Bernie Monegain | January 9, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
Epic and IBM, which have teamed up to win the massive federal contract to replace the Department of Defense's ailing electronic health record system, revealed this week they would not be going it alone: They've recruited a small army of healthcare... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 8, 2015 | 11:26 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Cloud Computing
Analytics startup Apervita, which bills itself as the first health analytics marketplace, has garnered $18M in its first round of funding. It will use the money to accelerate the development of its platform, says the company's CEO, Paul Magelli. More
Bernie Monegain | January 8, 2015 | 09:49 AM | Business Intelligence, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Primary care doctors at Arch Health Partners, a 90-physician multi-specialty practice affiliated with Palomar Health, recently ramped up care of patients with hypertension -- with promising results. More
PORTLAND, ME | Bernie Monegain | January 7, 2015 | 11:04 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Knowledge is power. The folks who run Maine's statewide HIE have always been keenly aware of this adage -- focused not merely on delivering information, but on putting the vast data they collect to work helping providers give the best care. Now they plan... More
MINNEAPOLIS | Bernie Monegain | January 6, 2015 | 11:55 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
In what Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton calls a groundbreaking deal, Minneapolis-based health system Allina Health -- Health Catalyst's first client -- will invest $100 million in the data warehousing company, committing to work with it on a 10-year... More
SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT | Bernie Monegain | January 2, 2015 | 12:13 PM | ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Career Planning
Precyse and Vermont HITEC, a not-for-profit education center, are partnering to fill Precyse's current and future medical coding workforce development needs in Vermont. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | December 31, 2014 | 11:32 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Mobile
The year 2014 goes down in history as a breakout year for digital healthcare, according to a recent report from StartUp Health, whose stated mission is to help 1,000 health startups reimagine and transform healthcare over the next 10 years. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 30, 2014 | 12:05 PM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute is offering up to $150.7 million to support further development of networks that make up PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network. More
Bernie Monegain | December 30, 2014 | 11:41 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
A $40,000 donation from Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, will support Georgia Tech's work on interoperability and also the Triple Aim Initiative. More
Bernie Monegain | December 29, 2014 | 12:17 PM | Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security, Policy and Legislation
The potential cost of breaches for the healthcare industry could be as much as $5.6 billion annually, according to a new report from Experian, a global information services firm. The report is Experian's second annual data breach forecast across... More
Bernie Monegain | December 26, 2014 | 11:10 AM | Business Intelligence, Mobile, Quality and Safety
When it comes to healthcare, there are big gaps between how patients look at the future of healthcare and the way providers view it. The conclusions come from the results of a survey published earlier this month by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton and... More
Bernie Monegain | December 23, 2014 | 11:48 AM | Enterprise Content Management, Network Infrastructure
The Navy has awarded Accenture Federal Services five task orders, with a total value of $19.8 million. Accenture will provide information technology support and training for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning system. Each task order has a one-year period... More