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WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | August 6, 2015 | 08:43 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Half of primary care physicians across the country view the increasing use of quality-of-care metrics and penalties for unnecessary hospitalizations as potentially troubling for patient care. More
Eric Wicklund | August 6, 2015 | 08:06 AM | Mobile, Workforce, Clinical
How a health network eliminated noisy alerts and, in turn, improved response times and patient consults, updated its EHR more frequently, and reduced length-of-stay. More
Tom Sullivan | August 5, 2015 | 03:27 PM | Cloud Computing, Population Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday revealed that it is working to build a software platform for precision medicine and an informatics community around it. More
Erin McCann | August 5, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
2015 thus far has been the year of hackers targeting the healthcare industry. And they don't appear to be slowing down. Just last week, another business associate notified individuals that their protected health information was stolen following yet... More
Erin McCann | August 5, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Quality and Safety, Clinical, Patient Engagement
The popular crowd-sourced review site Yelp is teaming up with an unlikely partner to put more healthcare facility data and reviews into the hands of the consumer. More
Eric Wicklund | August 5, 2015 | 10:40 AM | Mobile, Telehealth, Patient Engagement
Research determined that medication management via text or instant message may be the patient engagement tool doctors need to help people with chronic conditions at home. More
Bernie Monegain | August 5, 2015 | 09:13 AM | Data Warehousing, Enterprise Content Management, Electronic Health Records
Health Catalyst has acquired Health Care DataWorks, a company with roots in Ohio State University, and one that works on improving patient outcomes much like Health Catalyst does. More
KANSAS CITY, MO | Bernie Monegain | August 5, 2015 | 07:59 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
Topping off what Cerner executives detailed during the company's earnings call Tuesday as a highly successful Quarter 2, in spite of profits falling, was the icing on the cake: the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization project. Photo: David... More
Erin McCann | August 4, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Mobile, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
A pair of IT security researchers have successfully designed a worm that will break into a Mac's operating system, widely considered more impenetrable than its PC counterpart. And there are huge implications for the healthcare industry. More
Bernie Monegain | August 4, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Quality and Safety, Telehealth, Policy and Legislation
The global market for telemedicine is expected to be worth more than $34 billion by the end of 2020, according to a new market research report, 'Global Telemedicine Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2015-2020)', published by Mordor... More
Tom Sullivan | August 4, 2015 | 08:04 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
A glimpse inside the thinking that determined the department's surprising selection for its gigantic EHR modernization initiative. More
Tom Sullivan | August 4, 2015 | 07:47 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
ONC head Karen DeSalvo, MD, is slated to appear for a Senate committee hearing to determine whether it will grant her its nomination. More