Big data sign
By Erin McCann 11:11 am February 19, 2015
One big-name health system and a neighboring university have teamed up on a new initiative that will harness data from electronic medical records, de-identifying it and digesting it into a database that can help inform better care decisions.
Clinovations CEO Trenor Williams, MD
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am February 12, 2015
The Advisory Board Company, a research, technology and consulting firm, has acquired Clinovations, an 80-employee, health IT company located just half a mile away.
Doc and patient Sistine Chapel
By Mike Miliard 10:08 am February 11, 2015
The patient engagement market is at a "standoff," according to a new Chilmark report. Providers are relying on vendors to lead the way with new tools, but those companies "have been reactive, not proactive" in helping them meet their needs.
Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross
By Mike Miliard 08:41 pm February 02, 2015
As he prepares to embark on one of the largest IT implementations in recent memory, Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross explains the thinking behind the choice of Epic for EHR and revenue cycle, and lays out his next steps.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am February 02, 2015
Cerner Corp. has completed its $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services -- and now looks forward to as much as $5 billion in revenue for 2015.
By Bernie Monegain 10:20 am January 29, 2015
While athenahealth made headlines last year for toppling long-favored Epic from its "Overall Software Vendor" spot, this year Epic is leading the pack once again for its extensive software suite. Read about the other top vendors here.
By Mike Miliard 12:14 pm January 27, 2015
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange has grown by 450 percent.
By Bernie Monegain 02:56 pm January 26, 2015
University Medical Center, in Lubbock, Texas, has signed Cerner to a decade-long deal to expand and enhance its existing Cerner electronic health record system.
Healthcare illustration
By Mike Miliard 02:28 pm January 26, 2015
While Stage 2 meaningful use's infamous 5 percent view/download/transmit threshold continues to vex many providers, it's "cultural" roadblocks that have prevented some organizations from fully embracing the promise of patient access.
Venture funding for healthcare IT is at an all-time high.
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am January 19, 2015
Venture capital funding in the healthcare IT sector more than doubled in 2014, coming in at $4.7 billion in 670 deals, according to Mercom Capital Group.

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