By Bernie Monegain 08:26 am December 26, 2012
More than 200 hospitals of fewer than 200 beds are changing or replacing their hospital health information systems, according to a new survey from research firm KLAS.
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am November 27, 2012
With reports on MRI, PACS and CT released this week at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting, research firm KLAS provides insight into these imaging markets.
By Erin McCann 08:47 am November 21, 2012
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be hazardous to your company's health, business experts often warn. In the realm of health IT, this maxim is no less true.
By Erin McCann 10:57 am November 14, 2012
Optimizing patient flow throughout various healthcare settings continues to be a critical objective for hospitals, with nearly a third of industry officials planning to invest in patient flow solutions.
By Mike Miliard 10:05 am November 06, 2012
Like most smart health IT vendors, McKesson is preparing for a brave new world of value-based care. Toward that end, the healthcare giant made a couple of strategic acquisitions just a week apart earlier this fall.
By Erin McCann 10:44 am October 01, 2012
Nearly half of U.S. physician groups plan to join a health information exchange (HIE), according to the findings of a new CapSite ambulatory EHR report released Friday.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm September 24, 2012
With an eye toward a future of accountable care and value-based reimbursement, McKesson on Monday announced that it will acquire Waltham, Mass.-based MedVentive, which develops risk management and population health technology.
By Bernie Monegain 10:48 am September 24, 2012
As hospitals, physicians and insurers partner to create accountable care organizations (ACOs), a recent Black Book Rankings survey reveals that 96 percent of organization executives are acquiring new technology. Start-up ACO's anticipate $500 million in spending within the first year, according to the survey.
By Fred Schulte 09:42 am September 24, 2012
Electronic medical records, long touted by government officials as a critical tool for cutting healthcare costs, appear to be prompting some doctors and hospitals to bill higher fees to Medicare for treating seniors.
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am September 21, 2012
Epic Systems CEO Judy Faulkner and Cerner Chairman, CEO and President Neal Patterson are among the 400 wealthiest people in America, listed with well-known billionaires such as Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.

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