August 07, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians has entered into an agreement with HealthFusion to offer HealthFusion's software to its 120,900 family physician members.
July 31, 2015
The WEDI Summer Forum on ICD-10 held in Chicago earlier this week could be accurately referred to as "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ICD-10 (But Were Afraid to Ask)."
July 30, 2015
The contract to build and modernize the Department of Defense's EHR system went to Cerner, Leidos and Accenture on Wednesday. After the contract win was announced, social media platforms were abuzz with personal, tweet-sized commentaries and reactions to the decision that have carried over to today.
July 28, 2015
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting topic and speaker proposals for Healthcare Finance's Revenue Cycle Summit in Atlanta, Dec. 7-8.
July 28, 2015
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting speaking proposals for the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, held in Boston, Nov. 4 to 6.
July 24, 2015
The Minnesota Department of Public Health for the first time ever has decided to analyze its troves of hospital admissions and ED data statewide. And what they found was more than a bit concerning when it came to costs and clinical outcomes.
July 17, 2015
Camden Clark Medical Center had some serious financial problems. After bringing in a consulting firm that helped change care management processes and optimize IT systems, it is now on track for an $18 million improvement by year's end.
July 15, 2015
Cleveland Clinic and other health systems are putting a priority on smartphone apps that can help reduce preventable readmissions "through improved patient education, follow up, communication and care coordination."
July 10, 2015
Not unexpectedly, President Barack Obama has nominated Andy Slavitt, currently serving as acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to fill the role of administrator.
July 08, 2015
Revenue cycle management vendor Emdeon announced this week that it will acquire Altegra Health, which develops analytics tools for payers and risk-bearing providers, for $910 million in cash.