KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
Health IT giant Cerner is working with Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, Geisinger's commercial spinoff, to enable the use of emerging SMART on FHIR industry standards. More
ATLANTA | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2015 | 09:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile
Kaiser Permanente will open a new health IT campus in midtown Atlanta. The move is expected to create 900 new IT jobs by 2019, bringing Kaiser Permanente's total presence in Georgia to more than 4,000 employees and physicians. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 14, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Cloud Computing, Analytics, Clinical
IBM will be buying population health company Phytel and Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys, a cloud-base data analytics company. The technology giant announced the pending acquisitions at a late afternoon news conference at HIMSS15 on Monday. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 13, 2015 | 18:40 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
As Mary Griskewicz sees it, the goal of the Connected Patient Gallery at HIMSS15 -- indeed the purpose of all HIMSS work on the connected patient front -- is to give patients and providers the tools and inspiration to connect. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 12, 2015 | 19:57 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile
When Russell P. Branzell, CEO of CHIME, told an audience of about 600 CIOs at the CIO Spring Forum at HIMSS15 on Sunday that CHIME would not rest until one of healthcare's most tenacious problems -- the patient identifier -- was solved, the room broke... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 12, 2015 | 14:19 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile, Medical Devices
With a small drone in his pocket, and a big bounce in his step, Daniel Kraft, MD, took an audience of about 600 CIOs Sunday back to the future, reminding them that the future is now. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 9, 2015 | 10:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Comments to ONC on its draft interoperability roadmap start out with expressions of support, but continue with the nitty-gritty details of implementation -- putting a spotlight on the complexity of achieving something that's so far eluded healthcare. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 8, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Rival EHR giants Cerner Corporation and Epic Systems have joined iPatientCare as CMS Designated Test EHR Program participants. More
Bernie Monegain | April 8, 2015 | 10:31 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Patient Engagement
A Series B round of funding has netted $20 million for digital startup Livongo Health, which will use the funding to further develop its platform and grow the market for its diabetes management program. More
Bernie Monegain | April 7, 2015 | 10:24 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile, Cloud Computing
After a sustained period of steady growth, venture capital funding in the health IT and digital health space dropped by about 35 percent in Q1 2015. The top deal for the quarter? Health Catalyst. More
Bernie Monegain | April 7, 2015 | 07:47 AM | Electronic Health Records
Allscripts plans to tout its open platform as a key differentiator at HIMSS15. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 6, 2015 | 10:35 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
New York's state legislature gave SHIN-NY, the statewide health information network, a $45 million boost this past week. More