FHIR interoperability standard Corepoint Health genomics population health clinical decision support

HL7 Fellow and Corepoint Health CTO Dave Shaver said HL7 will take what develoeprs discover about FHIR at the Montreal Connectathon and roll that into the next version of the emerging interoperability standard. 

By Tom Sullivan 02:20 pm May 06, 2016
Dubbed release candidate number 3, the latest incarnation of the emerging interoperability standard also brings advancements for workflow, eClaims, CCDA profiles and provider directories. 
population health revenue cycle management ambulatory EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:02 pm May 06, 2016
In response to Cerner missing projected revenues, financial analysts said the market for other technologies is heating up and can increase deal sizes.
CMS Medicare Medicaid MACRA meaningful use EHR
By Mike Miliard 10:23 am May 06, 2016
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chief Andy Slavitt asks hospital executives for 'meaningful engagement' with the proposed new MACRA policy, and hints they should follow Washington rule-making closely in the near future.
Froedtert AVIA Innovator Network Inception Health patient engagement consumer experience
By Bernie Monegain 09:35 am May 06, 2016
The health system’s CEO said it is creating an innovation arm to improve the patient experience as well as post-acute and behavioral health services.
By Jessica Davis 04:58 pm May 05, 2016
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations believe personalized medicine is already having a measurable effect on patient outcomes, according to a new survey. Even more, 75 percent, say it will impact their organizations over the next two years.
HIPAA OCR audits privacy security data breach

Brookings fellow Niam Yaraghi said that healthcare is uniquely vulnerable to data breaches and the federal government isn't always helpful in addressing the problem. 

By Mike Miliard 11:35 am May 05, 2016
With the healthcare industry suddenly accounting for nearly 25 percent of all data breaches, a new study from The Brookings Institution suggests some new cybersecurity strategies are needed.
By Bernie Monegain 11:32 am May 05, 2016
A new survey of more than 1,500 women revealed that they frequently encounter obstacles that impact salary and career advancement, according to Women Who Code. Seventy five percent of jobs in the U.S. will require technology skills within the next decade, according to Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival.
mobile iPhone iPad Apple IBM Mobile First
By Jack McCarthy 10:23 am May 05, 2016
In a deal with Bausch + Lomb, IBM announced a cloud-based app that helps cataract specialists plan and conduct surgeries.
Medicaid Management Information Systems population health Optum TriZetta Medicision
By Jack McCarthy 10:01 am May 05, 2016
Optum has partnered with Medecision and TriZetto to deliver a new platform for Medicaid Management Information Systems that brings features specifically for population health management.
By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm May 04, 2016
When Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump accused his presumptive Democrat opponent, Hillary Clinton, of playing the 'woman's card'  in the race to the White House, it backfired.

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