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By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm November 06, 2015
Looking to make hay from healthcare data? To turn raw numbers into real value? In this continuously-updated post, learn how experts at the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum are using clinical and business intelligence to drive quality improvements, efficiency gains and cost savings.
laptop with data
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am November 05, 2015
IASIS Healthcare will roll out an integrated system for its clinical and financial records from health IT giant Cerner.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
By Jessica Davis 02:59 pm November 04, 2015
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health in Palo Alto, Calif. become the only children's hospital enterprise in Northern California to receive the prestigious Stage 7 Award and the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award.
Medical students
By Mike Miliard 11:00 am November 04, 2015
By adding 20 leading medical schools to the 11 already participating in its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, the AMA wants to further "bridge the gaps that exist between how medical students are trained and how healthcare is delivered" in the 21st Century.
Crowd
By Karen Handmaker 02:56 pm November 03, 2015
Population health management continues to gain momentum as a strategy for improving care quality and outcomes while preparing healthcare organizations for the transition to value-based care. We offer three examples -- deep dives -- on three approaches.
Wall Street
By Henry Powderly 09:27 am November 03, 2015
In a $2.7 billion deal, MedAssets, maker of revenue cycle and performance improvement tools, will be sold to Pamplona Capital, which will sell off one half of the company while merging the other with its Precyse subsidiary.
Heart with heart rate line
By Bernie Monegain 09:22 am November 03, 2015
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has launched a new research center to evaluate and transform care for cardiovascular conditions.
Docs giving thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am November 02, 2015
The American Medical Association, alongside MedStar Health's National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, has launched a new framework to rank EHRs according to their user-centered design.
Fireworks
By Bernie Monegain 10:30 am November 02, 2015
There's nothing like a developer event to get the crowd fired up. At least that's how the hosts and the keynote speaker at the FHIRWorks' event at the Epic campus last week described it.
By Tom Sullivan 07:01 am November 02, 2015
On Jan. 1, 2015 hospitals became eligible for reimbursement when treating patients with two or more chronic conditions.

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