Current Headlines

  1. 85% Of Medicare MU Early Adopters Successfully Attested
    4/23/2014

    CMS raw data shows majority of Medicare MU early adopters attested for 2011-2013. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. ACOs Need Better EMRs
    4/23/2014

    KLAS survey finds EMRs aren’t meeting the needs of most ACOs. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. CMS Mum On ICD-10 Transition Date Despite Pressures
    4/23/2014

    Coalition presses CMS to solidify October 2015 transition date. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. ICD-10 Delay Disappoints 58% Of Healthcare Organizations
    4/23/2014

    Surprisingly, the majority of healthcare organizations report feeling disappointed by the recent decision to delay the ICD-10 deadline. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Report Shows 2013 Health Spending Up
    4/23/2014

    After year of “self-rationing,” individuals returning to healthcare in 2013. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. University Of Utah Health Care's Online Physician Reviews Continue To Lead Transparency Efforts In Academic Medicine
    4/23/2014

    As other health care systems around the country prepare to follow in the footsteps of University of Utah Health Care —the first hospital system in the country to post online physician reviews and comments —Utah's only academic medical center is reporting new data about the innovative venture it launched in December 2012.

  7. Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report Identifies More Focused, Effective Way To Fight Cyberthreats
    4/23/2014

    Verizon security researchers, using advanced analytical techniques, have found that 92 percent of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed over the past ten years can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry.

  8. Two Of State’s Largest Health Information Networks Connect For The First Time, Enabling Secure Transfer Of Health Data Across Texas
    4/23/2014

    The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) recently announced that two of the state’s largest local health information networks took an important step in leveraging technology to connect patients, doctors and hospitals through Greater Houston Healthconnect (HEALTHCONNECT) and Integrated Care Collaboration (ICC) of Austin.

  9. Accenture Introduces Predictive Health Intelligence Solutions To Help Life Sciences Companies Improve Patient And Economic Outcomes
    4/23/2014

    Accenture has launched Predictive Health Intelligence, a comprehensive set of analytics solutions to help global life sciences companies determine the precise combination of treatments and services that can lead to better patient, provider, and economic outcomes.

  10. Wellcentive Named A Population Health Management Leader In IDC MarketScape Report
    4/23/2014

    Wellcentive, the industry forerunner in end-to-end population health management (PHM) and transformative data analytics for healthcare organizations, was named a Leader in IDC Health Insights' new report, "IDC MarketScape: U.S. Population Health Management 2014 Vendor Assessment.