WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 25, 2015 | 12:20 PM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
The PwC team vying for the Department of Defense $11 billion EHR modernization contract has been dropped, leaving three teams in the running. More
Bernie Monegain | February 25, 2015 | 09:01 AM | Electronic Health Records, Analytics, Clinical
UPMC's chief innovation officer talks true semantic interoperability, moving past the hype and reaching thousands of patients at a time. More
Bernie Monegain | February 24, 2015 | 13:45 PM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Analytics
Over the past 10 years or more, information technology has markedly changed the treatment and care cancer patients receive today. More
Bernie Monegain | February 24, 2015 | 11:32 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce
Geisinger Health System has found a new leader to fill the position of CEO, succeeding Glenn Steele Jr., MD. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 24, 2015 | 09:54 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Medical Devices
Chalk one up for patient safety. A new report commissioned by the FDA and authored by the Brookings Institution is calling for the creation of a national surveillance system for medical devices. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | February 23, 2015 | 11:55 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Clinical
Stiffer competition between key vendors is leaving an increasing number of healthcare providers on the fence about which EHR system to buy, according to a new report form research firm KLAS. More
CLEVELAND | Bernie Monegain | February 23, 2015 | 11:16 AM | Mobile, Telehealth, Cloud Computing
Cleveland Clinic has partnered with a cable TV giant to form an alliance that aims to expand the reach of healthcare beyond the hospital, into a mall kiosk, a mobile phone or a patient's home. More
ATLANTA | Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2015 | 11:44 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Population Health
A university health policy center has received a $2.7 million award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to partner with other organizations for a look at transfusion-related complications in patients with hemoglobin disorders. More
Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2015 | 09:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
Fluence, the software formerly known as Convergence, extracts data from various systems to "bring the patient story to life" via a longitudinal record. More
LOS ANGELES | Bernie Monegain | February 19, 2015 | 11:42 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, RFID/RTLS
Two people who died at the UCLA's Ronald Reagan Medical Center are among seven patients that UCLA has identified as infected by the deadly superbug CRE, the Los Angeles Times reports today. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | February 18, 2015 | 15:49 PM | Data Warehousing, Analytics, Clinical
With a $45.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical College will collaborate on research aimed at improving tuberculosis treatments and stopping the deadly infection from... More
MT. LEBANON, PA | Bernie Monegain | February 18, 2015 | 11:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
St. Clair Hospital of Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, a 328-bed acute care facility, has been named a 2014 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient. More