GAO: Feds not doing enough to protect Medicare beneficiaries’ data
Apr 09, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services needs to improve how it handles beneficiary data being shared with others, especially research organizations, according to a new report from the Government...
IT expands its horizons: From furnaces to food service, a wealth of software services are available to...
Apr 08, 2018
While some solutions are just beginning to realize their potential, others are evolving beyond the wildest expectations.
14th annual LTC HIT summit heating up
Mar 30, 2018
Organizers have put out the early call to make reservations for the 14th annual Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Summit, which will be held June 24-26 in the nation’s capital.
Long-term care tech summit produces calls for better, silo-busting assessment tools
Jun 24, 2014
More progress is needed toward standardizing beneficiary assessments across care settings, an analyst with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services told a gathering of long-term care health information...
Grants to help LTC operators coordinate care with hospitals
Jul 01, 2013
Four Maryland long-term care facilities stand to benefit from new technology grants that target medical information.
Health IT summit on tap for long-term and post-acute care providers
Jun 14, 2013
Information technology experts and interested stakeholders throughout long-term care and post-acute care fields will be gathering Monday and Tuesday in Baltimore for their annual IT Summit in Baltimore....
Jun 01, 2013
EHR problems are “worse than we know,” a new report from the ECRI Institute contends. Transitioning from paper to electronic health records is creating problems, and “we’re only...
Researchers say: IT systems are an ‘unfulfilled promise’
Mar 02, 2013
The healthcare industry’s deployment of information technology systems has fallen short of the expectations projected by the RAND Corporation in 2005.
Accountable care organizations in focus as Health IT Summit opens Wednesday
Aug 16, 2012
The Seattle IHT2 Health IT Summit, now in its seventh year, will focus on defining meaningful use as participants convene on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The opening keynote will be on the “State of the Health...
IT ‘roadmap’ points to care coordination, HIT adoption
Jun 20, 2012
Forging partnerships and adopting health information technology are critical to the survival of long-term care providers, new guidelines recommend. Released this week at the Long-Term and Post-Acute Care...