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strategic business goals for EHR cloud migration
By Gus Venditto 02:18 pm June 27, 2018
It is important that provider organizations develop a clear picture of their EHR migration objectives before choosing a CSP.
benefits of moving to cloud computing
By Gus Venditto 12:56 pm June 27, 2018
Healthcare IT managers are making the move to the cloud one step at a time, evaluating the success of each migrated application before preparing the next move.
Microsoft hires two healthcare leaders

From left, Jim Weinstein and Josh Mandel

By Bernie Monegain 12:27 pm June 27, 2018
Most recently, the software giant has delved into artificial intelligence and also has been exploring how best to move healthcare data to the cloud and keep it secure.
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

Credit: Outcome Health on Facebook

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.

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