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hands holding binoculars
By Bernie Monegain 10:04 am September 01, 2015
Jigar Kadakia knows a little something about data security. As CISO of Partners HealthCare in Boston, he leads a security team of more than 40 people responsible for keeping the health system well buttoned up. We talked with Kadakia about his approach to glean some ideas that might be useful to other health systems and hospitals big and small.
Handshake
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am August 31, 2015
The former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has called on the Massachusetts attorney general to look into the relationship between Epic and Partners HealthCare, claiming its EHR helps "box out the competition."
e-prescribing
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am August 28, 2015
With e-prescribing of controlled substances legal nationwide, providers and pharmacies are empowered with a new technological tool in the fight against prescription painkillers. Now more need to use it.
Contract
By Tom Sullivan 10:47 am August 27, 2015
Signed in conjunction with a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, this deal aims to address one of the department's biggest public problems.
Money and stethoscope
By Bernie Monegain 08:12 am August 27, 2015
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson earned $6,599,410 - or 102 times the $65,000 median pay for employees at the Kansas City, Mo.-based health IT company, according to research firm Glassdoor.
Hands together
By Bernie Monegain 10:14 am August 26, 2015
EHR vendor Greenway Health is hailing what it calls a milestone in the world of healthcare interoperability: a collaboration with its customer Premise Health and several ambulatory providers that use IT systems from both from Greenway and Epic.
Woman with wearable tech
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am August 25, 2015
Novant Health patients soon will be able to share data from their fitness tracker with their doctor through the health system's electronic patient portal, MyChart.
Doctors with laptop
By Erin McCann 11:02 am August 24, 2015
Five more Cerner clients have agreed to tap CommonWell Health Alliance's interoperability services, the trade association announced Monday.
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By Andrew Watson 04:09 am August 21, 2015
Academic Medical Centers are facing mounting pressure to drastically alter their philosophy and approach to their mission while maintaining their brand via the clinical, teaching and research activities that have driven their reputation for years.
Docs giving thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 20, 2015
Contrary to a spate of recent studies that show rising physician aggravation with EHR systems, another new poll shows majorities of large practices commending the "enhancements in functionality, service and innovation" of leading vendors.

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