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Amazon Web Services now hosting Change Healthcare’s blockchain tech in the cloud

Change Healthcare on Tuesday said that its blockchain-enabled Intelligent Healthcare Network will be available on Amazon Web Services.

Change’s network enables blockchain technologies for more secure and efficient financial transactions throughout the claims process.

How Texas Tech health built an app for alternative payment models

When its EHR vendor wasn’t going to be ready until 2020, the IT team took matters into its own hands in a low-budget open source project that is already paying off.

Mobile health app boosts HCAHPS scores, lowers costs at South Shore Health System

The pregnancy app, developed in-house with some help, allowed the hospital to improve its OB-maternity HCAHPS by 68 percent – and cut printing costs for paper handouts by half.

Epic, Cerner, Allscripts gaining traction in a European EHR market that's in competitive flux

KLAS assesses regional preferences across one of the most dynamic and competitive health IT markets in the world.

Healthcare is ready to invest in blockchain as new business cases emerge

The technology is "getting closer to its breakout moment," says Deloitte, whose new survey finds healthcare organizations seeing "disruption" on the horizon and preparing to spend accordingly.

How telehealth can improve the hospital revenue cycle

Among the lesser-known benefits of telehealth are its abilities to help hospitals strengthen a provider’s billing and payment collections.

KLAS says Epic leading advanced analytics integration, others making progress

Whether its vendors developing tools focused on specific clinical and financial use cases, or enterprise-wide platforms from Epic and Cerner, there's no shortage of analytics tools for IT decision-makers to consider.

Optum secures a piece of $50 billion government IT contract

OptumRx is changing its medication containers for temperature-sensitive prescriptions for home delivery to renewable cotton that is biodegradable, compostable, reusable and recyclable.

Cloud-based PACS system cuts imaging costs by half for rural hospital

Republic County Hospital in Kansas freed itself from buying new equipment every few years and improved the software’s ease of use for clinicians.