Mount Sinai artificial intelligence
By Bernie Monegain 11:49 am October 17, 2016
HealthPromise program aims to prevent readmissions and boost outcomes by identifying at-risk patients and enrolling them in connected health initiatives. 
Olathe Cerner revenue cycle
By Bernie Monegain 10:02 am October 17, 2016
Kansas-based health system is working toward becoming what Cerner described as a clinically driven revenue cycle.
patient satisfaction predictive analytics
By Mike Miliard 09:36 am October 17, 2016
Hospitals still not using staffing software are struggling with nurse scheduling which hampers employee morale and, in turn, detracts from patient satisfaction. A new survey suggested that predictive analytics tools can help with both problems simultaneously.
HHS measure Obamacare
By Kaiser Health News 08:04 am October 17, 2016
Maine, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas will test the technology and relevant data will be available sometime during the open-enrollment period for 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 
Epic Judy Faulkner reporters
By Bernie Monegain 06:33 am October 17, 2016
The EHR market has become a media battleground, she said, rather than vendors competing on quality of products and services. So she, and the PR machine Epic is assembling, are girding for the fight. 
healthcare data breach

Healthcare attorney Pam Hepp said that hackers are always one step ahead of healthcare organizations and providers are so dependent on data that it makes protecting information that much harder.

By Jessica Davis 06:29 am October 17, 2016
Hint: It’s not the steady stream of data breaches. But they are walking the same tightrope. 

"I am a science geek, and I don't make any apologies for it," said President Barack Obama (here launching the Precision Medicine Initiative in 2015) at the White House Frontiers Conference on Oct. 13.

By Jessica Davis 12:56 pm October 14, 2016
The president, along with researchers and scientists, explored the ways technology will improve healthcare and other industries at the day-long conference on Thursday.
ONC accountability transparency
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am October 14, 2016
Final rule enables ONC to better support physicians and hospitals amid the rapid pace of innovation in the health information technology market.
CMS MACRA final rule
By Henry Powderly 09:53 am October 14, 2016
New rule brings flexibility, institutes two payment tracks, and makes 2017 a transition year. 
By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am October 14, 2016
Healthcare IT News asks HIT professionals to take part in an important new survey that will study the place of EHRs, cybersecurity, population health, Big Data and more in the year ahead.  

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