SSi Search surveys 178 healthcare CIOs on changes to their roles and responsibilities post-HITECH and compares that with associated salary increases. 23 percent of respondents reported a 50 – 75 percent increase in responsibility since HITECH was passed, but reported receiving less a 10 percent salary increase over the same period.
Kaiser Permanente opens a five-story, 350-person IT office in Greenwood Village, CO which it estimates will house 700 employees by 2015.
New York City public health workers are developing a big-data surveillance program that promises real-time population health monitoring of the city. The program will rely on EHR data aggregated into a surveillance tool that will drive public health decisions.
Picis recalls its PulseCheck EDIS due to problems with prescription comments being dropped from electronic prescriptions when filed or printed.