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By Diana Manos 10:33 am September 26, 2012
In the widespread quest to find remedies for America's pricey healthcare system, some say the answers lie locally, from the bottom up.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm September 24, 2012
With an eye toward a future of accountable care and value-based reimbursement, McKesson on Monday announced that it will acquire Waltham, Mass.-based MedVentive, which develops risk management and population health technology.
By Bernie Monegain 10:48 am September 24, 2012
As hospitals, physicians and insurers partner to create accountable care organizations (ACOs), a recent Black Book Rankings survey reveals that 96 percent of organization executives are acquiring new technology. Start-up ACO's anticipate $500 million in spending within the first year, according to the survey.
By Diana Manos 10:39 am September 24, 2012
With debate still swirling around the Aug. 23rd release of the final rules for meaningful use Stage 2, one CIO offers four reasons to celebrate it.
By Mike Miliard 09:13 am September 14, 2012
"We spent lots of effort and dollars to implement EMRs and tools like those, but at the end of the day, the real value comes from how we're going to mine the information and use it," says Darren Dworkin, CIO of Cedars-Sinai Health System.
By Bernie Monegain 02:26 pm September 13, 2012
Athenahealth will acquire Healthcare Data Services, adding the Boston-based firm's healthcare data analysis and population health management tools for payers and providers to its portfolio of Web-based offerings.
By Erin McCann 11:02 am September 06, 2012
The U.S. healthcare system has long been laden with growing inefficiencies, heightened costs and increasing complexities, all of which have stymied industry progress, according to a new Institute of Medicine (IOM) report.
By Diana Manos 10:57 pm September 04, 2012
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has announced it is recognizing the importance of health data analysts during Health Data Analysis Month this September.
By Eric Wicklund 09:54 am August 29, 2012
The proliferation of mobile medical devices means providers, payers and even patients are collecting more data than ever before. But do they know what to do with it?
By Bernie Monegain 09:25 am August 28, 2012
Healthcare insurer Aetna has created Aetna Innovation Labs to focus on ways to improve patient outcomes by leveraging data and best practices.

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