Clinical

population health
By Skip Snow 09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
Kaiser Permanente
By Bernie Monegain 02:18 pm December 04, 2015
Kaiser Permanente will acquire Seattle-based Group Health. Executives from both health systems, each known for early adoption of healthcare IT, announced their plans today.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 04:20 pm December 03, 2015
HIMSS on Thursday launched its Value Score program, touting it as the first international IT quality measurement for healthcare providers that factors in technological, clinical and financial outcomes.
Hand washing
By Mike Miliard 09:04 am December 03, 2015
Can a pacemaker be hacked to induce a fatal arrhythmia? Yes. But is that the most clear and present danger in a world where hospitals are running critical medical devices on unpatched versions of Windows XP?
IBM and Manipal
By Bernie Monegain 06:05 am December 03, 2015
Manipal Hospitals' corporate and teaching facilities in Bangalore, India, will be rolling out IBM's Watson for Oncology, a platform trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Doctor using laptop
By Jeff Lagasse 05:39 am December 01, 2015
In a deal that will have implications for rural and community hospitals as well as the post-acute care market, Computer Programs and Systems announced Nov. 25 that it would acquire rival Healthland Holding and its affiliates for $250 million.
Doctors with images on laptop
By Mike Miliard 11:36 am November 30, 2015
At RSNA in Chicago today, Nuance announced it's joined forces with the The National Decision Support Company, unveiling new tools that combine clinical decision support, radiology reporting and image sharing technology.
Apple Watch
By Tom Sullivan 10:14 am November 30, 2015
It sounds almost shadowy and top-secret: An innovation wing in Louisiana is home to cutting-edge work undertaken by Apple, Epic and a tech-savvy provider. That would be Ochsner Health System.
Doctor and patient with Xray
By Mike Miliard 11:09 am November 25, 2015
As imaging and IT professionals look past Thanksgiving and toward RSNA, a new report spotlights emerging strategies for radiology technology: vendor neutral archives, clinical decision support, secure image exchange and more.
El Camino Hospital
By Mike Miliard 10:17 am November 25, 2015
Mountain View, Calif.-based El Camino Hospital, an electronic health records pioneer for nearly five decades, has completed its customized $150 million Epic implementation, known as iCare.

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