Medsphere in the News Archived

Healthcare Business News: Expect tougher privacy enforcement ... IT experts

Part one of a two-part series You can blame the spotty record of the healthcare industry in protecting the privacy and security of medical records on lax enforcement of federal law, and you'd be right, according to...

Medsphere in the News

Medsphere, Axeo join list of vendors offering guarantees on meaningful use

More and more EMR vendors are offering financial guarantees that their products will help customers achieve meaningful use of health IT, and thus qualify for federal subsidies under the American Recovery and...

Medsphere in the News

Medsphere CEO Mike Doyle Talks with David Asman of FOX Business News

Michael J. Doyle, Medsphere's president and CEO, chats with David Asman of FOX Business News about federal legislation, health IT, and what the future holds for Medsphere.Click here for the FOX news clip or see...

Medsphere in the News

Range of Issues at Play in EHRs' Effect on Staffing in Physician Practices

Implementing electronic health record systems will affect staffing at physician practices in different ways, depending on the practices' goals and what type of EHR system is installed, American Medical News reports....

Medsphere in the News

With Its New Hospital, Rural Utah Gets A Fancy EMR (And A Sacred Hogan)

On Google Earth, one can spiral quickly into the geologic wonderland of Blanding, Utah—a part of the old frontier canyonlands—where scenes for John Wayne westerns, Thelma and Louise, and the TV classic Maverick were...

Medsphere in the News

A Glass Slipper?

Midland Memorial Hospital (MMH) is a 320-bed facility operating on two campuses in Midland, Texas. It is owned and operated by Midland County Hospital District. David Whiles, CIO of 320-bed Midland Memorial...

Medsphere in the News

One-on-One with Lutheran Medical Center CIO Steve Art

Part IArt says VA’s open-source VistA software the answer to a cash-strapped industry’s prayers Lutheran Medical Center (LMC) is part of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Lutheran HealthCare, an organization which also...

Medsphere in the News

Health IT as a public utility

A bill introduced in Congress this April by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) seeks to address the serious financial problems community health centers, rural clinics and community behavioral healthcare providers face with...

Medsphere in the News

EHRs have open-source software alternatives

Health IT that can be downloaded and customized is gaining favor as less costly and more collaborative than commercial systemsFor physicians trying to figure out how to adopt health information technology without going...

Medsphere in the News

Open Source Will Help Drive EHR Costs Down

From 44,000 to 98,000 hospital deaths each year are caused by preventable medical errors, representing the eighth-leading cause of death in the United States. These errors, however, can largely be eliminated through the...

Medsphere in the News

Pages