Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Mike Miliard 10:22 am July 30, 2012
Mercy, one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country, has selected Humedica MinedShare as its clinical intelligence solution. As it works to bring data analytics to bear on population health, Mercy has also joined the American Medical Group Association's Anceta collaborative.
By Eric Wicklund 03:25 pm July 27, 2012
If mobile medical apps are going to stand any chance of survival -- with physicians as well as consumers -- they'll have to be able to integrate with other devices and healthcare platforms, with electronic medical records and personal health records.
By Eric Wicklund 09:45 am July 27, 2012
Two issues near and dear to the hearts of mHealth enthusiasts -- mobile app regulation and privacy and security -- took center stage at the 4th Annual mHealth World Congress on July 25 in Boston.
By Mike Miliard 08:01 am July 27, 2012
Microsoft announced that it has implemented the safeguards required by HIPAA and HITECH inside Windows Azure Core Services and is offering a HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA) to its enterprise agreement/volume licensing customers and partners in the health industry.
By Bernie Monegain 04:57 pm July 26, 2012
More than two-thirds of the hospitals that received Medicare EHR incentive payments for 2011 are in urban areas, according to a new GAO report, which slices and dices who received how much and when and where.
By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm July 26, 2012
David Blumenthal, MD, who was the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology from 2009 to 2011, has been appointed president of the Commonwealth Fund. He will succeed Karen Davis, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
By Diana Manos 10:27 am July 26, 2012
As the country gears up for the presidential election, the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) has proposed language for inclusion in the Democratic and Republican National Committee party platforms to support the transformation of healthcare in America through information technology.
By Erin McCann 10:23 am July 26, 2012
Officials at Milwaukee, Wis.-based Aurora Health Care announced on Thursday they are forming an accountable care collaboration with Aetna, Inc., an effort aimed to provide employers with a new health plan created to improve employee health outcomes while controlling costs.
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am July 26, 2012
IHE USA and the Health Story Project will offer testing of Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture, at the annual Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American Connectathon 2013, where health IT systems test information exchange across organizations.
By Kate Spies 10:01 am July 26, 2012
Think Seabiscuit or Secretariat for Florida's healthcare IT coordination. The recent agreement between key Sarasota providers to join HIE Networks' Florida Health Data Network (FHDN) "will provide real utility out of the gate" for public and private providers, said Allen Byington, CEO of HIE Networks.

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