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Analytics firm Inovalon, which develops cloud-based intervention technology for payers, physicians and ACOs, will acquire Avalere Health, which provides advisory services and business intelligence tools to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.
August 26, 2015
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Novant Health patients soon will be able to share data from their fitness tracker with their doctor through the health system's electronic patient portal, MyChart.
August 25, 2015
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One cloud-based EHR company has just inked its 600th partnership deal, one of the newest being with big-name clinical lab startup Theranos.
August 25, 2015
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The Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic is investing in and partnering with a new startup, developing tools and technology to put consumers in control of their genomic data.
August 24, 2015
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Researchers at University of Washington Tacoma have developed a machine-learning predictive analytics tool that forecasts with 82 percent accuracy the probability a patient will be readmitted within 30 days.
August 14, 2015
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The companies will work together to create small, low-cost diabetes sensors.
August 12, 2015
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Alphabet, the new parent company for Google's many boundary-pushing projects, will be home to much of the search giant's work in the healthcare realm, such as glucose-sensing contact lenses.
August 11, 2015
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The American Academy of Family Physicians has entered into an agreement with HealthFusion to offer HealthFusion's software to its 120,900 family physician members.
August 7, 2015
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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.
August 5, 2015
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CVS Health, with 7,800 pharmacies and more than 1,000 medical clinics, and Watson, IBM's cognitive computing platform, are joining forces on a project that aims to tackle chronic conditions before they even take hold.
July 30, 2015
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The software giant's strategy is to consolidate into "One Windows" across all devices. But that's not going to happen right away. We take a look at how things will roll out and what it means to IT shops.
July 29, 2015
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NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the top academic medical centers in the country, will use athenathealth's cloud-based models for clinical integration, care coordination and population health management.
July 24, 2015
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Healthcare organizations are burdened with a deluge of data and it’s only getting worse over time. Whether it’s provider-generated observational data coming through EHRs, medical imaging and telemetry data, or patient-generated consumer device and genetic data, the traditional methods for managing health information do not scale. Given the enormous and ever-increasing value of healthcare data, new approaches to enterprise ILM are essential. And, with scarce resources limiting your ability to “do it yourself” you’ll need the right partners that understand and implement these new approaches.
October 21, 2013
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This is an opportunity for health organizations to learn how to balance anywhere access - great for enhancing productivity and collaboration - with the privacy, security and compliance the industry requires. Attend this event to learn from colleague use cases how you can implement Office 365 to improve care and reduce costs at the same time.
August 24, 2015
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mHealth, telemedicine, EHRs and other technologies can help healthcare control costs, increase access and improve the quality of care. This paper shows how health IT can become fast enough for Big Data analytics, agile enough for anywhere, any device access, and secure enough to meet industry regulations.
July 1, 2015
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Having an operational Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) plan is a top priority for Healthcare IT operations. NaviSite, a leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services explains how we can provide invaluable assistance with staying current on the latest technology safeguards and compliance standards.
May 26, 2015
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The combination of complex IT needs and stringent regulatory requirements makes it challenging for healthcare organizations to understand how to leverage the benefits of the cloud while still maintaining compliance. This on-demand webinar offers five ways your organization can ensure a HIPAA-compliant healthcare cloud.
May 19, 2015
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According to a 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey, there are quite a few obstacles to overcome before cloud computing becomes ubiquitous across the healthcare industry, including concerns over security, availability and uptime. This white paper takes an in-depth look at cloud computing and how organizations can best overcome lingering hurdles to adoption.
May 19, 2015
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Best Practices in Cloud Computing for the Healthcare Industry is your roadmap to leveraging all the benefits of cloud computing while ensuring the highest standards in PHI security and HIPAA compliance.
May 11, 2015
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As healthcare transitions from a fee-for-service to a pay-for-performance model, the future of care delivery for organizations centers around a network of IP-connected computers, sensors and devices in which doctors, nurses and patients can securely share information. This “Internet of Healthcare Things” has the potential to transform healthcare by minimizing the need for direct patient-physician interaction and allowing providers to deliver more personalized treatments using PHI from wearables in a secure and reliable manner.
May 8, 2015
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Developments in telemedicine and outcome-based care are encouraging healthcare providers to increasingly adopt cloud-based platforms. However, it can be difficult for organizations to know exactly when they are ready for the transition, and whether or not they need to leverage the expertise of a cloud service provider to do so. Join experts from Carpathia & EMC as they discuss important factors healthcare organizations should be aware as they evaluate their approach to the cloud as presented by the Cloud Standards Customer Council.
April 30, 2015
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Craft an optimized cloud security plan using the proven framework in this guide. These seven sequential steps enable healthcare organizations to structure security and compliance programs that take advantage of the financial benefits of managed cloud applications and services while meeting security and compliance goals.
February 26, 2015
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The modern BCDR discipline presents exceptional opportunities to increase efficiency, lower costs, and reduce risk. For IT organizations contemplating a makeover of their BCDR operations, this whitepaper reviews key principles and practices that should be factored into go-forward plans. A BCDR plan must be a living, breathing strategy that is revised and reviewed as the business environment – internal and external – changes.
February 25, 2015
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Healthcare providers are responsible for securing data on endpoint devices, and for ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations. This becomes even more challenging when 90% of practitioners use their personal smartphones for work.
February 20, 2015
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It seem an increasing number of healthcare providers are spending more and more time gazing at, and venturing into, the clouds.
August 1, 2011
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Given that healthcare organizations must sometimes exchange sensitive patient data with external parties, how can they ensure that this is done safely, protecting patient privacy and complying with HIPAA requirements?
