Current Headlines

  1. Online Healthcare Billing In High Demand
    5/27/2015

    A PwC report indicates patients are increasingly frustrated by hospital billing systems which rely heavily on paper and phone calls. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Taking The Pulse Of Community Hospitals
    5/27/2015

    The Health IT Outcomes annual survey of community hospitals aims to identify the unique challenges faced by those facilities. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. CMS Pays Out Nearly $14 Million In Telemedicine Reimbursement
    5/27/2015

    As payer coverage for telemedicine expands, telehealth gains ground in healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Can The Cloud Facilitate Interoperability?
    5/26/2015

    Managing and sharing the increasing amount of data being generated may be made easier by leveraging cloud technology. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Frequent ePrescribing Cuts ADEs Significantly
    5/26/2015

    Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) were significantly reduced when E-Prescribing was used frequently, according to a new study. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Cancer Research? Elementary, My Dear Watson
    5/26/2015

    IBM announced it will partner its Watson supercomputer with 14 health systems in order to further cancer research. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Memorial Health System Enrolls 84 Coders In Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM For Coding Professionals Course
    5/26/2015

    Memorial Health System, located in southeastern Ohio, is enrolling a large number of coders in Libman Education’s ICD-10 readiness course ICD-10-CM for Coding Professionals, authored by nationally recognized ICD-10 expert Gail I.

  8. Allscripts Expands Patient Administration System Presence In United Kingdom
    5/26/2015

    Allscripts is pleased to announce East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust have each signed an agreement to deploy Allscripts PASTM.

  9. Introducing Health Catalyst Academy: An Innovative Approach For Accelerating Outcomes Improvement
    5/26/2015

    Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, recently launched Health Catalyst Academy, an immersive educational offering designed to help health systems build the internal capacity to exponentially improve their clinical quality and operational efficiency.

  10. RightPatient And HealthCast Form Strategic Alliance To Provide Best-Of-Breed Biometric Patient Identification And Single-Sign-On (SSO) Solutions To Healthcare Industry
    5/26/2015

    RightPatient and HealthCast, Inc. announced they have entered into a strategic alliance that combines a powerful biometric patient identification and patient safety platform with the #1 ranked single sign-on (SSO) solution (KLAS, 2014) to simplify and secure access to personal health information (PHI), automate workflows, prevent duplicate medical records, deter fraud, and increase operational efficiency. 

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