10:21 am October 23, 2014
While Ebola stokes public anxiety, more than one in six hospitals -- including some top medical centers -- are having trouble stamping out less exotic but sometimes deadly infections, federal records show.
11:00 am January 10, 2014
Kaiser Permanente will put its longtime IT expertise to work in building a clinical data network aimed at improving patient outcomes in cancer, heart disease and obesity.
12:00 am August 15, 2013
UPMC has invested more than $1.6 billion in its IT infrastructure over the past five years, according to Pamela Peele, chief analytics officer of UPMC Health Plan. That's more money, she points out, than its home city has spent on three pro sports stadiums combined.
10:04 am August 05, 2013
Medicare will levy $227 million in fines against hospitals in every state but one for the second round of the government's campaign to reduce the number of patients readmitted within a month, according to federal records released Friday.
11:20 am July 30, 2013
During a frank discussion of the meaningful use program in Denver last week, one hospital IT chief said he wasn't sure some organizations "really, truly grasp the magnitude of some of the changes" demanded by Stage 2.
11:28 am July 29, 2013
UPMC has invested more than $1.6 billion in its IT infrastructure over the past five years, according to Pamela Peele, chief analytics officer of UPMC Health Plan. But those investments have paid big dividends when it comes to analytics.
05:59 pm March 04, 2013
Big data is a big concept to wrap your arms around. But once you gain an understanding of what you can do with your data, the results can be transformative.
10:18 am June 11, 2012
Some of the nation's top healthcare CEOs have issued a 10-item checklist for spurring high-value healthcare that includes health IT best practices.
02:13 pm April 24, 2012
Managing population health requires new skill sets, new infrastructures and automation, according to new research from the Institute for Health Technology Transformation.
10:44 am October 05, 2011
Merge Healthcare announced Wednesday it will launch a new cloud-based service that will enable users to upload, download, view and share medical images at no cost.