RICHMOND, VA | Bernie Monegain | November 12, 2014 | 10:54 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Virginia-based Bon Secours Health System, with facilities across six states, has selected a combination of technology and services to help it achieve its goals for population health management, patient engagement and care management. More
Bernie Monegain | November 12, 2014 | 10:18 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Technology champion Penny Wheeler, president and chief clinical officer at Allina Health will become the first woman and the first physician named CEO at the 12-hospital health system. More
HAMPSHIRE, UK | Bernie Monegain | November 11, 2014 | 10:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure
New data suggests adoption of electronic health records is poised to save the healthcare industry some serious money over the next five years, as the systems are crucial in supporting infrastructure for a wide range of digital healthcare and mHealth projects. More
DANVILLE, PA | Bernie Monegain | November 11, 2014 | 09:43 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, a company founded by Geisinger, have connected a software app to an electronic health record by employing a new draft standard developed by international standards organization Health Level Seven. More
SAN DIEGO | Bernie Monegain | November 10, 2014 | 10:16 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Sentrian, which bills itself as "the remote patient intelligence company," launched today with a roster of industry leaders at the helm, $12 million in seed money, a focus on chronic disease and the goal of eliminating all preventable hospital... More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | November 6, 2014 | 10:47 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson put EHR interoperability front and center during the Cerner Health Conference, a client gathering that drew some 11,000 participants to the Kansas City Convention Center this week. There, he made a big announcement about Cerner'... More
PHILADELPHIA | Bernie Monegain | November 4, 2014 | 10:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation has begun a new collaboration with Drexel University on several research projects aimed at improving the delivery of healthcare, including one targeting chronic disease. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | November 3, 2014 | 10:33 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, better known by its acronym CCHIT, is ending all operations, and expects to conclude the process by later this month. The closure follows an announcement earlier this year that it would stop EHR... More
BALTIMORE | Bernie Monegain | November 3, 2014 | 09:55 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
MedStar Health, the largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, and Cerner have signed a seven-year agreement to streamline operations, help improve the quality of patient care and develop technologies that align with MedStar... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | October 31, 2014 | 09:38 AM | Privacy and Security, Workforce Management
New York City offers plenty of healthcare and technology jobs, but there's a gap between the work and the skills available, according to a new report from financial services firm JPMorgan Chase. More
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA | Bernie Monegain | October 31, 2014 | 07:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Worries over the usability of electronic health records have escalated recently -- in tandem, it seems, with their broad adoption. Now comes research from Frost & Sullivan that confirms this, and suggests that EHR usability challenges are likely to get... More
Bernie Monegain | October 30, 2014 | 08:22 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, RIS and PACS
Cleveland Clinic unveiled Wednesday its 9th annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations that are likely to have major impact on improving patient care in 2015, and among them are some technology advances. More