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VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD

By Jessica Davis 03:30 pm March 09, 2017
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has more important priorities than software development, VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, told the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.  

Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD

By Jessica Davis 11:51 am March 09, 2017
A single investor is suing the biotech mogul and NantHealth, alleging violation of federal securities laws. Other law firms have also filed class action suits against the company.

Lori Uscher-Pines

By Jessica Davis 11:25 am March 09, 2017
While direct-to-consumer telehealth services may be convenient, it may actually increase healthcare costs and use, according to a new RAND Health study.
American Health Care Act
By Susan Morse 10:43 am March 09, 2017
The $400 million corporate tax break to top insurance executives was a major sticking point for House Democrats in discussions that lasted until 4. a.m.

Robert Allen will takeover as chief operating officer at Intermountain on April 1, 2017.

By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am March 09, 2017
The 22-year Intermountain executive will replace outgoing chief operating officer Laura Kaiser. 
IDC hospitals digital transformation
By Jack McCarthy 10:11 am March 09, 2017
While only 10 percent of healthcare providers and payers are currently working to digitize themselves, the analyst house estimates a big surge in the months ahead. 
Allscripts Cerner Epic

Allscripts CEO Paul Black (left), Epic CEO Judy Faulkner (center) and Cerner President Zane Burke

By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am March 09, 2017
Judy Faulkner, Zane Burke and Paul Black said during HIMSS17 interviews that they're offering APIs to foster innovation and tap into the industry's brightest minds to enable interoperability, patient identification, population health and more.
Health Partners Plans
By Bernie Monegain 07:50 am March 09, 2017
Anthony Marino will supervise infrastructure and initiatives and provide vendor oversight. 
HIE ED readmission

HealthlinkNY CEO Christina Galanis expects further clinical and operational ROI from the HIE as patient data sets get more robust and more physicians gain experience using the exchange.

By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm March 08, 2017
Hospitals in New York are finding big quality and efficiency gains thanks to the ability to access patient EHR data via a regional health information exchange.
By Bernie Monegain 12:33 pm March 08, 2017
Platform integrates clinical and financial workflows.

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