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Amazon healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 09:43 am March 27, 2018
What hospitals know about Amazon plans is just a taste of what the future will bring, consultants predict.
Research Finds States Remain Committed to Value-Based Payment Models
Sponsored
By 08:32 am March 27, 2018
Change Healthcare study reveals an innovative and collaborative mosaic of activity across the nation.
CMS Deputy CIO Janet Vogel to replace outgoing HHS CISO Wlaschin
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm March 26, 2018
Christopher Wlaschin is stepping down at the end of March for family reasons, but his departure comes amid controversy surrounding the abrupt removal of two cybersecurity leaders.
telehealth e-consults
By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm March 26, 2018
Primary care physicians initiate completely digital consults with specialists, from within the health system's electronic health record.
VA Secretary David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm March 26, 2018
While reports as late as Sunday said the VA Secretary was out, the White House Deputy Press Secretary says the president currently has no plans to let him go – although "that could change."
healthcare data breach
By Jessica Davis 12:45 pm March 26, 2018
Cohen, Bergman, Klepper, Romano MDs left a database open to the public, containing backup data of 3 million clinical notes.
FHIR and Open APIs in healthcare

Russell Leftwich, MD, speaking at HIMSS18.

By Mike Miliard 10:06 am March 26, 2018
While developers can catch on to standards like FHIR quickly there’s more work to be done than simply adding them to EHRs and other clinical apps.
HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit

Leroy Hood from Providence St. Joseph Health, Richard Milani from Ochsner Health System and Michael Dulin from University of North Carolina, Charlotte will speak at the Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Tom Sullivan 09:43 am March 26, 2018
Along with the incredible promise of personalized care and prevention programs the challenges ahead are steep with a range of speakers to cover these and other pressing topics at our upcoming event.
Mercy Hospital Network cut nursing leakage by $4.3 million

Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:21 am March 26, 2018
Staff created the dashboard for tracking multiple performance metrics, including leakage.
Optum and HealthBI partnership
By Susan Morse 05:08 pm March 23, 2018
The platform gives providers patient data to earn incentives from risk-based contracts.

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