HIMSS and ANI honor Catherine Ivory
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:23 pm January 18, 2018
In anticipation of their world-renowned annual conference HIMSS18, HIMSS has announced that they, along with the Alliance for Nursing Informatics, have named Catherine Ivory the 2018 recipient of the HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. She will receive the award at the HIMSS18 Awards Gala in Las Vegas.
Fairview Health Services CEO raps Epic as ‘impediment to innovation’
By Bernie Monegain 02:52 pm January 18, 2018
James Hereford, president and CEO of Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services, a not-for-profit integrated care system based in Minneapolis, called Epic Systems an "impediment to innovation.”
By Mike Miliard 01:36 pm January 18, 2018
Elsevier this week announced its acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Via Oncology, a former subsidiary of UPMC that develops clinical decision support tools for cancer care management.
By Jessica Davis 12:35 pm January 18, 2018
The Cerner EHR contract with the U.S.
By Bernie Monegain 12:26 pm January 18, 2018
Intermountain Healthcare announced that it is aligning with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Ascension Health, SSM Health and Trinity Health to establish a not-for-profit generic drug company with the goal of addressing shortages and the high costs of medications.
Change Healthcare buys National Decision Support Company
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am January 18, 2018
Change Healthcare on Thursday said it acquired National Decision Support Company. Change CEO Neil de Crescenzo said NDSC’s cloud-based services add tools for evidence-based medicine to its product portfolio.

Courtesy of eClinicalWorks

By Tom Sullivan 10:15 am January 18, 2018
eClinicalWorks CEO Girish Navani said the company will be focusing on three technological developments at HIMSS18.
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By NTT Data 09:11 am January 18, 2018
Healthcare systems with well-functioning electronic health record (EHR) systems often find that smaller hospitals and clinics in their service area are in no such shape, hard-pressed to afford and operate a top-shelf EHR that would immensely improve care and enable them to mesh digitally with larger referral systems.

HHS nominee Alex Azar at the Senate Finance Committee meeting on Jan. 9. Credit: C-span

By Bill Siwicki 05:50 pm January 17, 2018
Now Azar gets a vote by the full Senate to put him atop the agency, which has not had a chief since Tom Price resigned in scandal in September.
selling medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 05:18 pm January 17, 2018
The online marketplace includes devices, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment and supplies to help hospitals recover some expenses and reduce overall costs.

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