KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | May 4, 2015 | 09:40 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
At first glance, it might seem that there is no partnership Cerner would not entertain, but analysts point out recent deals with big-name health systems and with other vendors in the health IT marketplace are strategic and helping to position Cerner for the... More
Bernie Monegain | May 1, 2015 | 10:49 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Privacy & Security
Former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, MD, argues in an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal that it's time for Americans to take charge of their medical records. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | May 1, 2015 | 09:54 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
One year to the day that Reps. Fred Upton and Diana DeGette launched the 21st Century Cures initiative, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a hearing Thursday to discuss draft legislation that in the future could mean more cures for more diseases... More
PITTSBURGH | Bernie Monegain | April 30, 2015 | 10:15 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Telehealth
In what UPMC executives call a significant expansion of its long-time partnership in Colombia, they announced today a 10-year agreement with the Fundación Cardiovascular de Colombia to develop and co-manage an oncology center in the South American country. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 30, 2015 | 09:40 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Unhappy with the state of electronic health records across the country two U.S. Senators have decided to take the matter into their own hands. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 29, 2015 | 14:57 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
After a year of listening to patients, innovators, researchers, providers, consumers and regulators, Energy and Commerce Committee leaders from both parties have released a draft bill aimed at furthering its work on the 21st Century Cures initiative. More
Bernie Monegain | April 29, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Interoperability has been part of the healthcare lexicon for at least a couple of decades. Today, however, true interoperability does not seem to be happening at the scale nor the speed the industry needs. More
DURHAM, NC | Bernie Monegain | April 29, 2015 | 10:15 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
With $9.75 million in hand from gifts and matching funds, Duke University is launching an initiative focused on harnessing vast amounts of data to tackle society's biggest challenges. Healthcare is chief among them. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 28, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Workflow
Mount Sinai Health System -- with its seven hospital campuses, medical school and extensive ambulatory care network -- is building a new referral system for its care providers. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 28, 2015 | 09:54 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The $25 billion EMR market will continue to grow even after the government incentives for doctors and hospitals to go digital have vanished, according to new research from Kalorama Information. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 24, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Data Warehousing, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
The FDA is offering a grant of up to $1 million to turn large amounts of EHR data into numbers the agency can use to gauge the effectiveness of FDA-approved drugs. More
Bernie Monegain | April 24, 2015 | 10:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country. More