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Athenahealth takeover bid
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am May 16, 2018
Activist investor blasts cloud-based EHR company for not responding a week after receiving the notice.
EHR vendors record on interoperability

There are 16 distinct EHR platforms in the marketplace today.

By Tom Sullivan 10:07 am May 16, 2018
Hospitals have a complex web of electronic health record vendors but once data sharing broadens it will open the door to innovation.
Sponsored
By 09:57 am May 16, 2018
How do we ensure the reliability, scalability, performance and dependability of EMRs and innovate at the same time?
medical student IT graduates
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm May 15, 2018
The American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium seeks to train new physicians with EHRs, pop health and value-based care in mind.
NHS England talks with HIMSS International about UK eHealth week

Matthew Swindells, from NHS England, chats with Charles Alessi, MD, of HIMSS International, about how the U.K. health system is evolving in the age of technology during eHealth Week. Credit: HIMSS TV

By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm May 15, 2018
A new report from KLAS shows NHS data sharing to be cumbersome and disruptive to clinical workflows.
Sequoia Project restructures
By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm May 15, 2018
eHealth Exchange will become both a member of Carequality and an implementer of its standards, helping expand its presence to other participants.
genomics company analyzing dna sample data
By Bill Siwicki 12:05 pm May 15, 2018
The vendor seeks to advance precision medicine through its next-generation sequencing technology and genomic data analytics.
HIMSS international leadership team with Charles Alessi and Bruce Steinberg

Charles Alessi, MD, (left) and Bruce Steinberg join HIMSS international leadership team.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am May 15, 2018
Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice President of International will help HIMSS deliver regional context to members around the world, CEO Hal Wolf says.
Cerner has EHR global market share
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am May 15, 2018
But Epic leads in the physician office sector, according to the new report, and GE is now among the top four electronic health record vendors.
hospital pharmacy uses analytics on computer

The in-house analytics projects at Rapid City Regional Hospital have also shown some interesting findings about costs and opportunities for revenue in their retail approach to their pharmacy operations.

By Mike Miliard 09:03 am May 15, 2018
Accountable care demands that data crunching these days be agile to enable quick pivots in strategy, says the director of pharmacy at Rapid City Regional Hospital.

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