athenahealth topples Epic on KLAS list
By Mike Miliard 10:36 am January 31, 2014
After a long tenure as "Best in KLAS Overall Software Vendor," Epic Systems has been beaten by athenahealth for the top spot in this year's award ranking, which is tallied based on feedback from thousands of providers.
U.S. CTO Todd Park (Mike Miliard art)
By Anthony Brino 08:19 am January 30, 2014
Last October and November, as struggled to accommodate visitors and offer its promised user experience, HHS staff and contractors were, among other fixes, "adding server capacity" -- suggesting that the U.S. CTO's goals of technological innovation remain to be seen in health programs.
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am January 24, 2014
Medical Professional Services, one of Connecticut's largest multi-specialty independent physician associations is going all out for population health. MPS will employ new technology to improve care quality and coordination across its growing network of providers and patients.
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am January 21, 2014
KLAS identifies three EMR leaders after interviewing providers using products from Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, e-MDs, Epic, GE, Greenway Medical, McKesson, MEDITECH, NextGen and SRSsoft.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
"I'm surprised that we continue to see the status quo in revenue cycle management," says Sean Wieland, managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.
By Mike Miliard 11:04 am January 17, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT have tapped McKesson and Meditech as the first vendors for its Designated Test EHR Program.
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am January 14, 2014
Cloud-based EHR company athenahealth, and CECity, a provider of cloud-based registry services for performance improvement and value-based reporting, have teamed up to launch what it calls a "first-of-its-kind" health data exchange integration and reporting service.
Health IT banks record VC cash in 2013
By Erin McCann 10:28 am January 14, 2014
Health IT is where the money's at -- at least in 2013, which saw venture capital funding nearly double from the previous year, according to a new industry report released Monday.
By Anthony Brino 07:48 am December 26, 2013
From the start, 2013 brought more focus to the issue of interoperability than ever before, and there is no sign the interest will abate. After all, interoperability is critical to data exchange.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am December 20, 2013
The term "health information exchange" has been around for a while.

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