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By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm February 05, 2016
Analytics functionality has improved measurably in recent years, according to Chilmark Research, but  workflow integration remains a key hurdle.
By Jessica Davis 03:21 pm February 05, 2016
A bipartisan group of Senators this week unveiled legislation to remove Medicare barriers to telemedicine use in a bill that proponents say can generate $1.8 billion in savings over 10 years.
By Henry Powderly 02:30 pm February 05, 2016
Healthcare businesses added more than 37,000 jobs in January, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday, as the first month of 2016 seemed to extend the sector’s job-creating trend over the past year.
More than 4 million new consumers gained health insurance coverage during open enrollment from Nov. 1, 2015 to Feb. 1, 2016, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced on Thursday.
By Susan Morse 01:27 pm February 05, 2016
The administration's 2016 year-end goal was to have 10 million people covered through the exchanges.
 Keith Woeltje, MD, director of healthcare informatics at the Center for Clinical Excellence at BJC HealthCare.
By Jessica Davis 12:58 pm February 05, 2016
Digitizing clinical quality measures, also known as eCQM, isn’t just about meeting government requirements. It’s also about healthcare organizations smartly using electronic data to drive decisions, said Keith Woeltje, MD, director of healthcare informatics at the Center for Clinical Excellence at BJC HealthCare.
Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of HL7, is scheduled to return to the HIMSS Annual Conference
By Chris Hayden 12:49 pm February 05, 2016
More than a year after its implementation, Charles Jaffe, MD, CEO of HL7, is scheduled to return to the HIMSS Annual Conference to update the industry on the accomplishments to date and shed light on developments coming in the near future. 
By Tom Sullivan 12:41 pm February 05, 2016
Tamara St. Claire is the chief innovation officer of Xerox Healthcare – and later this month at HIMSS16 she will also be among the Social Media Ambassadors credentialed to cover the conference.
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By Cox Business 08:00 am February 05, 2016
(SPONSORED) Learn how system interoperability is making the process of sharing patient data simpler than ever been before with substantial benefits.
Halamka’s HIMSS16 presentation will look at the healthcare landscape pre-and post-meaningful use regulations and probe innovation's role in transforming the sector
By Diana Manos 08:33 pm February 04, 2016
By John Halamka’s standards, healthcare IT is pretty average. In fact, he’d only give the sector a B-minus.
By Jessica Davis 08:16 pm February 04, 2016
Many providers are at a crossroads right now: Either join an accountable care organization or be placed into Medicare’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Set to begin in 2017, MIPS uses value-based modifiers to rank providers by quality and is expected to fold together with meaningful use, essentially merging the current pay-for-p

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