11 Ways to Make Healthcare IT Easier – Network World

The recent Health IT Summit, hosted by the Institute for Health Technology Transformation, emphasized the challenges faced by healthcare technology professionals as stage 2 of the government’s meaninful use program gets closer. These challenges include complying with HIPAA, ensuring peak performance of Electronic Health Records and allowing for the smooth flow of information between key stakeholders:

In addition to the myriad enterprise IT challenges faced by the typical CIO, technology professionals working in healthcare face HIPAA privacy and security laws, government mandates to implement or update Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology and, above all, a culture built on paper charts, paper prescriptions and folders upon folders of medical records.

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