NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | May 1, 2014 | 01:00 AM
M2Gen, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center, has joined ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, a consortium to help transform cancer care around the use of personalized medicine. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | May 1, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
The New York eHealth Collaborative and the Partnership Fund for New York City are calling for applications for a second round of healthcare startups for its New York Digital Health Accelerator, a program designed to make New York a hub for the emerging... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | May 1, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The American Health Information Management Association is urging controls on the copy-and-paste functionality in electronic health record systems. The use of copy-and-paste should be permitted only when such "strong technology and administrative controls... More
ARLINGTON, TX | Bernie Monegain | April 30, 2014 | 09:57 AM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Texas Health Resources, a 25-hospital health system, is going public with its reporting of patient safety and quality measures, making what was once an internal report open for all to see -- "warts and all," as Texas Resources Chief Clinical Officer... More
Bernie Monegain | April 29, 2014 | 11:04 AM | ICD-10
Premier is calling for a date certain on the implementation of ICD-10 billing codes, joining others like AHIMA in pressing CMS to set a new start date for conversion of medical and billing codes from ICD-9 to ICD-10. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 29, 2014 | 10:30 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The global market for electronic medical records has shot up to $23.2 billion in 2013, according to a new report from research firm Kalorama: EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 25, 2014 | 11:03 AM | ICD-10, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The American Health Information Management Association's 2014 ICD-10 and Computer Assisted Coding Summit featured the latest industry reaction to the ICD-10 delay. It was one of frustration and disappointment. More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | April 24, 2014 | 10:22 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
The shift toward value-based care has sparked a demand for analytics like never before, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. The report also points out that the demand has vendors rushing a wave of new products to market. More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | April 22, 2014 | 10:50 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Cloud-based EHR company athenahealth will resign from the EHR Association. Its executives say it does not belong there, since it is neither an EHR company nor a software vendor. More
PITTSBURGH | Bernie Monegain | April 21, 2014 | 10:59 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy and Security
UPMC officials say the number of employees affected by a data breach at the renowned medical center is much higher than originally reported -- rising from 322 employees first disclosed on March 6, now up to 27,000 out of a total of 62,000 employees. More
DENVER | Bernie Monegain | April 18, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Business Intelligence
Welltok, says CEO Jeff Margolis, is leading a transformative movement in healthcare – pioneering health optimization. Now, it has a little help from its friend Watson. More
Bernie Monegain | April 18, 2014 | 01:00 AM | Network Infrastructure, Workforce Management
Expectations are high and getting higher for today's healthcare CIO, who continues to be deluged with "do-it-now" projects at a time when, more than ever before, he or she is expected to bring top executive skills, the long view and strategy to... More