St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. takes on big EMR change.
By Mike Miliard 05:17 am March 04, 2014
With two hospitals, 800 physicians and more vendors than you can count on two hands and two feet, Hartford, Conn.-based St. Francis Care has a tall order when it comes to data sharing and care coordination.
Black Book Rankings lists top EHRs.
By Erin McCann 06:33 am February 28, 2014
Black Book Rankings has unveiled its top-ranked EHRs for 2014, scoring vendors across six different client experience categories.
Deb Fischer
By Eric Wicklund 10:07 am February 18, 2014
A proposed bill that aims to reduce regulatory burden in healthcare IT is drawing backlash from mHealth advocates who feel it may endanger lives and decimate the industry. Sponsors say the bill would prioritize the FDA's attention to technologies that pose the greatest health risk, rather than giving the agency broad authority over "low-risk...
By Mike Miliard 10:37 am February 11, 2014
Independent Maine Sen. Angus King and Republican Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer have introduced legislation they say will reduce regulatory burden on the health IT industry and protect jobs.
William Check, NCTA's chief technology officer
By Anthony Brino 10:38 am February 07, 2014
A health IT consultant described the "Tower of Babel"-eqsue barrier she encounters coordinating disparate EHR systems to a panel at the Health Innovation Day conference. William Check, CTO at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association responded: "What you just described could have been the cable industries. It's amazing the parallel...
Giovanni Colella, MD, co-founder and CEO of Castlight.
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am February 06, 2014
Castlight Health, whose technology aims to bring better clarity to healthcare pricing, has quietly filed with the Securities Exchange Commission for an initial public offering anticipated to be valued around $2 billion.
By InterSystems 02:43 pm January 29, 2014
M. Turner Billingsley, MD, FACEP, brings a unique combination of medical and technology expertise as well as thought leadership to the position of Chief Medical Officer at InterSystems.
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am January 21, 2014
KLAS identifies three EMR leaders after interviewing providers using products from Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, e-MDs, Epic, GE, Greenway Medical, McKesson, MEDITECH, NextGen and SRSsoft.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
"I'm surprised that we continue to see the status quo in revenue cycle management," says Sean Wieland, managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
By now, the term health information exchange has evolved to the point where it has a wide array of meanings. The fact that more varieties of health data are being shared across more platforms with more people is a good thing, from anyone's perspective.

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