Anthony Brino | August 4, 2015 | 06:46 AM | Mergers & Acquisitions
The nation's largest hospital chain is realigning its "complex portfolio" to focus on building regional health networks in high opportunity markets. More
Anthony Brino | April 2, 2015 | 06:52 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
It begins with a simple business case and expands by embracing opportunities to add value. More
Anthony Brino | March 31, 2015 | 06:54 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE)
NYU Langone is running its own HIE across hospitals and clinics and, in so doing, taking on work that larger RHIOs lack the agility to perform. More
Anthony Brino | March 24, 2015 | 07:14 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 | 07:59 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 | 10:48 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 | 10:41 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 | 10:37 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 | 09:41 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 | 07:19 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 | 15:27 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 | 08:22 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