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CORPUS CHRISTI, TX | Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 11:22 AM
When CHRISTUS Health decided to spin out two separate IT and healthcare informatics departments, there were plenty of challenges to grapple with. But so far the decision has been well worth it, both clinically and financially. More
FORT WAYNE, IN | Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 11:20 AM
An ongoing study that relays data from implantable cardiac devices directly into personal health records is showing very encouraging early returns. More
Anthony Vecchione | June 26, 2014 | 11:18 AM
There is ample evidence that barcode technology for medication has had a significant impact on patient safety. But while most U.S. hospitals have adopted barcode medication administration, experts say there's big room for improvement. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 11:09 AM
Epic's market share still lives up to its name, but many smaller electronic medical record companies are starting to give bigger firms a run for their money as the industry continues to grow, according to a recent report from Kalorama Information. More
Erin McCann | June 26, 2014 | 10:53 AM | Mobile/Wireless, RIS and PACS, Workforce Management
With sights set on spurring healthcare innovation and interoperability, Royal Philips has teamed up with customer relationship management company salesforce.com to bring a new open, cloud-based platform to the market. More
Erin McCann | June 26, 2014 | 10:40 AM
A system-wide EHR rollout is no walk in the park. With poor management and implementation plans, it can sap worker morale and deter long-term success. More
Evan Schuman | June 26, 2014 | 10:39 AM
Apple touted its work with Mayo Clinic and EHR vendor Epic, as it rolled out HealthKit, a software framework built into Apple's iOS8. More
Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 10:37 AM
While majorities of providers see value-based payment models becoming the status quo in healthcare, and three quarters say information technology will be critical to making them work, fewer than one-in-three say the reward is worth the risk. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | June 26, 2014 | 10:37 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
Another group of health IT powerhouses is joining forces to compete with Epic and IBM for the Department of Defense's lucrative $11 billion system modernization contract. More
Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 10:31 AM
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has created a public community to support its EN-Abled Veteran Program, which helps military veterans transition to successful healthcare IT careers. More
WASHINGTON | Diana Manos | June 26, 2014 | 10:21 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Anyone under the impression that doctors don't like technology in general might be mistaken. Rather, what many share distaste for is meaningful use. That's according to Mari Savickis, assistant director of federal affairs at the American Medical... More
OREM, UT | Bernie Monegain | June 26, 2014 | 09:55 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
If you had to guess which three EMR vendors increased their market share in 2013, you'd probably be right. Cerner, Epic and MEDITECH. Slam dunk. More