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  1. WEDI Releases Issue Brief On Introduction To Telehealth Codes
    1/10/2017

    WEDI, the nation’s leading authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of an educational issue brief on an Introduction to Telehealth Codes.

  2. Cal INDEX And Inland Empire HIE Will Merge To Form California's Largest Health Information Exchange; Former White House Technology Advisor Named CEO
    1/10/2017

    The California Integrated Data Exchange (Cal INDEX) and Inland Empire Health Information Exchange (IEHIE) recently announced a planned merger that will create one of the nation’s most comprehensive nonprofit health information exchanges (HIEs).

  3. IBM And Illumina Partner To Standardize Genomic Data Interpretation
    1/9/2017

    IBM Watson Health and Illumina, Inc. recently announced a groundbreaking partnership to expand access to genome data interpretation by integrating Watson for Genomics into Illumina’s BaseSpace Sequence Hub and tumor sequencing process. The collaboration is designed to help standardize and simplify genomic data interpretation.

  4. Pamela Arora Named John E. Gall, Jr. CIO Of The Year
    1/9/2017

    Pamela Arora’s goal is simple: ensure that clinicians at Children’s Health have the resources and information they need to provide the best care possible for patients.

  5. Revealing The Billion-Dollar Growth Opportunities In The Global Healthcare Industry By 2025
    1/9/2017

    The global healthcare industry is undergoing rapid transformation. By 2025, the healthcare ecosystem is expected to look drastically different from recently.

  6. KLAS Report On Population Health Management Companies Identifies Health Catalyst As Highest Rated Preliminary Vendor
    1/5/2017

    The respected healthcare technology research firm KLAS has rated Health Catalyst the highest among early “preliminary data” population health companies profiled in its new report, “Population Health Management 2016: The Training Wheels Are Off,” released Jan. 3.

  7. Physicians Now Have Access To Minor Patient Health Data Through Clinical Information Exchange
    1/4/2017

    As a result of a change in New York State policy, participating providers can now securely access data through Western New York’s clinical information exchange for minor patients 10 – 17 years of age.

  8. MGMA's Statement On Affordable Care Act
    1/3/2017

    "MGMA looks forward to the opportunity to work with the new Congress and Administration as they consider policy alternatives to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  9. EHNAC Announces Finalized 2017 Accreditation Criteria Versions For 18 Accreditation Programs
    1/3/2017

    The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, announced recently the release of new versions for its 18 accreditation programs for use starting January 1, 2017.

  10. 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory Released
    12/20/2016

    The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released the 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA).