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
CARLSBAD, CA | Bernie Monegain | April 3, 2015 | 10:50 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Mergers & Acquisitions
Officials at OpenVista electronic health record company Medsphere announced it will merge with an IT consulting and outsourcing firm. More
PHOENIX | Bernie Monegain | April 3, 2015 | 10:01 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Banner Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the country, and health IT giant Cerner have agreed to a multi-year strategic partnership designed to employ health IT and innovation to improve care. More
Bernie Monegain | April 3, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Interoperability
Look for the vendor to showcase a range of its tools at the upcoming conference. More