Current Headlines

  1. Massachusetts Efforts To Reduce Readmission Rates Produce Mixed Results
    7/7/2015

    A Center for Health Information and Analysis report finds that while unplanned readmissions fell, wide variations also existed. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Top 5 HIT Trends Identified
    7/7/2015

    An Accenture report identifies the top five trends in health IT for healthcare systems. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Medical Center Expected To Be Pinnacle Of Patient Safety, Innovation
    7/7/2015

    LCMC has tapped Omnicell medication automation and workflow solutions for new medical center. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. CMS And AMA Announce Efforts To Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10
    7/7/2015

    With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are announcing efforts to continue to help physicians get ready ahead of the October 1 deadline.

  5. Welch Allyn Achieves Certification For RetinaVueT Network
    7/7/2015

    Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company, announced that its RetinaVue Network application is now certified for users of Allscripts TouchWorks EHR through the award-winning Allscripts Developer Program (ADP). 

  6. 1 In 4 Own A Connected Health Device
    7/6/2015

    Of broadband equipped households across America, one quarter report owning a connected health device. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Global Home Healthcare Market To Reach $355.3 Billion By 2020
    7/6/2015

    This market growth is fueled by the rapid emergence of telehealth and other developing technologies. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. CommonWell Health Alliance Expands With New Vendors And HIEs
    7/6/2015

    The expansion is expected to help support meaningful interoperability. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. MU, Cerner Renew Commitment To Improve Wellness And Care Throughout Missouri
    7/6/2015

    After nearly two decades of collaboration to shape University of Missouri Health Care into a national leader in health information technology, the University of Missouri (MU) and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, recently announced plans to extend their relationship through 2025.

  10. VC Funding In Healthcare IT Comes In At $1.2 B In Q2 2015, Reports Mercom Capital Group
    7/6/2015

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) Digital Health sector for the second quarter of 2015. Mercom’s comprehensive report covers deals of all sizes across the globe.

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