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next-gen interoperability
By Bill Siwicki 09:35 am June 27, 2018
Healthcare has struggled with data sharing for a long time but, even still, experts said the future will be robust as emerging technologies and standards become more common.
Sponsored
By 08:10 am June 27, 2018
It’s now no longer a question of, “Should we move to the cloud?” Today, the focus is on when and how to move to virtualization.
Veterans Affairs Cerner EHR install will go live by 2020

Chairman Phil Roe, MD, speaks during the House Committee on Veterans Affairs hearing on Tuesday. Credit: Veterans.house.gov

By Jessica Davis 02:41 pm June 26, 2018
But several representatives pressed the department on the “staggering” cost of the project during the VA House Committee meeting.
CMS creates CHIO position to lead interoperability push
By Jessica Davis 01:27 pm June 26, 2018
The CHIO will support health IT management and technology innovation policy within the agency, while coordinating those efforts among staff.
Outcome Health founders step down from board

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By Jessica Davis 12:53 pm June 26, 2018
Following a tumultuous year stemming from reports that claimed Outcome Health misled investors, Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal stepped down to “provide clear leadership transition.”
Patient matching will lead to interoperability says Pew Research
By Bernie Monegain 10:30 am June 26, 2018
In a letter to CMS, Pew says patient matching unlocks critical information, but identification is often elusive and better standards are needed.
next generation of clinical communication is real-time location and mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:35 am June 26, 2018
Here are the features and functionality clinical communication tool vendors think will emerge next.
Athenahealth should it sell company or keep it

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By Bernie Monegain 01:11 pm June 25, 2018
We asked for your thoughts on athenahealth’s next steps now that Jonathan Bush stepped down as CEO, and the resounding majority said athenahealth should not sell to Elliott Management.
Phoenix Children's structured EHRs to be disease specific to improve care

Phoenix Children's Hospital. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 10:31 am June 25, 2018
An automated system within its EHR enables clinicians to capture 99 percent of notes in a structured format, as opposed to free-text, virtually eliminating the need for transcription and making EHR content more searchable.
FDA's Pre-Certtification draft

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By Jonah Comstock 09:27 am June 25, 2018
The new guidance suggests that new KPI standards in 12 categories to allow companies to test regardless of whether they already have a device on the market.

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