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ONC code-a-thon blockchain

Perianne Boring, founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, sees long-term potential applications of blockchain across healthcare.

By Mike Miliard 11:32 am February 15, 2017
Hosted in Washington by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Chamber of Digital Commerce, the event aims to find ways to deploy the emerging technology in healthcare to solve issues such as identity management, data aggregation and more.
Epic Geisinger EHR population

Epic president Carl Dvorak said the deal will help create a community of learning and feedback. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am February 15, 2017
The initiative aims to help Epic shops improve care manager efficiency and compliance with evidence-based clinical best practices.

Jonathan Bush, athenahealth's CEO, said electronic data exchange for health plans will reduce "friction between health plans and providers in clinical data and quality reporting."

By Jessica Davis 10:27 am February 15, 2017
A new health plan data exchange service from athenahealth offers support its providers who exchange clinical data with payers for quality management, risk adjustment and performance management programs, the company announced Wednesday.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:02 am February 15, 2017
Patients will always receive care across multiple venues, and that means healthcare providers must learn how to exchange data. Application programming interfaces are the way forward for interoperability.
McKesson analytics service HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Mark McAdoo said that the goverment and commerical payers are moving aggresively into value-based care and reimbursement. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:19 am February 15, 2017
The combination of data-driven consulting with expertise in analytics and data science enables clients to focus on transitioning to value-based reimbursement. 
Health Catalyst MACRA MIPS
By Ephraim Schwartz 09:01 am February 15, 2017
The vendor will demonstrate its new software at HIMSS17 next week in Orlando. 
CISO infosec Stephen Cobb

Stephen Cobb said skilled CISOs can be hard to come but today's crop are getting better at their job. 

By Bernie Monegain 07:38 am February 15, 2017
Infosec expert Stephen Cobb says chief information officers score high in conscientiousness and openness and low in neuroticism. And while the pipeline of upcoming CISOs is thin right now, today’s leaders are getting better at their job. 
Advocate predictive analytics

Advocate vice president Tina Esposito said the hospital built a data warehouse that is clinically driven. 

By Jeff Lagasse 07:33 am February 15, 2017
The first step was to create a longitudinal view of the patient so clinicians can better understand how the interact with Advocate. 
Evolve IP Nimble Storage

Evolve IP healthcare program manager David McCrystal

By Bill Siwicki 07:04 am February 15, 2017
The partnership is designed to give healthcare organizations the ability to deploy on-premises flash arrays supported by cloud infrastructure for hybrid cloud, backup and disaster recovery systems.
Health Catalyst catalyst.ai
By Bernie Monegain 04:53 pm February 14, 2017
The analytics vendor aims to put powerful algorithms to play within all of its applications. 

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