DANVILLE, PA | Bernie Monegain | September 8, 2015 | 09:27 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Analytics
Two Geisinger researchers, leading a large team of investigators, have been awarded more than $3.5 million as part of a national effort to better understand the genetic basis of disease. The research is aimed at tailoring medical based on patients'... More
NASHVILLE | Bernie Monegain | September 4, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Pharmacy, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Analytics
Emdeon, which bills itself as one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies providing analytics, connectivity, communications, payments, consumer engagement and workflow platforms, today announced that the company is rebranding. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | September 4, 2015 | 09:42 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
Still basking in the glow of its recent $4.3 billion Department of Defense contract win, Cerner showed this week that smaller and midsize EHR projects also continue to be part of the company's repertoire. More
SARASOTA, FL | Bernie Monegain | September 3, 2015 | 10:46 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Population Health
Voalte, a provider of healthcare communication technology, has a $17 million cash infusion from three big investment firms. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | September 3, 2015 | 09:56 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records
Epic, Cerner and athenahealth were the only EHR vendors to post a gain in market in 2014. Moreover, competitors Epic and athenahealth alone held fast to their market share in 2014. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | September 2, 2015 | 10:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Quality and Safety
National Quality Forum CEO Christine Cassel outlines a "path forward" for healthcare quality measurement in a commentary published Sept. 1 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. More
SAN FRANCISCO | Bernie Monegain | September 2, 2015 | 10:19 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
The FDA has cleared a digital stethoscope designed by medical devices startup Eko Devices. Company founders call it "a next-generation" stethoscope -- the only one on the market to wirelessly stream heart sounds to a HIPAA-compliant smartphone app. More
Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 10:22 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
Fifty hospital and health system members of Premier across 24 states are testing, defining and scaling new strategies in a nationwide effort to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More
Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 10:04 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Workforce
Jigar Kadakia knows a little something about data security. As CISO of Partners HealthCare in Boston, he leads a security team of more than 40 people responsible for keeping the health system well buttoned up. We talked with Kadakia about his approach to... More
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OH | Bernie Monegain | September 1, 2015 | 07:32 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Analytics
As demand outstrips supply when it comes to IT talent, particularly in healthcare, it seems that those oft-maligned Millennials are eager to help -- even if it means a move. And they're not in it for the money. (Well, not only the money.) More
Bernie Monegain | August 31, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety, Medical Devices
A health system based in Kentucky has added security muscle targeted at its network-connected medical devices by rolling out technology that monitors the devices for cyber vulnerabilities. More
Bernie Monegain | August 28, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
Three HHS officials look back at what happened 10 years ago after Hurricane Katrina touched down in New Orleans and assess the promises and challenges for emergency preparedness today. More