NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | December 31, 2014 | 10:32 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless
The year 2014 goes down in history as a breakout year for digital healthcare, according to a recent report from StartUp Health, whose stated mission is to help 1,000 health startups reimagine and transform healthcare over the next 10 years. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 30, 2014 | 11:05 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute is offering up to $150.7 million to support further development of networks that make up PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. More
Bernie Monegain | December 30, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
A $40,000 donation from Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, will support Georgia Tech's work on interoperability and also the Triple Aim Initiative. More
Bernie Monegain | December 29, 2014 | 11:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy and Security, Policy and Legislation
The potential cost of breaches for the healthcare industry could be as much as $5.6 billion annually, according to a new report from Experian, a global information services firm. The report is Experian's second annual data breach forecast across... More
Bernie Monegain | December 26, 2014 | 10:10 AM | Business Intelligence, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
When it comes to healthcare, there are big gaps between how patients look at the future of healthcare and the way providers view it. The conclusions come from the results of a survey published earlier this month by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and... More
Bernie Monegain | December 23, 2014 | 10:48 AM | Enterprise Content Management, Network Infrastructure
The Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services five task orders, with a total value of $19.8 million. Accenture will provide information technology support and training for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning system. Each task order has a one-year period... More
TROY, MI | Bernie Monegain | December 19, 2014 | 10:19 AM | Data Warehousing, Enterprise Content Management, Network Infrastructure
IT company HTC Global Services has acquired CareTech Solutions, an IT and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems. Both companies are headquartered in Troy, Michigan. More
ENGLEWOOD, CO | Bernie Monegain | December 18, 2014 | 07:21 AM | Quality and Safety, RIS and PACS
New findings published Dec. 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine affirms a practice for stroke response that has been employed by Donald Frei, MD, and the stroke team at Swedish Medical Center's Radiology Imaging Associates. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 17, 2014 | 10:26 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The government has divvied up more than $665 million to states for designing and testing ways to improve healthcare quality, accessibility and affordability. The awards will go to 28 states, three territories and the District of Columbia. More
Bernie Monegain | December 16, 2014 | 10:41 AM | Business Intelligence, Workforce Management
Private physician practices will soon be a thing of the past according to a new survey that shows them dwindling year over year as more doctors opt to become part of a hospital or health system. More
CAMBRIDGE, MA | Bernie Monegain | December 15, 2014 | 11:12 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Quality care is top of mind for Maureen Bisognano, RN. It has been since she was a young nurse, and it became a true mission as she worked side by side with Donald Berwick, MD, at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Today, as president and CEO of IHI,... More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | December 15, 2014 | 10:17 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
When it comes to helping healthcare organizations develop value-based strategies and build accountable care organizations, Deloitte ranks first, according to research firm KLAS, which cites its deep resources and track record of guiding complex initiatives. More