May 20, 2013
There are buzz phrases, and then there are buzz phrases. And if there's one phrase that has permeated the healthcare sector more thoroughly than all the others, it's probably "accountable care." But what exactly does it mean? Or, more to the point for healthcare providers, how do you know when you're actually providing it?
May 16, 2013
With recognition that "the path through accountable care is unknown," IDC Health Insights has launched a new Accountable Care Maturity Model, designed to help healthcare organizations gauge their own status and make strategic decisions for funding business and IT initiatives.
April 28, 2013
Caradigm, the joint health IT venture formed by Microsoft and GE Healthcare, announced March 27 it would integrate health information exchange technology from Orion Health into its Caradigm Intelligence Platform.
March 27, 2013
Caradigm, the joint health IT venture formed by Microsoft and GE Healthcare, announced that it will integrate health information exchange technology from Orion Health into its analytics platform.
March 15, 2013
Analytics technologies, especially tools that track population health, are the chief investment priority for organizations pursuing accountable care, according to a new report from IDC Health Insights.
November 01, 2012
IDC Health Insights announced the launch of the Accountable Care IT Strategies advisory service to provide in-depth research on the critical technologies for both public and private accountable care programs. Designed for healthcare technology and business executives who are involved in establishing accountable care programs, research will address the key challenges facing healthcare organizations such as the right level of IT investment, how to mitigate risk while selecting vendors in a very early-stage market, and the critical role of data in financial and clinical performance of accountable care. Unlike any of its competitors, IDC Health Insights’ research is based on an integrated research model that includes the new and emerging intersections, and changing relationships among all healthcare stakeholders.
August 20, 2012
AxSys Technology, based in the UK, was named a leader in IDC Health Insights' MarketScape Vendor Assessement Report.
July 23, 2012
InterSystems Corporation, a global leader in software for connected care, has announced it has been ranked a leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Health Information Exchange Platform Solutions 2012 Vendor Assessment, Doc # HI235816. IDC Health Insights examined the capabilities and strategies of 16 HIE platform vendors on the basis of estimated market share and potential for growth, and determined that the InterSystems HealthShare(TM) strategic informatics platform is a leading solution.
July 16, 2012
A new IDC report finds the HIE market shifting its priorities, away from simply connecting an exchange ecosystem and toward turning data into "actionable information." Platform-as-a-service will play an increasingly important role in delivering these capabilities, say IDC officials.
May 30, 2012
A new report from IDC Health Insights rates the best EMR vendors for small physician practices -- and warns that the short-term incentives of meaningful use shouldn't overshadow those offices' long-term care strategies.
April 16, 2012
A new study from IDC Health Insights finds that more than half of health plans will invest in trigger-based communications, which use data analytics to detect a consumer's current status, and automatically initiate relevant communications, to prompt plan members to take health and wellness action.
April 04, 2012
IDC Health Insights today announced the availability of a new report, Best Practices: Establishing Sustainable Health Information Exchange, to educate healthcare organizations on best practices for establishing enterprise or community health information exchanges (HIOs).
March 06, 2012
A study published in Health Affairs found that electronic health records don't necessarily lead to reducing health care spending or fewer diagnostic tests.
January 10, 2012
A recent IDC Health Insights study, sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Health, found that deployment of electronic order sets for CPOE has led to some $1.7 million in increased clinical and administrative staff productivity and operating profits for Dothan, Ala.-based Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC).
November 21, 2011
A new report from IDC Health Insights predicts the market for ambulatory EHRs will grow significantly in the coming years, moving from less than 25 percent adoption in 2009 to more than 80 percent by 2016.
October 25, 2011
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT) (TOKYO:6501), today unveiled its plans for helping customers transform their data into actionable information and harness its power as a strategic asset for business insight and innovation. To accomplish this, Hitachi Data Systems has aligned its product and solutions portfolio around a 3-tiered strategy of infrastructure cloud, content cloud and information cloud that builds on existing IT investments to provide a single virtualization platform for all data.
October 19, 2011
SafeNet, Inc., a worldwide leader in data protection, today announced the comprehensive educational webinar series, “Let’s Do It in the Cloud,” featuring presentations from some of the most experienced names in the cloud and software industries. Guest executive presenters from Agilis Solutions, Dell Boomi, IDC, SafeNet, THINKstrategies, and Zuora will walk webinar attendees through tips, tricks, and best practices for conquering some of the most challenging obstacles associated with cloud service delivery—from service development and integration to best practices for service pricing, packaging, and usage control, to service lifecycle management from trial to upsell and beyon
September 15, 2011
The problem with health IT policymakers and stakeholders is that they are dedicated to the idea that effective, widespread use of IT can lead to a healthier population.
January 25, 2011
Electronic health records will move from the purchasing stage to adoption, and CPOE will get a real world spin. Those are among the top 10 healthcare provider predictions from IDC Health Insight analysts Judy Hanover and Lynn Dunbrack.
November 04, 2010
AT&T on Thursday announced a new practice area and portfolio of specialized services that seek to harness IT to help improve patient care and reduce medical costs nationwide.