Bend in the road
By Mike Miliard 10:15 am September 21, 2015
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation surveys the state of a digitizing health system in a new report, taking stock of the meaningful use program's successes and limitations -- and forecasting emerging healthcare trends.
Start up illustration
By Jack McCarthy 07:58 am September 21, 2015
Lots of hospitals are snapping up clinics and physician practices. One major consultancy recommends they also consider acquiring digital health startups and other vertically-integrated companies.
Mass General Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 05:41 pm September 18, 2015
Timothy G. Ferris, MD, is senior vice president for population health management at Partners HealthCare, one of the top healthcare systems in the country, and one that is committed to making a difference on that front.
US Capitol
By Bernie Monegain 10:44 am September 17, 2015
Eric Dishman made his way up to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about just how critical -- a matter of life or death -- access to personal health information can be.
Diabetes stamp
By Bernie Monegain 10:00 am September 16, 2015
Royal Philips and Netherlands-based Radboud University Medical Center introduced this week a connected digital health prototype designed to enable people with diabetes -- and their healthcare providers -- make more confident care decisions.
By Mike Miliard 12:39 pm September 15, 2015
The list of tools in a health organization's data security armamentarium is long and varied: firewalls, encryption, anti-virus, etc. But a truly risk-based security framework needs more than mere protective measures. It requires awareness.
illustration of people holding up growth chart
By Mike Miliard 10:01 am September 15, 2015
Use of analytics by large hospitals and health systems is on the rise, and should continue to grow -- although "perhaps not as dramatically or rapidly" as some might hope, according to a new Deloitte survey of CIOs and CMIOs.
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am September 14, 2015
Huron Consulting Group announced today it plans it will acquire Cloud62, a fast-growing firm specializing in complex implementations and related cloud-based applications.
By Sheetal Sawardekar 09:19 am September 14, 2015
With the increasing adoption of data analytics, providers, health plans and ACOs are quickly transitioning toward a coordinated, integrated and value-based care delivery ecosystem. That's not always an easy task.
putting puzzle pieces together
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am September 11, 2015
Cardiopulmonary Corp., which provides real-time connected healthcare, and Nuvon, a medical device integration, interoperability and clinical intelligence company, will merge.

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