

Of sports cars and meaningful use

JeanD Profile: JeanD
Health IT, Meaningful use

What do Ferraris and health information technology have in common? Both need a good support network if they're going to provide any meaningful use, according to Marc Probst, vice president and chief information officer of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare. Probst provided the...

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