Federal EHR payouts hit record heights

On November 10th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

The federal dollars for providers and hospitals attesting to meaningful use keep on coming.  As of September, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has paid out more than $16.5 billion to eligible providers and hospitals

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/federal-ehr-payments-165b-counting

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As in recent years the HIMSS Foundation’s Institute for e-Health Policy will be hosting its annual Health Information Technology Showcase during National Health IT Week.

Article source: http://www.himss.org/News/NewsDetail.aspx?ItemNumber=22169

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National Health IT Week, now in its eighth year, should continue to be a big success in helping to educate Congress and the public on the importance of health IT, said a group of HIMSS officials at a webinar on Wednesday.

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/national-health-it-week-draw-hundreds-dc-advocacy

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It will surprise precisely no one that there’s been a steady and significant growth in the size of hospital IT departments in recent years.

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/hospitals-war-top-it-talent

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Health IT outsourcing demands rise

On August 9th, 2013, posted in: Industry News by

The global healthcare IT outsourcing market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.6 percent, to reach $50.4 billion by 2018 from $35 billion in 2013, according to a new RnR Market Research report.

Article source: http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/health-it-outsourcing-demands-rise

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