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Mostashari Aledade GV Google
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am January 11, 2017
GV, which formerly went by the name Google Ventures, is among those taking a stake in the growing company along with Biomatics Capital and Venrock.
By Healthcare IT News 02:02 pm January 06, 2017
The outgoing department head touts big advancements in access to care, quality improvements and cost efficiencies - thanks in large part to health IT and data-driven innovation. But she points to much work still to be done in the years ahead.
CMS ONC AHRQ eCQI
By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm January 05, 2017
The agencies have integrated the eCQI Resource Center with the United States Health Information Knowledgebase, enabling users to compare different versions and metadata of electronic clinical quality measures.

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By Bernie Monegain 10:16 am December 29, 2016
The CEOs of four prestigious healthcare systems gathered in Florida on Dec. 28 to meet with President-elect Donald J. Trump at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach – reportedly to discuss care delivery reforms and ways to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm December 28, 2016
Here are some of the most popular stories of the past year – and a few that were emblematic of the momentous trends that shaped healthcare information technology in 2016.

The first study to emerge from the Northwell-Siemens collaboration suggests that advanced "patient-centered" imaging is preferred in acute stroke care, leading to improved long-term health outcomes, researchers say.

By Mike Miliard 11:38 am December 01, 2016
Siemens will offer funding and research support over the next four years to Northwell's Imaging Clinical Effectiveness and Outcomes Research Program. It will also commit full-time employees to work with Northwell on its population health management initiatives.
Apple Sculley ACOs analytics
By Bill Siwicki 09:10 am November 28, 2016
Sculley, currently chairman of the board at RxAdvance, discusses the future of risk-based care and how cloud computing services can help.
Trump ACO MACRA CMMI

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By Beth Jones Sanborn 09:08 am November 14, 2016
Officials from the Advisory Board, AAFP and MGMA suggest that the core of these programs are safe, but if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress repeal the Affordable Care Act there might be some changes. 

National Coordinator for Health IT Vindell Washington, MD

By Jessica Davis 02:22 pm November 09, 2016
In its annual report to Congress, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT touts widespread EHR usage and an increase in health information exchange. But the agency says there's still work do be done to make true interoperability a success.  
Trump wins ACA repeal

President-elect Donald Trump. Photo credit: Gage Skimore via Wikimedia. 

By Tom Sullivan 10:24 am November 09, 2016
The president-elect made bold campaign promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But even with a Republican-led House and Senate, how quickly can he make that happen?

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