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HL FHIR release 3
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm March 22, 2017
Release 3 of the interoperability standard touts more utility for decision support and quality measures, and better functionality for clinical workflows.
VistA modernization VA Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm March 22, 2017
Shulkin said it had been a "strategic mistake" to not rethink VistA concurrently with the Department of Defense's EHR modernization, but promised a clear vision for the VA's health IT strategy by the summer.
Trump healthcare bill, ACHA
By Jeff Lagasse 02:14 pm March 22, 2017
House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows says he is a firm "no" and that he has at least 22 votes from conservative hard-liners to defeat the bill.
MACRA Stoltenburg
By Bernie Monegain 01:49 pm March 22, 2017
It turns out many healthcare providers expected, or at least hoped, that the initiative would be delayed. It’s still coming and they need to prepare now.
Chilmark HIE value-based
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am March 22, 2017
Research firm said that the transition to value-based care is driving a need for diverse data flows and APIs to more effectively supply and consume data.   
Epic Nuance AI EHR

Epic President Carl Dvorak 

By Mike Miliard 11:07 am March 22, 2017
By bringing deep learning and natural language processing capabilities to the electronic health record, Nuance's computer-assisted physician documentation technology can help with quality improvement for value-based reimbursement, officials say.
Premier Chief Operating Officer Mike Alkire

"Making sense of that data has clearly become a priority for leaders as has the movement toward a more consumer-centric and accountable care delivery system," said Premier Chief Operating Officer Mike Alkire about leadership in the industry during the current political climate. 

By Jessica Davis 10:54 am March 22, 2017
The Trump administration has brought a lot of uncertainty to the healthcare industry, especially given the prospect of repeal of the Affordable Care Act with replacement the American Health Care Act. In response, C-suite leaders are shifting their priorities.
IDC digital transformation
By Tom Sullivan 08:54 am March 22, 2017
The IT consultancy also said IoT will skyrocket to $1.3 trillion and predicted that wearables are poised to pick up steam again.
CMIO analytics artificial intelligence

Onpointe CMIO Terry Sullivan said that simple analytics won't cut it anymore.

By Bill Siwicki 08:16 am March 22, 2017
Healthcare organizations are going to need all of them to compete and thrive in the next generation of healthcare, according to Onpointe chief medical information officer Terry Sullivan.
GOP health plan
By Jeff Lagasse 11:01 am March 21, 2017
The latest iteration of Republicans American Health Care Act would give governors more flexibility in administering Medicaid, enhance tax credits for people 55-64 years old and other targeted changes. 

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