By Mike Miliard 10:44 am January 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 02:27 pm January 10, 2012
To describe the still-nascent collection of health information exchanges in the United States as a "patchwork" is rather an understatement: Sometimes it's more of a crazy quilt. There are public and private exchanges, large and small, and state, regional and local HIEs – all in various stages of completion.
By Mike Miliard 10:47 am December 05, 2011
In March, not long after the first two Direct Project pilots got under way, Healthcare IT News took a closer look at the collaborative beginnings of the initiative – and explored the promise it held for the future of healthcare.
By Mike Miliard 10:47 am November 21, 2011
A new report from IDC Health Insights predicts the market for ambulatory EHRs will grow significantly in the coming years, moving from less than 25 percent adoption in 2009 to more than 80 percent by 2016.
By Mike Miliard 11:26 am November 09, 2011
A group of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing electronic health records have issued a set of technical specifications to standardize connections between providers, health information exchanges and other data-sharing partners.
By Mike Miliard 09:14 am November 04, 2011
HealthGrades, of Denver, which provides information aimed at helping consumers make informed decisions about physicians and hospitals, and Madison, Wis.-based CPM, which provides customer relationship management technology for hospitals, announced a definitive agreement to merge the two companies.
By Healthcare IT News 12:18 pm September 09, 2011
athenahealth has launched a new online dashboard to provide clear visibility into the performance of physicians on the athenahealth network against meaningful use criteria.
By Healthcare IT News 09:49 am June 10, 2011
MedeAnalytics announced the launch of its Value-Based Purchasing Resource Center. As a service to the healthcare industry, the enter provides objective educational information on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' value-based purchasing program.
By Healthcare IT News 10:54 am May 16, 2011
The City of Philadelphia has tapped eClinicalWorks to help improve the continuity of care for the city's Department of Public Health. The Westborough, Mass.-based company will outfit 230 providers across 20 primary care and correctional clinics with a preventative-care oriented EHR to improve the quality of care through reporting capabilities and...
By Healthcare IT News 09:58 am April 15, 2011
The U.S. e-prescription market is set to reach $204.6 million, according to a new report by market research firm Global Industry Analysts (GIA).

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