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.
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am December 16, 2013
Merge Healthcare is partnering with athenahealth to offer providers the ability to receive and view diagnostic images, exam results and other patient information within their electronic health records.
By Mike Miliard 09:27 am December 11, 2013
CommonWell Health Alliance has tapped the first three geographic locations for its roll out of interoperability services. Hospitals and ambulatory practices in Chicago, North Carolina and South Carolina will connect to exchange patient data.
By Anthony Brino 11:08 am December 09, 2013
After months of physicians, hospitals and IT groups calling for more time to complete meaningful use, the federal government has finally responded. Most in the industry have welcomed the news. But that doesn't mean everyone is pleased.
Revenue cycle ripe for radical change
By Mike Miliard 07:58 am December 09, 2013
"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, adding that, "If any other industry had a revenue cycle like that, we'd all be living like the Amish."
By Bernie Monegain 11:08 am December 04, 2013
The cloud-based health IT services vendor has been named the Gold Level winner for the Greater Boston region at the Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. The awards are given annually by MassEcon to recognize companies that have made outstanding contributions to the Massachusetts economy.

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