Bernie Monegain | August 24, 2015 | 08:56 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The White House is looking for new ways to help its Precision Medicine Initiative gain steam, such as better engaging patients and participants, using novel technologies and including underserved populations in research. More
AUSTIN, TX | Bernie Monegain | August 21, 2015 | 09:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Analytics, Clinical
After 35 years of research innovation and leadership at Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis, William Tierney, MD, Regenstrief's president and CEO, is headed to Austin, Texas, where he will take on population health. More
Bernie Monegain | August 20, 2015 | 09:53 AM | Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Network Infrastructure
EHR vendor Allscripts and CoverMyMeds have partnered to help patients receive their prescriptions faster. The partnership aims to increase the number of health plans available for Allscripts eAuth software clients. More
Bernie Monegain | August 20, 2015 | 09:23 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Interoperability
As much as patients have benefited from a healthcare system that has avoided blaming individual care providers for errors, Robert Wachter MD, proffers that the approach must also include accountability. More
Bernie Monegain | August 14, 2015 | 09:14 AM | Business Intelligence, Electronic Health Records, Analytics
Driven by the vast proliferation of unstructured clinical data in EHRs, the global market for healthcare natural language processing is expected to grow from $1.1 billion in 2015 to $2.67 billion by 2020, a new report shows. More
BETHESDA, MD | Bernie Monegain | August 13, 2015 | 09:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Accountable Care
Less than two months after raising $30 million in Series B funding, Aledade, the physician-focused company launched by former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, is set to launch new accountable care organizations in seven states. More
CHARLOTTE, NC | Bernie Monegain | August 12, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning, Analytics
Close on the heels of acquiring data analytics company CECity for $400 million this past week, Premier is growing again -- announcing Wednesday that it would buy Healthcare Insights for $65 million in cash. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 12, 2015 | 09:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Just as it takes two to tango, it takes two to exchange healthcare information, and therein rests the rub. Many hospitals ready and willing to exchange healthcare data with other providers are stymied because the healthcare organization at the other end is... More
Bernie Monegain | August 11, 2015 | 08:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Even as the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology puts interoperability front and center this week, a new survey shows healthcare professionals are skeptical it can even be achieved in 10 years. More
Bernie Monegain | August 10, 2015 | 06:32 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Analytics
Several big-bucks deals and partnerships struck us recently -- not just because of their price tags, but also because they could prove to be game changers for health IT, now and far into the future. Here are nine worth watching for their effect on the... More
SAN DIEGO | Bernie Monegain | August 7, 2015 | 08:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Cloud Computing
The American Academy of Family Physicians has entered into an agreement with HealthFusion to offer HealthFusion's software to its 120,900 family physician members. More
ARLINGTON, TX | Bernie Monegain | August 7, 2015 | 06:54 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Texas Health Resources has appointed Joey Sudomir as senior vice president, innovative technology solutions and chief information officer. More