Anthony Brino | March 24, 2015 | 08:14 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
In a major metropolitan experiment, a regional health information exchange is aggressively pursuing the goal of connecting 100 percent of providers and 90 percent of hospitals by 2016. More
Anthony Brino | February 13, 2015 | 08:59 AM | Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
The threat from hackers affects all business, but healthcare providers face the additional threat of fines for failure to comply with HIPAA regulations. These fines are no mere speeding ticket. More
Anthony Brino | February 10, 2015 | 11:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Workflow
With an updated care management suite and a so-called "open platform," NextGen takes aim at software flexibility and usability. More
Anthony Brino | January 29, 2015 | 11:41 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Emerging analytics tools are tapping into the data providers already have to predict future health events. More
Anthony Brino | November 14, 2014 | 11:37 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Two very different healthcare organizations in the Lone Star State -- one a small rural facility, the other a joint venture between for-profits and nonprofits -- have won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, given by the White House for innovation... More
Anthony Brino | November 10, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Claims Processing, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Just days after a new GOP majority swept into Congress vowing to limit if not repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court, in a surprise decision, announced it would agree to hear a case on the one of the most audacious challenges to the ACA -- the... More
Anthony Brino | November 5, 2014 | 08:19 AM | Electronic Health Records, Enterprise Resource Planning, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
There's a new rift opening up between smaller health networks and large, highly-capitalized hospital systems that can afford to eat the high costs of "misjudged" electronic health record purchases while still making other investments in... More
Anthony Brino | October 28, 2014 | 16:27 PM | Mobile, Quality and Safety
Purchasing spree continues as Optum gains chronic condition management, smoking cessation and other services. More
PITTSBURGH | Anthony Brino | October 10, 2014 | 09:22 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Telehealth
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is exporting its knowledge and management services around the world, to countries like China and Lithuania expanding healthcare for emerging middle class populations. More
Anthony Brino | September 18, 2014 | 14:51 PM | Workforce
Anchored by its flagship, community-owned Calvert Memorial Hospital, the health system is trying to be a pioneer in Maryland, claiming among the lowest mortality and complication rates in the state -- thanks in part to its advancing digital information... More
Anthony Brino | September 18, 2014 | 14:36 PM | Workforce
The Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System serves the greater Coles County population with a 128-bed regional hospital and numerous clinics and outpatient facilities -- a wide service base that has compelled the 30-person IT staff to make sure they visit clinicians... More
CUPERTINO, CA | Anthony Brino | September 9, 2014 | 16:46 PM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Cloud Computing
Apple is out with its latest, much-anticipated products, and taking a step into healthcare with a new iPhone-enabled watch. Will this be a big step forward for digital health, or just a grab of the high-end quantified-self market? More