Current Headlines

  1. UPMC-Backed Evolent Health Files $100 Million IPO
    5/25/2015

    Tech firm joins digital health peers Inovalon and Teladoc in the telehealth investment boom. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Breaches Cost Healthcare $6 Billion Annually
    5/25/2015

    A Ponemon Institute report indicates cyber criminals have increased their attacks on healthcare 125 percent, costing the industry $6 billion annually. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Telehealth Pilot Shortens Hospital Stays By 24 Days
    5/25/2015

    Fewer admissions and shortened stays are just two of the benefits of Banner Health's Intensive Ambulatory Care pilot program, according to a review from the hospital. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. EHR Lawsuits Double
    5/22/2015

    From 2013 to 2014, EHR-related lawsuits reportedly doubled across the U.S. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Cloud Initiatives Key Driver In Network Security Operations
    5/22/2015

    Report addresses evolving security challenges that accompany migration to the cloud. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. EHRA Recommends Changes To ONC’s Standards Advisory Proposal
    5/22/2015

    While the EHRA is in agreement with most of the ONC’s Standards Advisory Proposal, the organization has some recommendations to the proposal’s intended use, specifically when it comes to refining it in order to avoid misinterpretations. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. EHR-Based Clinical Trial Network Launched
    5/21/2015

    The aim of the partnership is to simplify physician searches for appropriate clinical trials.By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. HIMSS Survey: Nurses ‘Won’t Go Back To Paper’
    5/21/2015

    According to a survey conducted by HIMSS in honor of Nurses Week, the majority of nurses wouldn’t go back to the way records were before EHR implementation. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Medication Management System Improves Operational Efficiency At Erlanger
    5/21/2015

    Omnicell technology will aid patient safety and help Erlanger reach their operational goals By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Physician Practices Begin Billing Medicare For Chronic Care Management Services
    5/21/2015

    Kryptiq, a market leader in population health management, today announced that innovative provider organizations have begun using Central Worklist, its cloud-based care team tasking engine, to bill Medicare for chronic care management (CCM) services. These clinics will be among the first to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) CCM program.

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