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Mike Miliard | August 26, 2015 | 10:46 AM | Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Accountable Care
Analytics firm Inovalon, which develops cloud-based intervention technology for payers, physicians and ACOs, will acquire Avalere Health, which provides advisory services and business intelligence tools to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. More
CARROLLTON, GA | Bernie Monegain | August 26, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
EHR vendor Greenway Health is hailing what it calls a milestone in the world of healthcare interoperability: a collaboration with its customer Premise Health and several ambulatory providers that use IT systems from both from Greenway and Epic. More
Henry Powderly | August 26, 2015 | 09:22 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation, Accountable Care
Despite the many Medicare shared savings ACOs that cut enough of their spending in 2014 to merit financial incentives, the lion's share of them fell below the payment threshold, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Tuesday. More
LEXINGTON, MA | Mike Miliard | August 26, 2015 | 06:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy & Security
Offering a novel approach to a complex security challenge, Imprivata on Tuesday introduced PatientSecure, a patient identification platform that uses palm vein biometrics to link patients with their EHRs. More
Bernie Monegain | August 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Cloud Computing
Novant Health patients soon will be able to share data from their fitness tracker with their doctor through the health system's electronic patient portal, MyChart. More
Erin McCann | August 25, 2015 | 10:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Cloud Computing
One cloud-based EHR company has just inked its 600th partnership deal, one of the newest being with big-name clinical lab startup Theranos. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 25, 2015 | 10:35 AM | Policy and Legislation, Analytics, Clinical
The President's Commission on White House Fellowships announced Monday the appointment of the 2015-2016 class of White House Fellows, and seven among them work in the healthcare sector. More
Tom Sullivan | August 25, 2015 | 08:02 AM | Workforce
Health IT professionals are often proud of their employers. But only an elite group is worthy of being deemed the best of the best. Here's the list of finalists for Healthcare IT News' 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments Awards. More
Mike Miliard | August 25, 2015 | 05:40 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Accountable Care
By now, everyone's got an EMR. And most providers are also making use of ancillary technologies to help harness patient data toward more efficient care and better outcomes. But many species of health IT are still surprisingly underused in the U.S.... More
Mike Miliard | August 24, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Business Intelligence, Accountable Care, Analytics
Xerox on Monday announced it will acquire Naperville, Ill.-based RSA Medical, which develops analytics tools for patients interacting with health insurance companies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More
Erin McCann | August 24, 2015 | 11:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
Five more Cerner clients have agreed to tap CommonWell Health Alliance's interoperability services, the trade association announced Monday. More
Mike Miliard | August 24, 2015 | 10:48 AM | Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety, Cloud Computing
The Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic is investing in and partnering with a new startup, developing tools and technology to put consumers in control of their genomic data. More