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Money
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am June 24, 2015
As the U.S. healthcare industry speeds toward an era where value-based reimbursement is the rule rather than the exception, hospitals are doing their homework in looking for revenue cycle technology vendors who can help them make the transition.
Anthony Chang, MD
By Gus Venditto 09:29 am June 18, 2015
No one questions that the era of big data is here, but Anthony Chang, MD, warns that the deluge of medical information is just beginning. That means artificial intelligence has a much more central role to play in healthcare.
Analytics
By Bernie Monegain 08:40 am June 04, 2015
When it comes to providing the right care to the right patient in record time, the nation's policymakers, researchers, doctors and nurses seem on the verge of critical mass, or what author Malcolm Gladwell would call "the tipping point."
Coast Guard
By Bernie Monegain 10:08 am May 21, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General, an independent government watchdog, has found the Coast Guard seriously lagging in its efforts to protect personal health information.
FHIR population health
By Tom Sullivan 10:44 am May 18, 2015
Around the turn of this century, a saying popped up in certain IT circles: We're all going to agree on specification and compete on implementation. When health IT vendors start adopting and implementing HL7's FHIR spec, things could start to get interesting.
Cloud with gears
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am May 07, 2015
Healthcare is among the top industries that could be impacted by the emerging phenomenon of cloud-based robotics, according to a new research report from Frost & Sullivan.
IBM Watson
By Bernie Monegain 10:54 am May 06, 2015
IBM Watson Health is collaborating with Epic and Mayo Clinic to apply cognitive computing capabilities of Watson to EHRs, and also with 14 cancer institutions to reduce from weeks to minutes the ability to translate DNA insights.
People illustration
By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am May 05, 2015
IBM announced Monday it had completed the acquisition of Dallas-based population health company Phytel. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
IBM
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am April 14, 2015
IBM will be buying population health company Phytel and Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys, a cloud-base data analytics company. The technology giant announced the pending acquisitions at a late afternoon news conference at HIMSS15 on Monday.
Digital data
By Mike Miliard 02:24 pm April 12, 2015
Healthcare is at a pivotal moment -- one unlike any before -- where troves of data are now available at our fingertips, helping to inform more effective and efficient care: "No longer is the data storage repository in healthcare the doctor's brain."

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