Current Headlines

  1. Medicare ACOs Continue To Improve Quality Of Care, Generate Shared Savings
    9/26/2015

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to generate financial savings while improving the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries by fostering greater collaboration between doctors, hospitals, and health care providers.

  2. Hospital HIE Improving
    8/31/2015

    According to a recent report, overall communication and data exchange between hospitals has increased in the last year. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Patient Engagement Boosted By Internet Tools
    8/31/2015

    Web-based platforms that offer information and allow communication between patients and providers boost engagement. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. The Millennial Patient: New Data Highlights Key Differences Between Millennial And Baby Boomer Healthcare Consumers
    8/31/2015

    Millennials overtook Baby Boomers this year as the largest living generation; and while Baby Boomers may currently consume most healthcare resources, the move to value-based care and increased focus on prevention is driving healthcare providers to better understand and reach Millennial patients.

  5. WEDI Announces Program For Annual Fall Conference: WEDI-Con 2015
    8/31/2015

    The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announces the agenda and open registration for its annual fall conference, WEDI-Con 2015.

  6. Can The ONC Achieve Full Interoperability In 10 Years?
    8/28/2015

    Very few doctors think so, according to a survey by document management company Scrypt. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Digital Health Center Coming To Denver
    8/28/2015

    Healthcare partnership has acquired a full city block of land in Denver’s RiNo area. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. The Sullivan Institute For Healthcare Innovation Releases Gaps In Care Survey
    8/28/2015

    The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation, which is dedicated to distributing health information technology innovation to transform quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery worldwide, announced the release of a new industry survey.

  9. Thrival Festival, UPMC Enterprises and the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute partner to attract, recruit local health and wellness-focused startups
    8/27/2015

    The Thrival Innovation + Music Festival is partnering with UPMC Enterprises and the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute to create an interactive workshop on Thursday, September 24, focused on health and wellness-related startups interested in investment, mentorship, and capacity-building opportunities with the global health system.

  10. American Well Kiosks Expand Healthcare Access
    8/27/2015

    Telehealth kiosks are rapidly becoming a key part of national employer healthcare programs, retail healthcare, and health system outreach strategies, according to telehealth leader American Well. In fact, consultancy IHS projects the U.S. market for healthcare kiosks will rise from roughly 10,000 kiosks in 2015 to over 36,000 annually by 2020.

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