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Health IT vendors among fastest growing
Healthcare IT News : August 22, 2014, 11:13 am
Health IT companies once again made it to the list of fastest growing companies this year, with three big name EHR vendors chief among them.
Demand for health IT workers high
Healthcare IT News : August 22, 2014, 10:53 am
A new survey and study conducted by HIMSS Analytics shows demand for qualified health IT workers is as high as it's ever been and "projected to continue in the foreseeable future."
The 2014 HIMSS Workforce Survey results find healthcare organizations consider IT recruiters and executive search firms the most effective way to find good candidates for health IT work.
Models of patient engagement emerge
Healthcare IT News : August 22, 2014, 10:19 am
Stage 2 of meaningful use requires at least 5 percent of a given provider's patients to be engaged in their own care either through an online portal or an electronic personal health record. The threshold seems low, but it is the first time that achieving meaningful use is dependent on patient behavior.
Is 4D printing next for healthcare?
Healthcare IT News : August 22, 2014, 10:13 am
The healthcare industry will be among the first to reap the benefits of emerging four-dimensional printing technology, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.
[See also: Triple aim]
4D printing develops chameleonic materials whose properties shift according to external stimuli, such as temperature changes.
Todd Park begins new chapter
Healthcare IT News : August 22, 2014, 4:54 am
U.S. chief technology officer Todd Park is reportedly packing up to head back West — Silicon Valley, specifically.
That means he’s technically leaving his White House post but not the administration of President Barack Obama.