The great results Regenstrief Institute has produced over the years in studies at Indianapolis’ Wishard Memorial Hospital have not held up when conducted in a wider variety of settings.
The federal stimulus program to speed “meaningful use” of electronic medical records is starting to generate significant cash for Indiana health care providers: More than $135 million has flowed to more than 2,000 Hoosier hospitals and doctors since January 2011.
Franciscan Alliance will spend more than $100 million over the next two years to install a common electronic medical record system at its 13 hospitals and more than 165 physician practices. It’s a sign of the growth of the health information technology industry in Indiana, which a new BioCrossroads report says generates $200 million a year in sales and is growing at 8 percent annually.
Harold Apple takes over for J. Marc Overhage, who will remain with the organization as its chief strategic officer and national policy adviser. IHIE is one of four operational exchanges in Indiana that allows for the sharing of medical records electronically.
Indiana should take advantage of the opportunity to build a comprehensive exchange.
Mark A. Day is suing Indianapolis-based technology firm iSalus Healthcare, claiming he was dismissed without cause and is entitled to severance pay and benefits.
The Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Indiana Health Information Exchange are going to work to make
their medical record systems talk to each other in a pilot project spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
The program currently includes 1,200 physicians—about 10 percent of all doctors in Indiana.
Indiana has named its first coordinator for overseeing a $10.3 million effort to shift the state's hospitals and clinics
from paper medical records to electronic files.
Indiana Health Information Technology Inc. will use the money to electronically link the medical records of Indiana's
five health information exchanges.
The Indiana Network for Patient Care announced Tuesday that Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind., has joined 40 other
hospitals and clinics that are part of an online network that handles one of the nation's highest volume of health information