Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Jessica Davis 10:40 am December 09, 2015
Putting population health into practice has been challenging for many institutions, as all data is based on 'basic determinants.' Success will be based on new technologies, like genomic and real-time data, as institutions move toward community-based models.
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am December 09, 2015
When nine organizations -- several of them health IT vendors -- urged Congress in a Dec. 7 letter to resist delaying Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, the plea came with an outline for strengthening interoperability.
By Jessica Davis 10:53 am December 08, 2015
HealthNet, Indiana's largest federally-qualified health center, has been selected as a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient, while HIMSS Analytics has honored 76 Hattiesburg clinics in Mississippi for attaining Stage 7 on it Ambulatory EMRAM.
Capitol Hill
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am December 08, 2015
Health IT Now, along with with eight other organizations, some of them health IT vendors, are calling on Congress to stay the course on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program.
By Mike Miliard 09:48 am December 08, 2015
Carequality, a public-private collaborative working as part of the Sequoia Project (formerly known as Healtheway) to drive more efficient data exchange, has launched an interoperability framework it says will be useful to a diverse array stakeholders.
Piggy bank
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am December 07, 2015
MD Revolution has completed a $23 million financing round, co-led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and a leading global healthcare technology company.
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.
Phoenix Children's Hospital
By Henry Powderly 03:03 pm December 03, 2015
Nearly 100 hospitals were singled out by The Leapfrog Group this week for performing at the highest levels of quality and safety: lower infection rates, higher high-risk procedure survival rates, shorter lengths of stay and fewer readmissions.

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