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By Healthcare IT News 02:17 pm December 12, 2014
The numbers do the talking. The healthcare IT sector raked in records amount of venture capital cash in 2014, with industry startups walking away with some serious investments.
By Mike Miliard 02:16 pm December 12, 2014
In August, Cerner Corp. announced it had inked an agreement to acquire Siemens' health IT business unit, Siemens Health Services, for $1.3 billion in cash.
Businessman alone in row of empty chairs
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am December 12, 2014
"The demand for health informatics workers is projected to grow at twice the rate of employment overall, but there is strong evidence that the nation already faces a shortage of qualified workers in this field," according to a new report from research firm Burning Glass.
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am December 11, 2014
KLAS has undertaken the daunting task of sorting out who's who in the emerging field of population health management technology. In a new report, researchers evaluated 29 vendors, and Dallas-based Phytel rose to the top with an overall score of 89.8 out 100.
Doc at computer
By Mike Miliard 11:01 am December 09, 2014
Flatiron Health, the oncology analytics company, has partnered with Vector Oncology on a new project that lets cancer clinicians view patient-reported symptoms at the point of care.
By Neil Versel 02:10 pm December 05, 2014
Data Analytics company Health Catalyst invited Oakland Athletics General Manager Billy Beane — he of "Moneyball" fame — to keynote Health Catalyst's inaugural Healthcare Analytics Summit, Sept. 14-15. The 2011 movie starred Brad Pitt.
By Erin McCann 01:55 pm December 05, 2014
The burgeoning digital healthcare market is where the money's at. In fact, in just three year's time, industry analysts project the sector will nearly double, thanks to evolving consumer expectations and a serious influx of start-up cash.
By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm December 05, 2014
Outsourcing company Cognizant, which provides healthcare technology services to providers and payers, will buy health IT software company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash. TriZetto provides similar healthcare IT services to the same market.
Big data keyboard
By Tom Sullivan 07:36 am November 25, 2014
Big data is bringing big changes to healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes. Making the most of it will require providers to develop or hire new skill sets to compile a "cross-breed of expertise, wherein data scientists work in tandem with subject matter experts."
Niall Brennan
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am November 20, 2014
Earlier this month, we reported how healthcare is increasingly embracing a new C-suite position: chief data officer. Now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is getting in on the act, with the appointment of its first CDO, Niall Brennan.

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