Mike Miliard | August 27, 2015 | 10:08 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
More than 80 percent of healthcare CIOs, CTOs and other security leaders polled by KPMG say their organizations have been victimized by at least one cyber attack in the past two years -- and many still feel like sitting ducks. More
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
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
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
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
PHOENIX | Mike Miliard | August 21, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Mergers & Acquisitions
WebPT, which develops online electronic health records for rehab therapists, announced this week its acquisition of Therabill, maker of Web-based practice management tools. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More
Mike Miliard | August 20, 2015 | 11:02 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce
Contrary to a spate of recent studies that show rising physician aggravation with EHR systems, another new poll shows majorities of large practices commending the "enhancements in functionality, service and innovation" of leading vendors. More
RESTON, VA | Mike Miliard | August 19, 2015 | 11:04 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
Just three weeks after landing the Department of Defense's massive, multi-billion-dollar EHR modernization project with its partner Cerner, Leidos has notched another military health win. More
Mike Miliard | August 18, 2015 | 10:24 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
As they grapple with meaningful use and grumble about usability, nearly 20 percent of community hospitals polled for a recent report are "actively looking to replace" their electronic health record vendors. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | August 17, 2015 | 11:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Accountable Care
Five years after being chosen as one of three pilot locations for the OpenNotes project, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is seeing encouraging returns from allowing patients access to their clinical notes. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | August 17, 2015 | 10:27 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Mergers & Acquisitions
CA Technologies, the systems software developer, announced Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Xceedium, a maker of privileged identity management tools. More