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Mike Miliard | July 30, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Fair or not, Cerner's reputation in recent years has been one of increasing embrace of openness -- at least more open than Epic, with its perceived "garden-walled" ethos. That stated commitment to data liquidity probably served it well with DoD... More
Erin McCann | July 30, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
The contract to build and modernize the Department of Defense's EHR system went to Cerner, Leidos and Accenture on Wednesday. After the contract win was announced, social media platforms were abuzz with personal, tweet-sized commentaries and reactions to... More
Bernie Monegain | July 30, 2015 | 10:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
It might seem like a bit of Monday morning quarterbacking, but industry insiders are weighing in on the $9B contract the Department of Defense signed with EHR giant Cerner, and some are suggesting the government could have finessed a better play. More
Tom Sullivan | July 30, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
With the ink still drying on the big EHR contract awarded to Leidos, Cerner and Accenture on Wednesday, the Department of Defense went on offense in explaining how much data it and the VA share every day. More
WOONSOCKET, RI | Bernie Monegain | July 30, 2015 | 07:40 AM | Electronic Health Records, Cloud Computing, Interoperability
CVS Health, with 7,800 pharmacies and more than 1,000 medical clinics, and Watson, IBM's cognitive computing platform, are joining forces on a project that aims to tackle chronic conditions before they even take hold. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | July 29, 2015 | 05:01 PM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
After months of speculation about which electronic health record vendor team would be awarded the Department of Defense's Healthcare Management System Modernization contract (DHMSM), the Pentagon has picked a winner. More
Bernie Monegain | July 29, 2015 | 09:58 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Medsphere, an open source electronic health record company whose technology is based on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' VistA EHR, is partnering with contractor ProSphere Tek to work on a new VA project. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | July 29, 2015 | 09:28 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Interoperability
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is disbursing about $38 million in grants to 20 organizations, working to drive better information exchange for care coordination and population health. More
Tom Sullivan | July 29, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Cloud Computing, Analytics, Population Health
The software giant's strategy is to consolidate into "One Windows" across all devices. But that's not going to happen right away. We take a look at how things will roll out and what it means to IT shops. More
Healthcare IT News | July 29, 2015 | 06:10 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Compliance & Legal
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. Our headlines watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. More
WASHINGTON | Jack Beaudoin | July 28, 2015 | 12:35 PM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The Bipartisan Policy Center has issued a set of recommendations to Congress it says will speed up medical cures and innovation. Central to its recommendations is the use of healthcare IT for post-approval studies. More
Erin McCann | July 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
If you've been looking for any set of official guidelines for mobile device security or best practices on keeping medical data safe, there's finally some serious movement on that front: a standards handbook with reams of valuable insight on the... More