Integrated delivery network (IDN)
11:49 am October 17, 2016
HealthPromise program aims to prevent readmissions and boost outcomes by identifying at-risk patients and enrolling them in connected health initiatives.
08:04 am October 17, 2016
Maine, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas will test the technology and relevant data will be available sometime during the open-enrollment period for 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
In push to population health and value-based payments, health systems look to post-acute care networks
11:27 am April 15, 2016
The move toward population health and alternative payment models has seen providers embracing innovative approaches to care delivery, including significant investments in health information technology, according to the spring 2016 Economic Outlook survey from Premier.
11:43 am December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
03:40 am November 02, 2015
The IT department at Meridian Health System is two blocks from its academic medical center -- a geographical layout that makes apparent the direct impact its technology work has on clinicians and consumers alike.
10:07 am January 05, 2015
Most providers' revenue cycle management technology is getting pretty long in the tooth, installed years ago to process the relatively simple transactions of volume-based care. As healthcare moves toward pay-for-performance, hospitals and practices will be investing in next-generation tools -- or outsourcing them.
11:15 am November 18, 2014
At the American Medical Informatics Association's annual symposium today, developers and backers of public application programming interfaces talked about how the standard could speed interoperability with add-on apps to enterprise EHRs, and help make those bulky systems more nimble.
10:38 am November 11, 2014
The American Hospital Association released a toolkit on Nov. 11 that gives guidance for hiring veterans as nurse practitioners and physician assistants. But it's worth remembering that many returning service members also have much to offer when it comes to information technology skills.
02:07 pm October 14, 2014
Here's the good news: Seventy-seven percent of free-standing physician practices have an ambulatory electronic medical record system installed, and a robust 90 percent of hospital-owned providers are up and running with EMRs. But there's not-so-good news, too.
02:51 pm October 03, 2014
Judy Murphy, RN, director of the Office of Clinical Quality and Safety at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, is the latest in a long drumbeat of departures from the agency. Murphy will leave ONC to become chief nursing officer at IBM Healthcare Global Business Services.