Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

IBM Watson Health hospital
By Bernie Monegain 04:39 pm April 19, 2018
The two-hospital system hopes the investment will help it update its PACS and improve the workflow, data, efficiency and quality of its imaging initiatives.
analytics at health system

Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York is part of the Health Quest health system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm April 19, 2018
Health Quest concluded it needed one database to help inform its approach to various clinical, financial and operational initiatives.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 04:32 pm April 18, 2018
The new study takes a broad view of dozens of healthcare market segments, from acute EHRs to virtual care platforms, and assesses the how providers choose vendor partnerships.
getting precision medicine into the mainstream

Daryl Pritchard and Nephi Walton, MD, will be speaking on the subject at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm April 17, 2018
Experts point to the need to demonstrate value, as well as challenges integrating genomic data into EHRs and handling massive amounts of data.
healthcare IT infrastructure big data
By Tom Sullivan 09:24 am April 17, 2018
With bold projections that we are on the cusp of the biggest IT spending growth in a decade, new predictions from industry analysts show how much, and on which technologies, hospitals will acquire, modernize or optimize IT.
EHR doctor offices
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm April 16, 2018
Medical groups are seeking customizable and cloud-based systems and emerging technologies like speech-recognition capabilities.
Telemedicine robot

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:13 am April 16, 2018
Using the device, called a Beam, Miramont Family Medicine now sees more patients than ever – enabling physicians to be in more than one of its four locations at the same time.
speciality EHR

Centegra Hospital Huntley in Illinois. Credit: Centegra Health

By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am April 06, 2018
The emergency department EHR enables caregivers to document with much greater speed, which helped knock down the door-to-doc wait time from 67 minutes to less than 30.
Microsoft sues Community Health Systems for alleged copyright infringement
By Jessica Davis 11:21 am April 04, 2018
CHS, already facing financial troubles, has been accused of breaching contractual obligations with the tech giant, by continuing the use of Microsoft products at some of its recently sold hospitals.
GE Healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:33 pm April 02, 2018
The private equity firm sees a big opportunity for growth in the sector, offering further evidence that value-based reimbursement is here to stay.

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