Current Headlines

  1. GAO: Expansion Dollars For Health Plans May Be Costly
    9/18/2014

    Both the Arkansas and Iowa programs are costing more than anticipated. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Mobile Notification App Thwarts Threats
    9/18/2014

    Acute and ambulatory locations in a Colorado army hospital deploy network-centric crisis communication solution to increase patient and staff safety. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  3. Providers Lose 4 Hours Weekly Using EHRs
    9/18/2014

    After EHR Implementation, doctors are losing an average of 4 hours each week tending to the new technology. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. HHS Provides Additional EHR Certification Flexibility
    9/18/2014

    New Final Rule Adds Clarity and Improvements Through Optional and Revised Criteria. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. CHIME Members Say Analytics Are Top Priority
    9/18/2014

    A survey of CHIME senior IT executives revealed analytics as their top IT priority. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. HHS Announces $60 Million In Navigator Grants
    9/18/2014

    The grants are designed to facilitate signups in the health insurance marketplace. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. MedeAnalytics Unveils New Revenue Integrity Solution To Support The Transition To Value-Based Healthcare
    9/17/2014

    MedeAnalytics today unveils Revenue Integrity, its newest data analytics solution that brings complete visibility to a provider's "mid-cycle" to optimize revenue and minimize risks in an ever-evolving reimbursement landscape. Powered by the industry's leading big data platform, Revenue Integrity brings transparency to the critical point between patient access and the business office where clinical operations impact revenue. The solution will improve revenue capture, minimize audit risk and prepare providers for ICD-10 and beyond. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern), one of the leading medical education and biomedical research institutions in the United States, will be the first to implement the solution in early October.

  8. McKesson Care Manager Enables Holistic Patient Care
    9/17/2014

    As health systems and networks move toward value-based care and assume increasing responsibility for the health outcomes of large populations, the need for effective care management programs becomes a fundamental component of any population health program.

  9. New Mobile Apps Support Education, Safety, And Adherence Needs Of Seizure Patients
    9/17/2014

    Adherent Health, LLC, a mobile health engagement advisory specializing in medication safe-use, adherence, and health outcomes attainment, announced today the introduction of patient support apps for two novel medications used in the treatment of seizures and epilepsy, Oxtellar XR (oxcarbazapine extended-release tablets) and Trokendi XR (topiramate extended-release capsules).

  10. Inova Health System Utilizes Next Generation Technology For Secure Patient Authentication
    9/17/2014

    Inova Health System has integrated a next generation technology for electronic authentication and identity management, giving patients more secure, privacy enhanced online access to their health information and services.

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