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By Mike Miliard 11:36 am November 30, 2015
At RSNA in Chicago today, Nuance announced it's joined forces with the The National Decision Support Company, unveiling new tools that combine clinical decision support, radiology reporting and image sharing technology.
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By Mike Miliard 09:16 pm November 19, 2015
CHIME this week implored CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to address the overreaches of meaningful use, arguing that "the current regulatory framework could stymie efforts to move to value-based reimbursement."
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By Jessica Davis 10:45 am November 19, 2015
Apixio announced today the release of its new cognitive computing platform, Iris, which it says will bring advanced data insights to healthcare by extracting and analyzing medical data previously trapped in electronic health records.
Man holding up hand
By Mike Miliard 10:17 pm November 18, 2015
As many hospitals pivot toward more advanced technologies to enable care coordination and population health management, a study in Health Affairs suggests that basic EHR adoption is not quite as widespread as some may assume.
Discussion
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am November 18, 2015
CMS called for comments on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, and it's raking them in. There are more than 170 comments on the CMS website so far -- most sounding off, expressing frustration.
Doctors with protective gear
By Bernie Monegain 05:12 am November 17, 2015
The Office of Inspector General in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released its work plan for 2016. Among its vast oversight responsibilities, we focus on five related to hospital safety and clinical quality.
Crowd
By Karen Handmaker 02:56 pm November 03, 2015
Population health management continues to gain momentum as a strategy for improving care quality and outcomes while preparing healthcare organizations for the transition to value-based care. We offer three examples -- deep dives -- on three approaches.
By Tom Sullivan 07:01 am November 02, 2015
On Jan. 1, 2015 hospitals became eligible for reimbursement when treating patients with two or more chronic conditions.
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By Henry Powderly 03:35 pm October 29, 2015
This list shows all the hospitals that earned a failing grade in patient safety.
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By Henry Powderly 03:11 pm October 29, 2015
The list shows all hospitals that got top marks in patient safety.

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