Author Archives: John P Hoyt FHIMSS FACHE

What It Means to Be a Connected Hospital

HIMSS Analytics data was used for the second year in a row to help validate the U.S,News Most Connected Hospitals list.  In the Q/A that follows, you’ll learn more about this data and the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model℠ (EMRAM).

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Health IT in 2012

The authors of a study published in the March issue of Health Affairs found that their analyses of the records of 28,741 patient visits to 1,187 office-based physicians in 2008 “raise the possibility that, as currently implemented, electronic access [to … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use – Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Last month, HIMSS Analytics released data on the responses to specific questions that were added to our annual comprehensive hospital survey on IT adoption.  As of mid- November, 687 hospital completed those specific questions that gave us the first glimpse of a statistically valid … Continue reading

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