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McKesson FHIR Intelligence Hub
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am September 19, 2016
The new technology taps open standards to help customers streamline application integration and move from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement, McKesson executives said.  
cyberattack Appalachian Regional EHR
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:35 pm September 16, 2016
Hospital officials said operations are returning to normal while the cyberattack remains under FBI investigation. 
Nebraska Epic population health

Nebraska Medicine said Epic's Healthy Planet will help clinicians work collaboratively to reduce costs and improve care across the state. 

By Bernie Monegain 01:47 pm September 16, 2016
The hospital system said it will deploy Epic’s Healthy Planet to enable clinicians to gather patient information across multiple data sources and perform sophisticated analytics on that information.

John Riggi, head of the Cybersecurity and Financial Crimes Unit for BDO Consulting and former chief of the FBI's Cyber Division Outreach Section.

By Jessica Davis 01:11 pm September 16, 2016
John Riggi and Judy Selby of BDO Consulting share three steps to effective data mapping: third party assessment, an infinite response plan and a strong employee training program.
Population health

Jay Bhatt, MD, Chief Health Officer at Illinois Health and Hospital Association, speaking at the Pop Health Forum 2016 in Chicago. 

By Mike Miliard 10:12 am September 16, 2016
Hospital CEOs and CFOs must align with Chief Data Officers, Chief Patient Experience Officers, Chief Clinical Transformation Officers and others for population health management programs to succeed. Doctors, nurses and patients are all critical as well. 
Healthix Verato HIE
By Jack McCarthy 09:40 am September 16, 2016
The health information exchange said Verato’s cloud service links patient records across otherwise disparate data sources to help clinicians better coordinate care and treatment. 
EveryPatient satisfaction platform

Source: Rosie Andre via Wikimedia.

By Jack McCarthy 09:24 am September 16, 2016
The company said its software can collect and analyze patient experience data to track satisfaction rates, engagement and revenue. 
Accenture HealthTech Innovation

Source: Michael Gray via Flickr.

By Bill Siwicki 03:11 pm September 15, 2016
The program, designed to foster technology innovation in healthcare, aims to harness the industry’s $6.5 billion in start-up funding, the research and consulting giant says.
HHS health center IT

Health Resources and Services Administration Acting Administrator Jim Macrae. 

By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm September 15, 2016
Money from MACRA, the first direct investment in health center IT since the days of HITECH, will go toward value-based care, data exchange, clinical decision support, patient engagement, and more.
McKesson value-based care
By Jessica Davis 01:00 pm September 15, 2016
Healthcare administrators and clinicians need to work together, so providers can understand their role and where they can make an impact, according to McKesson’s Michael Blackman, MD.

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