Current Headlines

  1. Covenant Health Selects Cerner's Enterprise-Wide Clinical, Financial And Population Health IT System
    7/25/2016

    Covenant Health, an integrated not-for-profit health system based in eastern Tennessee, has selected Cerner’s comprehensive suite of integrated health care information technology (IT) solutions to support clinical, financial and population health management initiatives, resulting in a Clinically Driven Revenue Cycle across the enterprise’s acute hospitals and nearly 100 ambulatory facilities.

  2. HHS Issues Funding Opportunities For Information Sharing And Analysis Organization For Health And Public Health Sector
    7/25/2016

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) recently announced two cooperative agreement funding opportunities for an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) for the Healthcare and Public Health sector.

  3. Green Circle Health Announced Among Winners Of ONC’s Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge
    7/25/2016

    Green Circle Health (GCH) announced that it was recognized as a Phase 1 winner in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Consumer Health Data Aggregator Challenge.

  4. Hospital Merger And Acquisition Activity Expands In First Half Of 2016, According To Kaufman Hall Analysis
    7/25/2016

    Hospital merger and acquisition activity remained strong in the first half of 2016, according to the latest analysis by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC, a leading provider of strategic, capital, financial, and transaction advisory services and software tools.

  5. Value-Based Care Payments Focuses More Attention On Population Health Management
    7/21/2016

    New suite of products helps healthcare providers address crucial population health issues. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Consumer Price-Comparison Tool For 49 Healthcare Procedures Released
    7/21/2016

    New tool provides price transparency for financially-strapped patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Ransomware Response Guidance Released
    7/20/2016

    OCR guidance is designed to help safeguard health information privacy. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Genotyping Service Offer Scientists Turn-Key Research Platform
    7/20/2016

    Service enables complete, cost-effective genotyping that informs participants. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. EHR Market Dominance Affects HIE Use
    7/19/2016

    Hospital HIE engagement is associated with vendor dominance, research shows. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. CMS Acting Director Slavitt Says MACRA Might See Delayed Implementation
    7/19/2016

    Testifying before the Senate Finance Committee, Slavitt admits start date could be pushed back. By Christine Kern, contributing writer