08:51 am July 17, 2014
Jonathan Bush, former ambulance driver, founder of birthing centers in San Diego and co-founder and CEO of athenahealth, a public company valued at nearly $5 billion, can add author to his list of achievements.
10:31 am July 16, 2014
There has been no increase in new patient visits since the Affordable Care Act took effect. This, according to ACAView, a report from cloud-based EHR company athenahealth and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report, released today, is the first of quarterly reports to come gauging the various metrics associated with healthcare reform.
10:21 am July 07, 2014
The computerized physician order entry market will grow at 6.5 percent over five years, from $938.4 million in 2013 to more than $1.2 billion in 2018, according to a new report from research firm MicroMarket Monitor.
11:10 am July 01, 2014
CommonWell Health Alliance, the IT trade association working to drive data liquidity among its members, has signed on two new vendors -- branching into post-acute care and making a pivot toward Apple users.
08:29 am June 27, 2014
Anne Arundel Medical Center has been expanding in recent years, and as part of the challenge of optimizing 49 ambulatory practices as part of its network, the health system has had to integrate IT systems -- including the Epic EHRs used at hospitals and the cloud-based athenahealth technology at many of the practices.
10:30 am June 17, 2014
Athenahealth and Epocrates, an athenahealth service, released a mobile trends report that shows nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists emerging as the most engaged users of mobile technology today.
10:54 am June 12, 2014
Simply put, most revenue cycle management systems aren't suited for a future where providers are paid for quality, not volume. That, coupled with increasing hospital consolidation and the fact that the "the average system out there is quite old," means the entire concept of RCM is due for a shakeup.
10:34 am June 03, 2014
At Health Datapalooza this week, exactly how information gets analyzed is up for new ways to be disrupted, revamped and rethought. The theme: endless possibilities. In fact, the ways that the gathering of the appropriate data and the analysis of it can improve health outcomes is astounding. But first the right data must to be collected.
06:48 am May 30, 2014
The annual PayerView Report from health IT company athenahealth, released today, reveals the healthcare payer that has the best relationship with providers and the one that has the most problems.
08:23 am May 15, 2014
Technologists have worked for years to break down data silos in healthcare. Then, just as it seemed they were starting to figure out interoperability, along comes a flood of mobile health apps that simply don't connect to anything.