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By Mike Miliard 10:31 am October 14, 2015
Geisinger Health System, a longtime leader in value-based care delivery, has enlisted Cerner to help broaden its population health capabilities, deploying its HealtheIntent platform for cloud-based analytics.
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By Eric Wicklund 08:47 am October 13, 2015
Doctors and patients explain how the current practice of asymmetrical and "epistrophic" care can be transformed into a more collaborative relationship by harnessing available technologies.
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By Erin McCann 10:53 am October 08, 2015
In case you forgot, allow a new OIG alert to remind you: Healthcare providers and EHR vendors who engage in information blocking might get in serious trouble with federal anti-kickback laws.
Addenbrooke's Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 10:36 am September 28, 2015
The rollout of a $300M Epic EHR implementation at Cambridge University Hospitals in the UK is making a bad financial situation worse, according to news reports from across the pond.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am September 24, 2015
Global health IT, management and outsourcing company Accenture has finalized its agreement to acquire Sagacious Consultants, an electronic health record consulting practice.
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By Mike Miliard 12:19 pm September 18, 2015
When we set out to survey Healthcare IT News readers about their electronic health record platforms, we expected they'd have a lot to say. And boy, did they ever. Responses were detailed, documenting specific problem areas and suggesting lots of ideas for improvement.
The University of Vermont Medical Center
By Mike Miliard 08:30 am September 18, 2015
At The University of Vermont Medical Center, clinicians are using CDS technology to combat alert fatigue, customizing their Epic EHR to tailor the type and number of interaction alerts to more manageable levels.
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By Bernie Monegain 08:41 am September 15, 2015
It may seem counterintuitive to pull the plug on a new and expensive (reportedly $115 million) EHR system in favor of another brand. But that's what Banner Health is doing as it moves two recently-acquired hospitals from Epic to Cerner.
By Mike Miliard 10:42 am September 10, 2015
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, MD, announced this week that Rebecca Freeman, RN, will join the agency to spearhead its nursing outreach and help shape its clinical informatics activities.
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By Tom Sullivan 12:53 pm September 04, 2015
As Labor Day weekend arrives, we look back on the hottest articles of the warmest season. Healthcare IT News' most popular looked at analytics, ICD-10, emerging technologies and other trends shaking up the industry.

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