We’re proud to announce our first certificate recipients.
Big Congratulations to:
Deborah Fouts, SW Montana Community health Center, Butte
Phillip Wright, Phillips County Hospital, Malta
Brian Fordyce, Roosevelt Medical Center, Culbertson
Patrick Tufton, Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Plentywood
Tina Spencer, Mountain View Medical Center, White Sulphur Springs (previously completed certificate program)
Read the Policy Brief from the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services (March 2015).
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has released a new guide to Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information. Have a look…
From the New York Times (May 26, 2015): Tech Rivalries Impede Digital Medical Record Sharing.
Read it now.
New policy issue brief from the Brookings Institution (March 2015).
High Value Health IT: Policy Reforms for Better Care and Lower Costs
Have a look at Montana specific health IT adoption and utilization data from the ONC.
(last update 2/20/2015)
ONC Data Brief published in December 2014.
Released in December, 2014, the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 identifies the federal government’s health IT priorities. While this Plan focuses on federal strategies, achieving the vision and goals requires collaboration from state, local, and tribal governments. Efforts by health care entities and providers, public health entities, payers, technology developers, community-based nonprofit organizations, homebased supports, and academic institutions are also essential.
Have a look at the Plan here.
Quick Reference sheet also available.
Using Remote Patient Monitoring to Drive Care Coordination Savings.
Have a look at this Executive Brief from the HIMSS Resource Library.
Top 10 health IT predictions for 2015.
IDC says ‘data-driven digital hospital strategy’ a must-have in the year ahead.
Read full article here.
November 26, 2014