Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
Three HHS officials look back at what happened 10 years ago after Hurricane Katrina touched down in New Orleans and assess the promises and challenges for emergency preparedness today. More
Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Clinical
Intermountain Healthcare opened a state-of-the-art simulation center at one of its hospitals this week. It's a place where doctors, nurses and healthcare staff can practice and perfect their skills while employing technology they will put to work for... More
Bernie Monegain | August 27, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
CVS is working with three telehealth companies -- American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc -- on how, together with pharmacies, they might expand and improve patient care. More
Bernie Monegain | August 27, 2015 | 08:12 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson earned $6,599,410 - or 102 times the $65,000 median pay for employees at the Kansas City, Mo.-based health IT company, according to research firm Glassdoor. 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
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
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
Bernie Monegain | August 24, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Data Warehousing, Pharmacy, Quality and Safety
Analytics firm Zephyr Health, a San Francisco-based startup that bills itself as an "insights-as-a-service" company for the healthcare industry, closed on a $17.5 million third round of funding, led by Google Ventures. More
Bernie Monegain | August 24, 2015 | 09:56 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The White House is looking for new ways to help its Precision Medicine Initiative gain steam, such as better engaging patients and participants, using novel technologies and including underserved populations in research. More
AUSTIN, TX | Bernie Monegain | August 21, 2015 | 10:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Analytics, Clinical
After 35 years of research innovation and leadership at Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis, William Tierney, MD, Regenstrief's president and CEO, is headed to Austin, Texas, where he will take on population health. More
Bernie Monegain | August 20, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Network Infrastructure
EHR vendor Allscripts and CoverMyMeds have partnered to help patients receive their prescriptions faster. The partnership aims to increase the number of health plans available for Allscripts eAuth software clients. More
Bernie Monegain | August 20, 2015 | 10:23 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
As much as patients have benefited from a healthcare system that has avoided blaming individual care providers for errors, Robert Wachter MD, proffers that the approach must also include accountability. More