Financial/Revenue Cycle Management

getting precision medicine into the mainstream

Daryl Pritchard and Nephi Walton, MD, will be speaking on the subject at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm April 17, 2018
Experts point to the need to demonstrate value, as well as challenges integrating genomic data into EHRs and handling massive amounts of data.
healthcare IT infrastructure big data
By Tom Sullivan 09:24 am April 17, 2018
With bold projections that we are on the cusp of the biggest IT spending growth in a decade, new predictions from industry analysts show how much, and on which technologies, hospitals will acquire, modernize or optimize IT.
EHR doctor offices
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm April 16, 2018
Medical groups are seeking customizable and cloud-based systems and emerging technologies like speech-recognition capabilities.
Telemedicine robot

Miramont Family Medicine is using the telemedicine robot Beam at its clinics. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:13 am April 16, 2018
Using the device, called a Beam, Miramont Family Medicine now sees more patients than ever – enabling physicians to be in more than one of its four locations at the same time.
speciality EHR

Centegra Hospital Huntley in Illinois. Credit: Centegra Health

By Bill Siwicki 07:07 am April 06, 2018
The emergency department EHR enables caregivers to document with much greater speed, which helped knock down the door-to-doc wait time from 67 minutes to less than 30.
Microsoft sues Community Health Systems for alleged copyright infringement
By Jessica Davis 11:21 am April 04, 2018
CHS, already facing financial troubles, has been accused of breaching contractual obligations with the tech giant, by continuing the use of Microsoft products at some of its recently sold hospitals.
GE Healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 04:33 pm April 02, 2018
The private equity firm sees a big opportunity for growth in the sector, offering further evidence that value-based reimbursement is here to stay.
hospital budget innovation
By Beth Jones Sanborn 04:19 pm April 02, 2018
The typical manner in which hospital leaders construct their budgets is by clinical and ancillary departments, which can hinder innovation.
CareFirst breach Maryland

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield offices in Washington, D.C. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 01:56 pm April 02, 2018
The Maryland insurer is already involved in a lawsuit stemming from a 2014 breach of about 1.1 million members.
DrChrono to offer Apple hardware leasing for physician practices

A screensnap of the Drchrono EHR.

By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm April 02, 2018
The first EHR vendor to build a native app for iOS devices now aims to make it easier for small and large practices to customize personal hardware packages for their offices, including MacBooks, Apple TV and more.

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