Halamka to steer new blockchain journal
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm November 28, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO named top editor for publication that will highlight positive and negative experiences with the digital ledger tech.
FHIR interoperability
By Jessica Davis 08:48 am November 27, 2017
Although many organizations claim interoperability is a major focus, progress is slow, at best. For HL7 CEO Charles Jaffe, the reason is a lack of financial reward, as for-profit vendors can’t be expected to “connect everyone on their own dime.”
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm November 16, 2017
The VistA replacement will be built off the MHS Genesis work already in progress for the Defense Department.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm November 15, 2017
While EHRs and data security get all the attention, there are more immediate opportunities for the digital ledger technology.  
Black Book list of top IT vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm November 13, 2017
But just 19 percent of LTPAC organizations have some technological capabilities of EHRs operational, report shows. Only 3 percent are using analytics to improve quality and efficiency.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.
ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.
Klas ranks enterprise imaging vendors
By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm November 08, 2017
GE Healthcare, Carestream and Agfa lead mindshare for international deployments, but not all customers are satisfied, says KLAS.
Tiger Institute joins Sequoia Project
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am November 07, 2017
The joint partnership between University of Missouri and Cerner with St. Louis-based SSM Health will make seamless transfer of data easier for participants.

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