Network Infrastructure

Doctor and patient
By Bernie Monegain 10:20 am January 04, 2016
The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech, known as MeHI, has awarded more than $1.3 million in grants to 25 behavioral health providers to improve patient care, reduce healthcare costs and ensure appropriate privacy and security protection of behavioral health patient data.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am December 29, 2015
The recent CMS 90/10 final rule extends the 2011 federal funding regulation for Medicaid Eligibility systems. It's just one of the latest CMS efforts to support states attempting to modernize and develop more effective Medicaid IT systems.
money piles
By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am December 29, 2015
Evariant, which offers a CRM platform for healthcare providers, raised $42.3 million in a Series C round of financing. Goldman Sachs led the funding.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
By Bernie Monegain 09:38 am December 21, 2015
The Verona, Wisconsin-based EHR giant will provide Vanderbilt University Medical Center with clinical, administrative and billing software and also MyChart, Epic's patient portal.
CIOs
By Mike Miliard 10:05 am December 14, 2015
We polled the chief information officers of top IT departments and asked them about the projects they'll be pursuing in 2016 as well as their predictions for healthcare or health IT in the coming year.
Keyhole and computer code
By Jessica Davis 10:20 am December 11, 2015
More than 720 data breaches occurred this year, and the top seven cyber attacks alone have left more than 193 million personal records open to fraud and identity theft.
Tufts Medical Center
By Jessica Davis 03:08 pm December 10, 2015
Tufts Medical Center has announced a plan to bring virtual reality to patient care, giving prospective patients a detailed view of the pre-procedural process, complete with a 360-degree view of the medical facility and staff.
Andy Crowder
By Bernie Monegain 11:20 am December 09, 2015
Scripps Health has hired Andy Crowder as its chief information officer and corporate senior vice president. He comes to Scripps with Epic implementation experience at MaineHealth.
DNA
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am December 09, 2015
Putting population health into practice has been challenging for many institutions, as all data is based on 'basic determinants.' Success will be based on new technologies, like genomic and real-time data, as institutions move toward community-based models.
Congress
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am December 09, 2015
When nine organizations -- several of them health IT vendors -- urged Congress in a Dec. 7 letter to resist delaying Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, the plea came with an outline for strengthening interoperability.

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