November 29, 2010
A survey by Black Book Rankings, a division of the market research firm Brown-Wilson Group, ranks the top EMR vendors for 2011 based on key performance indicators including meaningful use.
December 18, 2009
Cerner, based in Kansas City, Mo., has unveiled the Certify Data Systems HealthDock, an appliance developed with San Jose, Calif.-based Certify Data Systems that’s designed to enable the secure electronic flow of clinical data between hospitals and physician practices regardless of the EHR system being used.
May 03, 2011
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation has released a report that compiles what key health IT experts from across the United States view as the best ways to engage patients in the digital age.
December 09, 2010
Seventy-five hospitals/medical centers have been named to Security magazine's "2010 Security 500" list, which recognizes organizations worldwide for best-managed security practices.
December 17, 2009
The adoption of healthcare IT and its use to reduce costs are among the top 10 healthcare trends to expect in 2010, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers.
January 11, 2011
Information technology underpins many of the new care models healthcare providers will use to cut costs and improve healthcare, according to business advisory firm The Camden Group, which just released its Top 10 Trends in Healthcare in 2011.
June 23, 2010
The U.S. healthcare system comes in last for performance among seven industrialized nations, despite spending the most, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. The researchers note that healthcare reform and uptake of health information technology hold promise for the future.
May 24, 2012
On the second and last day of the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference in New York this past week, Jessie Gruman, president of the Center of Advancing Health, took the stage to discuss what she, and a majority of patients, want to see from a healthcare organization's social media efforts.
September 21, 2012
Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner and Cerner Chairman, CEO and President Neal Patterson are among the 400 wealthiest people in America, listed with well-known billionaires such as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.
October 01, 2009
The secondary use of data collected in electronic medical records will be the key to greater quality and cost savings in the next five years, according to a new report.
May 21, 2012
At the Connecting Healthcare + Social Media Conference this past week, Mike Sevilla, MD, family physician and blogger at Family Medicine Rocks, took the stage to present not only his own social media story, but to convince other physicians why they need to be on social media, too.
September 01, 2010
Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman celebrated the launch of the newly-combined company today by presiding over the NASDAQ opening bell.
August 11, 2009
Healthcare information technology played a roll in hospitals that scored in the top 10 in Thomson Reuters' new list for quality and efficiency.
September 14, 2011
Armed with grants of almost $1 million, the three new centers, based in Maine, Virginia and Indiana, will join a network of nine other telehealth resource centers across the nation in offering resources and education to telehealth and telemedicine projects and programs.
February 14, 2011
A poll conducted by Black Book Rankings, a division of the market research firm Brown-Wilson Group, reveals the top three inpatient EHR vendors based on customer experience for small hospitals, community hospitals and academic and major medical centers.
December 21, 2012
"Concerned, but not panicking," is how Allscripts' biggest customer describes his reaction to the EHR vendor's switch at the top -- one that has CEO Glen Tullman stepping down, and former Cerner executive Paul Black, now steering the ship. Allscripts customers give both men kudos for leadership, but say the turnaround has to be decisive -- and quick.
January 13, 2010
Sharp HealthCare's William A. Spooner credited his IT team Wednesday with helping him win CIO of the Year honors.
February 28, 2011
U.S. hospitals are not taking advantage of the opportunities Facebook creates to better engage patients, build healthcare communities or develop their hospital brands, according to a new study.
October 23, 2009
Siemens Healthcare has signed a seven-year, $135 million contract with the University of Pennsylvania Health System to provide integrated service management solutions.
June 29, 2010
Eight in 10 hospital CIOs said they are concerned or very concerned they will not be able to demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records by the government's 2015 deadline, according to a survey released Tuesday by PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute.