11:04 am August 19, 2015
Just three weeks after landing the Department of Defense's massive, multi-billion-dollar EHR modernization project with its partner Cerner, Leidos has notched another military health win.
10:24 am August 18, 2015
As they grapple with meaningful use and grumble about usability, nearly 20 percent of community hospitals polled for a recent report are "actively looking to replace" their electronic health record vendors.
10:14 am August 14, 2015
Driven by the vast proliferation of unstructured clinical data in EHRs, the global market for healthcare natural language processing is expected to grow from $1.1 billion in 2015 to $2.67 billion by 2020, a new report shows.
07:51 am August 14, 2015
The interoperability problem is bigger than the DoD or VA and that reality is among the toughest challenges the agencies currently face.
07:32 am August 10, 2015
Several big-bucks deals and partnerships struck us recently -- not just because of their price tags, but also because they could prove to be game changers for health IT, now and far into the future. Here are nine worth watching for their effect on the industry.
07:59 am August 05, 2015
Topping off what Cerner executives detailed during the company's earnings call Tuesday as a highly successful Quarter 2, in spite of profits falling, was the icing on the cake: the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization project. Photo: David Gleason, 2008
08:04 am August 04, 2015
A glimpse inside the thinking that determined the department's surprising selection for its gigantic EHR modernization initiative.
09:21 am July 31, 2015
Many health system CIOs say they weren't expecting the Cerner/Leidos team to win the coveted contract to overhaul the Department of Defense's electronic health record system. "I really thought it was going to Epic," was one typical response.
11:06 am July 30, 2015
Fair or not, Cerner's reputation in recent years has been one of increasing embrace of openness -- at least more open than Epic, with its perceived "garden-walled" ethos. That stated commitment to data liquidity probably served it well with DoD decision-makers.
10:48 am July 30, 2015
It might seem like a bit of Monday morning quarterbacking, but industry insiders are weighing in on the $9B contract the Department of Defense signed with EHR giant Cerner, and some are suggesting the government could have finessed a better play.