August 12, 2015
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As more healthcare organizations employ cloud software-as-a-service solutions to leverage their elasticity, scalability and ease-of-access, questions arise as to how these systems actually work and whether their effectiveness and feasibility translates into tangible investment potential.
July 13, 2015
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To reduce opportunities for hackers to succeed, healthcare entities must be proactive about protecting sensitive data across their organization. Security must be an ongoing practice and a top priority.
June 25, 2015
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It pays to keep patients happy, and many patient portal vendors aren't cutting it. This is mostly the result of software vendors focusing solely on meaningful use requirements, but also has to do with companies not investing sufficient resources in research and development.
May 27, 2015
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Our amazing healthcare IT systems come along with challenges and revolutionary potential, both of which are addressed by the health data cloud.
May 26, 2015
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When most businesses consider adding cloud provisioning to their IT strategy, they are often seeking more agility, flexibility and simplicity. And those are good reasons to use the cloud. But in healthcare, there is another, more compelling reason to add the cloud to your strategy.
April 8, 2015
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CMS has signaled a renewed focus on interoperability, a welcome development for healthcare professionals anxious to more easily exchange insightful data. But there's still the matter of how well the people involved in collaborative initiatives operate together.
April 1, 2015
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What's the technical solution for the health IT interoperability challenge? Do you know? You probably should. Chances are you interact with it frequently.
March 31, 2015
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Even with the most experienced security professional on staff, many organizations lack the tools, defensive systems, monitors, dashboards and manpower to really know what's going on in their networks at any given moment.
March 13, 2015
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IT leaders should focus on a variation on SaaS, which John Halamka, MD, calls "Outcomes as a Service." Software and hardware are one component, but the combination of business processes, people, and technology work in concert to achieve a desired result.
March 11, 2015
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The collaboration between the two organizations provides athenahealth the chance to take BIDMC's experience to a much larger audience, hopefully making a difference to providers, patients and payers across the country.
February 3, 2015
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Sajix has today announced that ‘National Centre for Biological Sciences’, Bangalore has selected iHelix V2012 to be implemented at their in-house Clinic.
September 24, 2014
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IBM Opening the Watson Cognitive Platform to Global Community of Entrepreneurial Software App Providers, from Start-ups and VC Backed Companies to Established Players.
November 14, 2013
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Healthcare Providers Navigate Regulatory Hurdles, Protect Patients, Improve Care Delivery and Accelerate Electronic Medical Record Adoption Using Intelligent Systems with Speech and Language Understanding
May 6, 2013
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Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), aprovider of hiring, learning, marketing and selling cloud software, announced today that a recognized insurance leader has selected CallidusCloud's ICM, the market-leading Incentive Compensation Management solution for the insurance industry.
October 5, 2012
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athenahealth, Inc. ATHN -2.20% (the "Company"), a leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health record (EHR), and care coordination services to medical groups, today announced that it will hold a conference call for investors on Friday, October 19, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. ET.
October 2, 2012
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Top web PHR provider ZweenaHealth.com ensures reduced downtime and availability in critical scenarios with resilient cloud computing on its online PHR platform.
August 21, 2012
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CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR), revenue cycle management and medical billing software and services, today announced that it has partnered with Lone Star MSO, the leading medical practice management services organization in Texas, to offer CareCloud's cloud-based software and services to medical practice clients. Lone Star MSO currently services hundreds of medical group clients throughout Texas and multiple other states and will look to further assist them in optimizing financial and clinical outcomes through CareCloud's platform and services.
August 9, 2012
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Cognosys has launched the latest BI version of its Hospital Management Premier Suite, CogHMS, certified for Microsoft Azure and HP Convergence Infrastructure Cloud offering hospital chains and wellness center customers, innovative user interface features and reliability improvements.
August 3, 2012
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PA Consulting Group has this week joined the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as a Services Partner. PA uses cloud-based services to help organisations create innovative, cost-effective and scalable IT solutions, from concept development to design and delivery.
July 27, 2012
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CareCloud, a leading provider of web-based practice management, electronic healthcare record (EHR) and medical billing software and services, today announced that Doctors Access, Inc., a nearly 20 year old practice management company and a division of iPractice Group, has entered into a unique partnership with CareCloud. Through this agreement, Doctors Access will utilize CareCoud’s platform in its new cloud-based practice management offering, Doctors Access Pro™, which will be made available to the approximately 500 current users of the Doctors Access practice management software.
July 26, 2012
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Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Healthcare Cloud Computing (Clinical, EMR, SaaS, Private, Public, Hybrid) Market - Global Trends, Challenges, Opportunities & Forecasts (2012 - 2017)
July 6, 2012
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eCareSoft, Inc. announced today its new channel partner for Mexico, Alestra. Alestra will represent eCareSoft's integrated clinical, financial and EHR technology for hospitals. This agreement enables Alestra to launch Cloud Based Health Care Clinical, Revenue Cycle & Financial Solutions in Mexico utilizing eCareSoft, Inc.'s Cirrus™ Hospital Inpatient and Nimbo™ Physician Ambulatory Platforms. Cirrus™ is an ONC-ATCB Certified Complete Inpatient-Hospital EHR. Nimbo™ is an ONC-ATCB Certified Complete Ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR). The combination integrates best-of-breed clinical, revenue cycle and financial applications and is designed to satisfy the needs of the Mexican market for reliable and highly secure options for healthcare applications in the cloud delivered as "Software as a Service" (SaaS) solutions.  
May 23, 2012
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