Current Headlines

  1. Massachusetts Efforts To Reduce Readmission Rates Produce Mixed Results

    A Center for Health Information and Analysis report finds that while unplanned readmissions fell, wide variations also existed. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Top 5 HIT Trends Identified

    An Accenture report identifies the top five trends in health IT for healthcare systems. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Medical Center Expected To Be Pinnacle Of Patient Safety, Innovation

    LCMC has tapped Omnicell medication automation and workflow solutions for new medical center. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. CMS And AMA Announce Efforts To Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10

    With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are announcing efforts to continue to help physicians get ready ahead of the October 1 deadline.

  5. 1 In 4 Own A Connected Health Device

    Of broadband equipped households across America, one quarter report owning a connected health device. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Global Home Healthcare Market To Reach $355.3 Billion By 2020

    This market growth is fueled by the rapid emergence of telehealth and other developing technologies. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. CommonWell Health Alliance Expands With New Vendors And HIEs

    The expansion is expected to help support meaningful interoperability. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. MU, Cerner Renew Commitment To Improve Wellness And Care Throughout Missouri

    After nearly two decades of collaboration to shape University of Missouri Health Care into a national leader in health information technology, the University of Missouri (MU) and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, recently announced plans to extend their relationship through 2025.

  9. UbiCare And Partner To Increase Patient Access To Care Throughout The Continuum

    UbiCare, an award-winning digital healthcare communications and technology company, and MedSelfEd, Inc. d/b/a patient education video producers, have formed a partnership to build strategic connections for one another’s clients and provide access to patient engagement and education throughout the full care continuum—before, during and after surgery.

  10. Cleveland Clinic Brings Virtual Visits To Smartphones

    A consultation is never more than a few seconds away with Cleveland Clinic’s latest app. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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