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DURHAM, NC | Bernie Monegain | April 29, 2015 | 10:15 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
With $9.75 million in hand from gifts and matching funds, Duke University is launching an initiative focused on harnessing vast amounts of data to tackle society's biggest challenges. Healthcare is chief among them. More
Mike Miliard | April 28, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile, Privacy & Security
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, former National Coordinator David Blumenthal, MD, conjures a vision of connected healthcare in 2030. He notes, however, that "this future won’t materialize unless some problems are solved along the way." More
Erin McCann | April 28, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics
There's a problem in the world of data analytics. A new survey of health IT professionals shows that the lion's share of them see clinical and business intelligence as top priorities for 2015, but the majority also say they don't even know what... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 28, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety, Workflow
Mount Sinai Health System -- with its seven hospital campuses, medical school and extensive ambulatory care network -- is building a new referral system for its care providers. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 28, 2015 | 09:54 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The $25 billion EMR market will continue to grow even after the government incentives for doctors and hospitals to go digital have vanished, according to new research from Kalorama Information. More
Tom Sullivan | April 28, 2015 | 09:04 AM | Accountable Care, Patient Engagement, Population Health
When Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, MD, challenged his staff to broaden its patient access reach, he went big. Really big. His goal? Connect with 200 million patients by 2020. Other providers are getting just as ambitious. More
PHOENIX | Michelle Ronan Noteboom | April 27, 2015 | 10:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
As Phoenix Children's Hospital deployed a single EMR across more than 70 subspecialties, administrators understood that physician acceptance was critical to success: providing doctors with an easy-to-use clinical documentation tool was a top priority. More
Eric Wicklund | April 27, 2015 | 10:41 AM | Quality and Safety, Telehealth, Clinical
As part of a new clinical trial, physicians in New York City are seeing whether they can perform complex ultrasounds on patients in Chicago via a new telemedicine platform. More
CHICAGO, IL | Eric Bailey | April 27, 2015 | 09:17 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Decision Support
Attendees of the HX360 inaugural event at HIMSS15 offer perspectives on what the future of healthcare has in store. How do you see the future of healthcare evolving? More
Tom Sullivan | April 27, 2015 | 09:05 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding
Healthcare providers are going to be penalized after the ICD-10 compliance deadline. Not because they are filing claims wrong, but simply "because the system has changed," says one U.S. Senator. More
Erin McCann | April 24, 2015 | 11:01 AM | Privacy & Security
How many breaches, how many compromises of patients' confidential medical information does it take before there are some questions asked of an organization and its security policies? One health system, for instance, recently announced its seventh large... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 24, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Data Warehousing, Policy and Legislation, Analytics
The FDA is offering a grant of up to $1 million to turn large amounts of EHR data into numbers the agency can use to gauge the effectiveness of FDA-approved drugs. More