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CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 15, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure
Two hospitals that are part of the MultiCare Health System in Washington State -- and more than 100 of MultiCare's ambulatory clinics -- have landed Stage 7 awards from HIMSS Analytics. More
Eric Bailey | January 15, 2015 | 10:26 AM | Meaningful Use, ICD-10, Privacy and Security
Watch this special video and revisit what some hospital CIOs identified as their key challenges last year. From standardization of workflow processes to increasing compliance demands to concerns about privacy and security, CIOs had a full plate in 2014. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | January 15, 2015 | 09:37 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
Google is a key contender -- part of the PwC team -- bidding on the massive 10-year federal contract to build an electronic health record system for the Department of Defense. PwC announced the collaboration on Thursday. More
CLEVELAND | Erin McCann | January 14, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Cleveland Clinic will join forces with five other Ohio-based health systems to form the Midwest Health Collaborative, which covers 40 hospitals and hundreds of ambulatory sites across the state and will focus on supply chain and costs initiatives, including... More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | January 14, 2015 | 10:35 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Cloud Computing
Athenahealth, which built its reputation among ambulatory practices by doing the work doctors don't have time to do, is about to buy itself entry into the hospital market. On Wednesday it announced its acquisition of RazorInsights, which provides cloud-... More
Mike Miliard | January 14, 2015 | 09:44 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Improving the health of populations is a challenging goal -- but one that could have some far-reaching positive impacts. Untangling issues around interoperability and data liquidity -- whether it's EHR vendors who don't play ball or privacy laws... More
MAIDENHEAD, UK | Mike Miliard | January 13, 2015 | 11:09 AM | Data Warehousing, RIS and PACS, Interoperability
HCA Group recently undertook a project to offer clinicians easier access to advanced digital images. Once all but impossible thanks to proprietary platforms and enormous file sizes, VNA technology now enables freer, more effective management of an "... More
CARLSBAD, CA | Bernie Monegain | January 13, 2015 | 11:05 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
Medsphere Systems and BT have agreed to jointly promote Medsphere's OpenVista EHR under a software-as-a-service. The goal, executives from both companies say, is to relieve hospitals of the many costly and burdensome IT responsibilities. It's also... More
Tom Sullivan | January 13, 2015 | 10:03 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Cloud Computing
Meet the new linguistic mashup: "plecosystem," meaning a technological ecosystem comprising different platforms. More and more platforms are coming from technology leaders such as Apple, IBM, Google and Microsoft -- put them all together and that... More
Erin McCann | January 13, 2015 | 09:57 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
It's no secret that Americans pay a pretty penny for their healthcare. As providers face pressure to reduce costs on the front end -- for their patients -- they're also seeing the impact on their bottom lines. For hospitals and health systems, 2015... More
Erin McCann | January 12, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
To all the skeptics who thought Google Glass wouldn't make it in the healthcare world: Think again. Venture capital investors have suggested they believe otherwise, after handing over another $16 million to a San Francisco-based healthcare startup... More
Healthcare IT News Staff | January 12, 2015 | 10:58 AM
Health IT giant Epic, which has the lion's share of EHR installations across the country, is also about to grow its office space -- again. This time, its new campus will be looking to English literature for inspiration. More