By Erin McCann 10:44 am October 01, 2012
Nearly half of U.S. physician groups plan to join a health information exchange (HIE), according to the findings of a new CapSite ambulatory EHR report released Friday.
By Erin McCann 01:43 pm September 14, 2012
Some 71 percent of U.S. hospitals plan to purchase new health information exchange solutions, according to findings from a new study released Friday.
By Mary Mosquera 05:35 am September 12, 2012
Farzad Mostashari, MD, the national health IT coordinator, has challenged vendors to make it easy for consumers by early 2013 to view, download and transmit to another party their health information in the form of a Blue Button feature.
By Erin McCann 08:24 am July 10, 2012
A new accountable care network (ACN) is in town. Putting health information technology to work, the network – organized by the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) – aims to reduce hospital readmissions and improve quality of care for chronically ill patients.
By Mike Miliard 08:30 am June 07, 2012
MedAssurant this week announced the formal launch of its new name: Inovalon, Inc. Company officials say Inovalon is a newly-coined term, created by combining innovation, value and action; within the name are also key elements of the words nova and valor.
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am May 30, 2012
A new report from IDC Health Insights rates the best EMR vendors for small physician practices -- and warns that the short-term incentives of meaningful use shouldn't overshadow those offices' long-term care strategies.
By Mike Miliard 08:03 am April 27, 2012
eClinicalWorks announced the opening of its new location in Chicago, which officials say will provide a central U.S. presence and help it focus on implementation of its electronic health records in the Midwest. Currently, the company is headquartered in Westborough, Mass., and has additional offices in New York, California and Georgia.
By Bernie Monegain 10:31 am April 26, 2012
The fastest sales growth and heaviest competition in the EMR market is in products sold to physicians, particularly solutions sold over the Internet, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information.
By Mike Miliard 11:53 am February 17, 2012
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), which develops health information exchange technology, has joined the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), a public-private multi-state working group of vendors and state officials, to help develop specs for “plug and play” connectivity between EHRs and HIEs.
By Mike Miliard 10:43 am February 17, 2012
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), a developer of interoperability technology for health information exchange, has launched ICAetc, which is billed as a free and open forum for vendors to test the interoperability of their programs, ensuring the connection and communication of disparate systems.

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