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IBM
By Erin McCann 09:55 am August 04, 2014
With its sights set on a Department of Defense deal, technology giant IBM announced June 10 it was teaming up with EHR behemoth Epic Systems to compete for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract.
Cloud computing
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 01, 2014
As it works to get a more valuable, holistic view of its clinical and financial data, Bon Secours Health System is rolling out a cloud-based data warehouse and business intelligence platform from Premier Inc.
IBM Watson
By Tom Sullivan 09:34 am July 16, 2014
As IBM and Apple team up for a new "mobile first" platform, we could be seeing what happens when the power of Watson analytics is put into a smartphone to be queried like Siri at the point of care.
Closeup of tire on road
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am July 14, 2014
As David Blumenthal, MD, sees it, Stage 2 is where the rubber meets the road for the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program -- the government's grand scheme to drag the American healthcare system, kicking and screaming, into the 21st Century. But, is it proving to be just too much for most providers?
By Diana Manos 09:28 am June 30, 2014
Call it big data bloodlust: The more health information being generated by a growing contingency of apps, devices, electronic health records, mHealth sensors and wearables, the broader and stronger the desire for that data becomes.
By Bernie Monegain 11:28 am June 26, 2014
As David Blumenthal, MD, sees it, Stage 2 is where the rubber meets the road for the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program -- the government's grand scheme to turn the American healthcare system on its head.
Illustration of businessman with sword and shield
By Mike Miliard 10:37 am June 26, 2014
Another group of health IT powerhouses is joining forces to compete with Epic and IBM for the Department of Defense's lucrative $11 billion system modernization contract.
By Bernie Monegain 09:55 am June 26, 2014
If you had to guess which three EMR vendors increased their market share in 2013, you'd probably be right. Cerner, Epic and MEDITECH. Slam dunk.
IBM headquarters
By Erin McCann 10:51 am June 11, 2014
With its sights set on a Department of Defense deal, technology giant IBM announced Tuesday it was teaming up with EHR behemoth Epic Systems to compete for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract. The DHMSM is slated to replace the current Military Health System and will serve some 9.7 million beneficiaries.
Private property sign on fence
By Erin McCann 10:36 am June 04, 2014
Healthcare's all about the patients, right? But far too often, there's a disconnect -- the idea that the care ends when the patient exits the building or a diagnosis is made, the idea that clinical deals with clinical and information technology deals with IT.

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