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Bernie Monegain | November 6, 2015 | 10:25 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
The rallying cry to do something about the meaningful use program is getting louder and more insistent. Will it make a difference? More
Mike Miliard | November 6, 2015 | 08:59 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum on Thursday, one CMIO showed how healthcare data mining and baseball Sabermetrics have more in common than one might think. Both want to notch some big wins. More
Bernie Monegain | November 5, 2015 | 10:43 AM | Electronic Health Records, Pharmacy, Network Infrastructure
Walgreens is poised to roll out Epic EHRs in its more than 400 healthcare clinics across the country. The Epic platform will replace Walgreens' own proprietary EHR. More
Jessica Davis | November 5, 2015 | 10:40 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Hospitals are seeing a growing need to improve population health by putting a face to data. However, the Humanizing Efficiency in Healthcare study revealed many health systems still struggle to align quality, safety and experience strategies. More
FRANKLIN, TN | Bernie Monegain | November 5, 2015 | 09:32 AM | Claims Processing, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
IASIS Healthcare will roll out an integrated system for its clinical and financial records from health IT giant Cerner. More
Kaiser Health News | November 5, 2015 | 08:29 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics
For generations, physicians have been trained in basic science and human anatomy to diagnose and treat the individual patient. But now, massive stores of data about what works for which patients are literally changing the way medicine is practiced -- and... More
Jessica Davis | November 4, 2015 | 02:59 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children's Health in Palo Alto, Calif. become the only children's hospital enterprise in Northern California to receive the prestigious Stage 7 Award and the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award. More
Mike Miliard | November 4, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Workforce
By adding 20 leading medical schools to the 11 already participating in its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, the AMA wants to further "bridge the gaps that exist between how medical students are trained and how healthcare is delivered... More
Jessica Davis | November 3, 2015 | 03:32 PM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Online access to doctors' notes is directly linked to medication adherence in patients, a recent two-year Geisinger Health System study shows. It's billed as the first large-scale study to reveal how physician notes affect patients'... More
Karen Handmaker | November 3, 2015 | 02:56 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
Population health management continues to gain momentum as a strategy for improving care quality and outcomes while preparing healthcare organizations for the transition to value-based care. We offer three examples -- deep dives -- on three approaches. More
Gus Venditto | November 3, 2015 | 10:16 AM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
It's every security officer's worst nightmare: a cyber attack. IT departments spend years planning to guard against an attack. But what is the reality? Hackers don't follow a rule book. More
Henry Powderly | November 3, 2015 | 09:27 AM | Workforce, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Mergers & Acquisitions
In a $2.7 billion deal, MedAssets, maker of revenue cycle and performance improvement tools, will be sold to Pamplona Capital, which will sell off one half of the company while merging the other with its Precyse subsidiary. More