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Tom Sullivan | October 29, 2014 | 04:56 AM | Data Warehousing, Enterprise Content Management, Cloud Computing
Add Google's product roster to the ranks of primarily consumer-centric tools making a play for enterprises. The search giant has effectively taken a page -- albeit a new and somewhat surprising one -- from Apple's playbook when it partnered with... More
Anthony Brino | October 28, 2014 | 03:27 PM | Mobile/Wireless, Quality and Safety
Purchasing spree continues as Optum gains chronic condition management, smoking cessation and other services. More
Tom Sullivan | October 28, 2014 | 02:59 PM | Meaningful Use, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
When Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell snagged national coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, to help in the Ebola fight, neither entity said whether she would return to ONC or stay on as acting assistant secretary at HHS over the long term. It... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | October 28, 2014 | 09:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
The American Medical Association released a statement Monday that points to the organization's concern over the recent departure of key leaders from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The ONC exits most recently... More
Richard Pizzi | October 28, 2014 | 07:29 AM | Quality and Safety
More than 83 percent of physician practices do not believe current Medicare physician quality reporting programs enhanced their physicians' ability to provide high-quality patient care, according to new research released Monday. More
Richard Pizzi | October 28, 2014 | 07:27 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce Management
There are at least 30 ways to grow patient satisfaction at your healthcare facility, but 10 key service standards should do the trick. More
CLEVELAND | Erin McCann | October 28, 2014 | 06:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
The topic at the Cleveland Clinic annual summit this Monday was healthcare innovation -- what's impeding it, what more is needed to foster it and the innovation milestones taking place today. It may come as no surprise: Health IT came up a lot at this... More
LAS VEGAS | Frank Irving | October 28, 2014 | 03:38 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
The healthcare breakthrough of the 21st century may not come in the form of a miracle drug from the pharmaceutical industry. Rather, it's more likely to emerge from the ways caregivers interact and motivate patients. More
LAS VEGAS | Frank Irving | October 28, 2014 | 02:11 AM | Business Intelligence, Quality and Safety, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
What propels a group practice to fifteen-fold growth? At Westmed Medical Group, in New York's Westchester County, the surge can be attributed largely to care transformation driven by analytics. More
SALT LAKE CITY | Tom Sullivan | October 27, 2014 | 10:00 AM | Mobile/Wireless, Privacy and Security, Cloud Computing
Among the 71 mobile and telemedicine projects underway at Intermountain Healthcare are a smartwatch clinicians use, the gyrometer given to patients post-operation and the popular social networking tools Facebook, Twitter and Yammer. More
Bernie Monegain | October 27, 2014 | 09:46 AM | Enterprise Resource Planning, Quality and Safety, RIS and PACS
Technology company Aramark opened a new Healthcare Technology & Innovation Center in Charlotte, N.C. earlier this month, touting the new venture as a way to drive more efficient ways for hospitals to manage their clinical equipment assets. More
Bernie Monegain | October 27, 2014 | 09:19 AM | Data Warehousing, Mobile/Wireless, Cloud Computing
IBM will use its engagement and analytics technology to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa, company executives announced today. The computing giant will apply mobile technology, data analytics and cloud computing to help governments and relief... More