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By Greg Goth 08:52 am January 25, 2016
The path of destruction in the Gulf Coast states wrought more than a decade ago by Hurricane Katrina also resulted in unforeseen benefits for healthcare providers in the region.
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By Jack McCarthy 08:25 am January 25, 2016
As executive director of the Staten Island Performing Provider System, Joseph Conte is overseeing part of one of the more ambitious and creative healthcare initiatives in New York: the new Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program.
By Bernie Monegain 01:26 pm January 22, 2016
Cloud-based health IT company athenahealth is poised to build an inpatient electronic medical record. The vendor will work with University of Toledo Medical Center to develop an EHR for doctors who work both in a physician practice and in a hospital.
By Mike Miliard 11:52 am January 22, 2016
While the market for inpatient electronic health records is mature, there's still plenty of upside for ambulatory systems as accountable care organizations and patient-centered medical homes struggle to function seamlessly across the continuum of care, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan.
By Jessica Davis 11:15 am January 22, 2016
From "script kiddies" to sophisticated nation states, healthcare organizations have to be on the lookout for a variety of dangerous bad actors looking to crack its cybersecurity defenses, according to a recent Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology report.
By Mike Miliard 10:55 am January 22, 2016
Accountable care organization Steward Healthcare recognizes that a robust IT infrastructure is crucial to the success of integrated care delivery.
Pope Francis visits Philadelphia in September 2015.
By Deirdre Fulton 09:22 am January 22, 2016
Not many health information exchanges can say they handled a papal visit, but that's exactly what HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania did.
By Jessica Davis 11:41 am January 21, 2016
Although the majority of organizations have made health IT a priority, integration and interoperability are still major hurdles for accountable care organizations, according to a Premier survey released Wednesday.
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am January 21, 2016
Barely a month after its launch, the Carequality Interoperability Framework devised by The Sequoia Project has already signed up five health IT heavy-hitters to be the first to implement its data exchange principles: athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts.
By Jessica Davis 11:11 am January 21, 2016
More than two-thirds of non-academic health institutions say precision medicine will play an "average, small or non-existent" role in their plans over the next several years, according to a recent Health Catalyst survey. But it's already making big waves in academic medical centers, which are fast adopting new technologies and...

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