Tug of war
"Both Epic and athena are justifiably proud of their products and their people, and both defend their worldview with great passion and (particularly in athena's case) no shortage of hyperbole. Did I really need to choose sides?" More
Today’s Headlines
Artist Regina Holliday is the subject of a USA Today article on her artistic advocacy on behalf of...
Oncology focused health IT companies Varian Medical Systems and Flatiron Health have forged an alliance...
There are as many definitions for the phrase as there are people willing to address the question. But...
Hospitals are recognizing the value of interoperability between EHRs and automated dispensing cabinets...
At Hunterdon Healthcare System, patient engagement is an all-hands-on-deck project, says its chief...
Steve Shirley, chief information officer at the 350-bed Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado,...
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved $120 million to fund 34 clinical...
The House Energy and Commerce Committee gave the 21st Century Cures bill a unanimous sendoff Thursday,...
It took a health insurance company almost a year to notify some 1.1 million of its members that their...
Chicago-based EHR company Allscripts will lay off 250 employees across the company, with 60 of the cuts...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
Stacking coins
To date, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has paid out more than $30 billion in EHR incentive cash to hospitals and providers that ...More
Paperwork and stethoscope
One thing about ICD-10 is becoming crystal clear: The compliance deadline is not going to arrive without Congressional resistance. A new GOP-sponsored House bill calls ...More
Doctor with patient and family
The market for technology aimed at closing gaps in patient care is set for big growth in the next five years, as vendors aim to ...More
Analytics and mobile devices
Signs are everywhere that healthcare is finally starting to see the transformative potential of analytics, just as many other industries have for years. Nonetheless, "there ...More
U.S. Capitol
Now that the actual proposed legislation for the new Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2015 is available, here's what we know about Republican Texas Rep. ...More
Padlock on computer chip
Developing new cures for the thousands of diseases for which there is none may seem all well and good -- but some patient advocates say ...More
Frustrated doctor
Recent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula, which benchmarked reimbursement to the U.S. gross domestic product, could complicate things for IT systems already overburdened ...More
Doc holding help wanted sign
April proved to be a good month for healthcare jobs, after the industry added more than double the positions seen in March, signifying the largest ...More
Rocket illustration
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Thursday the six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge. ONC awarded a total ...More