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"Through the use of Acuere, two of our satellite clinics have achieved better blood pressure control than our organization as a whole," said Marianella Napolitano, vice president of performance improvement at Cleveland-based Neighborhood Family Practice.

By Mike Miliard 11:31 am August 25, 2016
OCHIN, the multi-state information network serving 170 health organizations and more than 10,000 clinicians, has launched Acuere, a real-time data aggregation system meant to help drive clinical improvements and operational efficiencies.

Johns Hopkins Medicine has launched the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Zika Center

By Jessica Davis 10:58 am August 25, 2016
Johns Hopkins Medicine has launched the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Zika Center, where medical professionals focus on caring for patients with the Zika virus. The center is touted as the first multidisciplinary Zika center in the world.
By Kaiser Health News 10:45 am August 25, 2016
In their professional journals, at conferences, on social media and healthcare blogs, and in comments to federal regulators, the nation's doctors are expressing growing anger and frustration about the changes MACRA will bring.
By Jessica Davis 10:32 am August 25, 2016
TrapX, a cybersecurity company, has launched CryptoTrap: a community ransomware decryption tool designed to help healthcare organizations and others bolster their security measures.
Marcy Dunn Epic, MaineHealth
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am August 25, 2016
The outgoing Catholic Health Services CIO is cited for her collaborative style and record as change agent.

Sue Murphy, RN, chief experience and innovation officer, patient experience and engagement program, at The University of Chicago Medicine: "One thing we do in keeping senior leaders involved is send information to them in a very data-driven, date-based fashion, so they know they will see certain patient experience outcomes metrics, for example, between the 15th and the 18th of every month."

By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm August 24, 2016
The University of Chicago Medicine has achieved stakeholder buy-in and engaged patients, providing patients with a great experience while meeting the demands of a value-based system.
By Jessica Davis 10:44 am August 24, 2016
The wireless networks of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have "significant" vulnerabilities, according to penetration tests administered by the Office of Inspector General.

Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am August 24, 2016
How should population health look and work? There's a five-step process to getting there, said Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Steven Posnack, director of ONC's Office of Standards and Technology

By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm August 23, 2016
The catalog of standards and implementation specs for data exchange is evolving away from a static PDF and toward an interactive, wiki-style platform.

Joy Grosser will step up as CIO of University Hospitals in Cleveland on Septrember 12.

 

By Bernie Monegain 02:28 pm August 23, 2016
In addition to IT experience in large healthcare systems, Grosser brings strategic strengths to the job.

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