Bernie Monegain | August 5, 2015 | 09:13 AM | Data Warehousing, Enterprise Content Management, Electronic Health Records
Health Catalyst has acquired Health Care DataWorks, a company with roots in Ohio State University, and one that works on improving patient outcomes much like Health Catalyst does. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | August 5, 2015 | 07:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
Topping off what Cerner executives detailed during the company's earnings call Tuesday as a highly successful Quarter 2, in spite of profits falling, was the icing on the cake: the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization project. Photo: David... More
Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Quality and Safety, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
The global market for telemedicine is expected to be worth more than $34 billion by the end of 2020, according to a new market research report, 'Global Telemedicine Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2015-2020)', published by Mordor... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 3, 2015 | 09:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The National Institutes of Health clinics has achieved Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which puts the organization in an elite category of EHR users. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | August 3, 2015 | 08:57 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
Global pharmaceutical company Allergan is expanding its collaboration with ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte and Intermountain Healthcare to include women's health, starting with work on intrauterine devices. More
Bernie Monegain | July 31, 2015 | 10:49 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
The New Jersey Innovation Institute has received a $2.9 million grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to help the Department of Health ensure the sharing of quality data through its New Jersey Health Information... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | July 31, 2015 | 10:14 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
New legislation introduced Thursday by Republican North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers provides relief from the government's meaningful use requirements -- and puts Stage 3 on hold indefinitely. More
Bernie Monegain | July 30, 2015 | 10:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
It might seem like a bit of Monday morning quarterbacking, but industry insiders are weighing in on the $9B contract the Department of Defense signed with EHR giant Cerner, and some are suggesting the government could have finessed a better play. More
WOONSOCKET, RI | Bernie Monegain | July 30, 2015 | 07:40 AM | Electronic Health Records, Cloud Computing, Interoperability
CVS Health, with 7,800 pharmacies and more than 1,000 medical clinics, and Watson, IBM's cognitive computing platform, are joining forces on a project that aims to tackle chronic conditions before they even take hold. More
Bernie Monegain | July 29, 2015 | 09:58 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Medsphere, an open source electronic health record company whose technology is based on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' VistA EHR, is partnering with contractor ProSphere Tek to work on a new VA project. More
BOSTON | Bernie Monegain | July 28, 2015 | 08:29 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
The most valued patient data resides in the EHR, yet EHRs are architected to perpetuate data silos. Because of the lack of interoperability, healthcare providers can't achieve true care coordination. More
Bernie Monegain | July 27, 2015 | 10:56 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Workforce
Paper-based records are being phased out at a rapid pace in healthcare, and digitization and virtualization are creating a whole market within the global healthcare industry, according to new market analysis. More