Current Headlines

  1. Microsoft Launches Initiative To Leverage AI To “Solve” Cancer
    9/27/2016

    New set of initiatives will focus on applying artificial intelligence to healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. EMR Landscape Is Still Not A Level Playing Field For Small Tech Vendors
    9/27/2016

    Report finds lack of real-interoperability particularly for smaller vendors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. One Quarter Of Patients Have Sent A Photo To Their Doctors For Diagnosis
    9/26/2016

    Rise of smartphone use among patients provides new opportunities for healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Walgreens Adds Virtual Dermatology To Telehealth Offerings
    9/26/2016

    Iagnosis’ DermatologistOnCall allows patients to get advice for skin conditions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Rural Hospital CIO Honored With Public Policy Award
    9/26/2016

    A longtime advocate for providers in small and rural communities, Randy McCleese, LCHIME, CHCIO, recently was honored as the winner of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive’s Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership.

  6. EHR Contract Guide And Health IT Playbook Help Clinicians And Hospitals Get The Most Out Of Health Information Technology
    9/26/2016

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released two practical, easy-to-understand tools to help health care providers get the most out of their health information technology (health IT), such as electronic health records (EHRs): an EHR contract guide and a newly expanded Health IT Playbook.

  7. St. Luke’s University Health Network Goes Live With Caradigm Care Management To Support Bundled Payments For Care Improvement
    9/22/2016

    Caradigm, a leader in enterprise population health, recently announced that St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) has implemented Caradigm Care Management software to support its participation in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) program.

  8. ZirMed Ranks #1 For End-To-End RCM In 2016 Black Book Report For Fifth Consecutive Year
    9/21/2016

    ZirMed, a recognized leader in revenue cycle software and predictive analytics, was again ranked #1 in the Black Book Rankings 2016 User Survey.

  9. AHN Cancer Institute, Johns Hopkins To Provide Molecular Testing For Late-Stage Cancer Patients
    9/20/2016

    Collaboration will help identify mutations and hone treatment protocols. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Cancer Moonshot’s Blue Ribbon Panel Releases Recommendations For Research
    9/20/2016

    Report lists 10 compelling research opportunities for advancing cancer treatment. By Christine Kern, contributing writer