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Electronic Health Care Records

Easing Core Measure Pain, Overcoming 'Big Data'

Janet Dillione | Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology
Janet Dillione

There's a tremendous amount of valuable information in health care, but also a "big data" Rubik's cube problem. The obstacle is how to tap into that data to make sense of what's going on.

Are Your Health Records at Risk?

Christopher Burgess | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

So should we be concerned when more than 3.5 percent of the entire U.S. population has had their PHI compromised? Yes.

Going Digital May Not Improve U.S. Patient Care

Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Electronic health records -- touted by the White House as a key way to improve healthcare in the United States -- may actually do little to improve qu...

Stimulus Bill Turns One Year Old: 'Meaningful Use' Should Not Be the Finish Line for Healthcare Reform

Janet Dillione | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Dillione

On the one-year anniversary of the ARRA's HITECH provision, we need to remember that exceptional use of electronic health records, not just "meaningful use," is the ultimate goal.