By Bernie Monegain 07:56 am September 10, 2015
In an unprecedented alliance between client and vendor, Boston-based Partners HealthCare and Salt Lake City-based Health Catalyst have agreed to share best practices, intellectual property, technology and training in an effort to take population health management to new heights.
Person with Apple Watch
By Eric Wicklund 02:43 pm September 09, 2015
Apple unveiled a host of new products Wednesday and the latest version of Watch is the one that advanced the company's healthcare focus at the latest launch event.
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By Erin McCann 10:49 am September 09, 2015
Is your electronic health record ONC-certified? Turns out, even if your EHR vendor and product is "certified" as meeting certain usability requirements, they might not actually be doing so, according to new analysis.
Patient using portal
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am September 09, 2015
Patient engagement just got a boost with GetWellNetwork's acquisition of San Diego-based Skylight Healthcare Systems. Both companies describe themselves as early pioneers in interactive patient care.
By Julie Rovner 09:22 am September 09, 2015
Now that Congress is back in session, Planned Parenthood is likely to among the most controversial topics. But it is not the only health-related entity that could potentially have federal funding reduced by legislation.
Boston photo by Matthias Rosenkranz via Flickr
By Bernie Monegain 08:33 am September 09, 2015
Richard Clarke, cybersecurity expert and former national security advisor to three U.S. presidents, will keynote the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum Dec. 1-3 in Boston.
Padlocks and computer code
By Jack McCarthy 08:26 am September 09, 2015
Security specialists bring to market new cloud services to secure PHI and PII for Salesforce users.
US Captiol
By Tom Sullivan 08:04 am September 09, 2015
HIMSS officials plan to share the three "asks" with Congress during National Health IT Week in early October.
Patient using laptop
By Sherree Geyer 06:00 am September 09, 2015
Kaiser Permanente engages 45 percent of its more than 9 million members through online portals, which offer EHR access and secure physician-patient email. But not all providers are able to demonstrate such healthy numbers.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 10:44 am September 08, 2015
If only the care team had talked among themselves, the crises surrounding a patient eventually diagnosed with Ebola at a Texas Health Resources hospital last year might have been averted, a panel of experts called in to review the case has concluded.

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