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By Jessica Davis 11:27 am May 31, 2016
Nearly two years after implementing workforce analytics, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has saved more than $10 million on costs by addressing staff issues and increasing employee engagement.
By Validic 11:26 am May 31, 2016
By Marc Sebes, VP of Product Management
ONC Karen DeSalvo interoperability EHRs

National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, said new data from ONC and the American Hospital Association shows nearly universal adotion of electronic health records among U.S. hospitals. 

By Mike Miliard 11:15 am May 31, 2016
Half of hospitals routinely use patient information received electronically from other providers, which National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD said is an indication of how far the healthcare industry has come for both patients and clinicians.
Mayo Clinic President Obama Precision Medicine Initiative
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am May 31, 2016
Mayo Clinic will provide the infrastructure to store, analyze and host data for researchers as part of a program that aims to enroll one million people to boost President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative.
By Jack McCarthy 10:22 am May 31, 2016
Simplified regulations around MACRA meaningful use could address the loss of efficiency and usefulness of electronic health records software to enable more flexibility for the doctors using them, said Shawn Griffin, MD, of Memorial Hermann Physician Network.
Artificial Intelligence population health Intel
By Jack McCarthy 09:37 am May 31, 2016
Chipmaker said that Lumiata will use the money to drive predictive analytics to improve risk and care management for organizations practicing population health. 

Allscripts President Rick Poulton said that interoperability between a single vendor’s set of solutions is easy but passing data between different vendors takes an attitude as much as it does technology. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:52 am May 31, 2016
With meaningful use winding down, Poulton urged other EHR makers to work on technologies that enable providers to be more effective in the changing world or healthcare. 
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:26 pm May 27, 2016
The new organization will operate under parent company Ascension and sweeping leadership and structural changes will accompany the consolidation. 
Epic EHR go-live revenue cycle ambulatory

St. Luke’s COO Joel Fagerstrom said that the implementation yielded operational and organizational results in just weeks. (Photo source: St. Luke's)

By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am May 27, 2016
While EHR implementations can be disruptive, the hospital system implemented new clinical and revenue cycle software in January and is pointing to its strategy of engaging every employee in the electronic health records system deployment.
By Jack McCarthy 09:30 am May 27, 2016
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found mostly positive feedback from both doctors and patients, though there are still some clinicians who prefer to keep their notes from patients.  

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