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UMass Memorial Epic EHR

UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, Massachusetts

By Bernie Monegain 01:23 pm September 13, 2017
System says $700 million price tag encompasses several other projects beyond just the EHR system.
AMA demands EHR overhaul
By Bernie Monegain 09:42 am September 12, 2017
Latest study confirms typing and clicking consume more than half the workday for doctors.
Intermountain helps DACA status workers
By Bernie Monegain 03:45 pm September 11, 2017
CEO Mark Harrrison said the system will help file the paperwork required for them to continue to legally live and work in the U.S.
Nandini Ramani Outcome Health

Nandini Ramani, now CEO of Outcome Health, is tasked with strengthening the company’s current tech model and expanding its reach.

By Jessica Davis 10:13 am September 11, 2017
The Former VP of Engineering for Twitter opened up about her plans for her new role with the tech unicorn, which include working directly with providers, pharma, patients and payers to improve patient care.

Florida Governor Rick Scott talks to local emergency leaders in Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches. Photo via Twitter

By Jessica Davis 03:50 pm September 08, 2017
Two Houston providers discuss the successful efforts that helped them to weather Harvey and remain open during the hurricane.
Reversing DACA puts patient care at risk, AMA says

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Tuesday the Trump administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (CNN)

By Tom Sullivan 11:37 am September 06, 2017
In reaction to President Donald Trump’s decision on Tuesday to reverse the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects about 800,000 immigrants, the American Medical Association has called on Congress to consider alternatives that will not hinder the healthcare workforce.
Tom Mihaljevic Cleveland Clinic CEO

Tom Mihaljevic is the new CEO of Cleveland Clinic. Photo via Cleveland Clinic

By Beth Jones Sanborn 01:04 pm September 05, 2017
Tom Mihaljevic, who is now chief of the system’s Abu Dhabi facility, brings a background in robotic surgery and patient experience.
Jeanne Lillig-Patterson dies

Jeanne Lillig-Patterson. Photo via Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 12:36 pm September 05, 2017
She was employee No. 7 at Cerner and co-founder of First Hand Foundation.
Women in health IT call Ivanka Trump out of touch with gender equality

Ivanka Trump at a meeting on behalf of the White House on Aug. 2. Photo via Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 04:18 pm August 30, 2017
The rule was seen as an essential step in helping to close the pay gap in the workplace and in various sectors.
hospital EHR deployments

While 80.5 percent of hospitals have installed at least a basic EHR system, researchers said that just 37.5 percent of hospitals have adopted at least eight of 10 components measuring EHR use for performance measurement.

By Mike Miliard 01:18 pm August 28, 2017
Small, rural and safety-net organizations could do better using their IT systems for performance management and patient engagement, new JAMIA study shows.

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