Kaiser Permanente

By Healthcare IT News 09:26 am February 24, 2015
Healthcare privacy and security experts from around the United States will gather in San Diego March 5-6 to share information and strategize over how to combat cybercrime, insider threats and other pressing challenges to patient data.
Doc with device
By Tom Sullivan 10:35 am February 18, 2015
Pulling together analytics, population health functions and care coordination, Virtual Health's new platform overlays existing silos to help organizations better manage cost-sharing.
By Erin McCann 10:47 am February 11, 2015
One of the nation's largest healthcare systems has officially named its new chief information officer, who will lead the IT arm of the 38-hospital health system.
All 350 of Kaiser Permanente's ambulatory clinics have reached Stage 7.
By Bernie Monegain 07:50 am January 26, 2015
After 350 giant steps, Kaiser has reached the pinnacle of HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
By Eric Wicklund 10:57 am January 16, 2015
A strike of some 3,300 Kaiser Permanente employees over one department's understaffing issues may be giving telehealth services a huge, unintended boost.
By Bernie Monegain 09:37 am January 15, 2015
Google is a key contender -- part of the PwC team -- bidding on the massive 10-year federal contract to build an electronic health record system for the Department of Defense. PwC announced the collaboration on Thursday.
By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am January 12, 2015
"I don't think I've been to a health system or even a country in the last couple of years where the Triple Aim isn't in the mission or in the strategic plan," says Maureen Bisognano, president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Those strategies are starting show results when it comes to quality and safety.
Plastic soldiers
By Bernie Monegain 10:01 am January 09, 2015
Epic and IBM, which have teamed up to win the massive federal contract to replace the Department of Defense's ailing electronic health record system, revealed this week they would not be going it alone: They've recruited a small army of healthcare experts, including a CIO and a patient advocate, to help give them an edge.

Tom Delbanco, MD

By Mike Miliard 10:35 am January 08, 2015
OpenNotes launched in 2010 as a here-goes-nothing pilot program at three select providers. Since then, despite some initial physician resistance, the number of patients with easy electronic access to their doctors' notes has grown 250-fold. Now comes the real goal, says OpenNotes co-director Tom Delbanco, MD: making that transparency "the...
Dan Burton
By Bernie Monegain 10:55 am January 06, 2015
In what Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton calls a groundbreaking deal, Minneapolis-based health system Allina Health -- Health Catalyst's first client -- will invest $100 million in the data warehousing company, committing to work with it on a 10-year initiative to build a new model for improving outcomes system-wide.

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