Flow chart
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am February 26, 2015
InterSystems just released the latest version of the data platform it first introduced in 1997: Caché 2015. What does it have to do with Epic? Plenty.
By Bernie Monegain 10:55 am February 23, 2015
Stiffer competition between key vendors is leaving an increasing number of healthcare providers on the fence about which EHR system to buy, according to a new report form research firm KLAS.
Phrenology head
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am February 20, 2015
A new partnership between a Portland, Oregon, behavioral health services provider and a local health system will use an HIE tool to link the hospital's acute care data with a specialty behavioral health EHR.
Interoperability showcase
By Chris Nerney 08:03 am February 19, 2015
The Interoperability Showcase is one of the biggest and most buzzworthy facets of the annual HIMSS conference and this year's shindig in Chicago promises to be better than ever.
Illustration of computer with app icons
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am February 18, 2015
Electronic health record giant Epic Systems, often criticized for its closed architecture, will soon open an app store -- enabling outside developers to create programs that will work with its EHRs.
By Tom Sullivan 07:33 am February 17, 2015
Users rank their favorite HIE technology makers, while the exchanges face continuing challenges.
Clinovations CEO Trenor Williams, MD
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am February 12, 2015
The Advisory Board Company, a research, technology and consulting firm, has acquired Clinovations, an 80-employee, health IT company located just half a mile away.
Stethoscope on keyboard
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am February 11, 2015
With the launch of Evergreen, billed as a new approach to EHR implementation and maintenance, consulting giant Deloitte claims it can help reduce EHR operating costs by as much as 30 percent.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
By Bernie Monegain 10:51 am February 10, 2015
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which has already achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics scale, will pick up its 2014 enterprise Davies Award at HIMSS15 this April. How did they do it? We ask their leaders.
Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross
By Mike Miliard 08:41 pm February 02, 2015
As he prepares to embark on one of the largest IT implementations in recent memory, Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross explains the thinking behind the choice of Epic for EHR and revenue cycle, and lays out his next steps.

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