Healthcare Information Technology Career Invitational, City of Hope – Duarte, CA

Healthcare Information ...

To RSVP go to  www.cityofhope.org/career-events   LOCATION: City of Hope Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, California 91010   R.S.V.P.: Please register to obtain additional information. Online registration is required by Tuesday, March 20, 2012. You are...

InterOpNurse gets a men...

Careers in Health recently compiled a list of the Best Nursing Blogs online, and InterOpNurse made the list! You can find their site linked here:http://www.careersinhealth.net/careers-in-health-nursing-resources. Careers in Health compiled this list to help student nurses find out what...
Medical Internship Program (Los Angeles Area Only)

Medical Internship Prog...

Interested in the medical field?  Apply to join the UCLA Medical Center Care Extenders Medical Internship Program today. The Care Extender Program provides opportunities for volunteers to experience health care from a clinical perspective through...
Leapfrog Report – Rather Astounding Findings

Leapfrog Report –...

Leapfrog Group Releases New CPOE Study Leapfrog leaders discuss CPOE performance-testing results   By Mark Hagland  On June 30, leaders of the Washington, D.C.-based Leapfrog Group, the large healthcare purchaser organization focused on patient safety and value, held a telephone...
Summary on Meaningful Use for HITECH Incentive Funds

Summary on Meaningful U...

  Official posting projected to be in the Federal Register 7/28/10 will start the clock for rules to be in effect 60 days later Meaningful Use is now defined as 2 sets of objectives and measures (see images below) –        Core Set with...
SoCal HIMSS Presents…2010 Clinical Informatics Summit

SoCal HIMSS Presents...

I am so pleased to be a part of the planning committee for this first ever fusion of Clinical Informatics experts.  Please mark your...
In The News 02/19/2010

In The News 02/19/2010...

NURSING AND COMPUTERS: THE INEVITABLE MOVE TOWARDS ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS (EHR) Nursing and computers have not always been a perfect mix. Typically, nurses try to get away from new computer systems as much as possible. However, it is an inevitable workflow evolution in today’s...
ONCHIT Releases its Preliminary Definition of Meaningful Use

ONCHIT Releases its Pre...

With a December 31st deadline to provide an initial set of standards, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT) and The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced regualtions tonight that define "meaningful use" of...

In The News 07/08/2008...

Best Careers for 2008 32% of RNs Say They Shouldn’t Be Driving After Work   Thought everyone might be interested in this article from the Congressional Budget Office on the Evidence on the costs and benefits of health information technology. It might help with those...

In the News 05/27/2008...

A blogger Alfred Fortin came up with 101 things to do with a mobile phone in healthcare.  AHRQ is currently seeking for clinicians to provide them input via a web based focus group, to understand how to get a broader perspective on adoption of Healthcare IT tools. Video tool...

In the News 05/23/2008...

I will be trying this new column, I am calling "In the News."  My plan is to of course include Healthcare IT (HIT) related stories, but to also have a column to collate news I find interesting.  Hopefully I can enage you, my readers to comment on them and utilize these...

Google’s Response to ...

I have posted about Google’s Healthcare Advisory board and the lack of Nursing representation. This was not very well accepted by a good number of nursing commmunities. CARING being one of them, a big push to educate google became a mission. As a member of Caring, the president...