Tag Archives: Health informatics

ONC: Health IT Fact Sheet

From the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology What Is Health IT? The term “health information technology” (health IT) refers to the electronic systems health care professionals – and increasingly, patients – use to store, share, and analyze health information. … Continue reading

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Survey Examines Roles of Chief Nursing Officers in IT Decisions

Nurse.com Identifying the changing roles and responsibilities of chief nursing officers and chief medical informatics officers, HIMSS Analytics announced the results of a research report that examined topics such as the roles of CNOs and CMIOs within a healthcare organization … Continue reading

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CMS EHR/EMR Meaningful Use Overview

From the US Department of Health & Human Resource, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide a financial incentive for the “meaningful use” of certified EHR technology to achieve health and efficiency goals. … Continue reading

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