Current Headlines

  1. Calgary Robot Surprises Pediatric Patients At Nebraska Medicine
    9/27/2015

    When we discovered that one of our technology providers, Calgary Scientific, had a DoubleRobotics robot just like ours, we hatched an idea. By Guest Author, Kyle Hall, Telehealth Coordinator, Nebraska Medicine

  2. Algorithm Could Predict Sepsis In At-Risk Patients
    9/2/2015

    Johns Hopkins researchers have developed an algorithm combining 27 factors to assess patient risk. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Open Notes Access Good For Patient Safety
    9/2/2015

    The Open Notes initiative which allows patients to access their doctors’ notes in the EHR has the potential to increase safety and care quality. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Press Ganey Acquires Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI)
    9/1/2015

    Press Ganey recently announced the acquisition of Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI), a leading patient safety and reliability consulting and coaching firm.

  5. MGMA Calls On CMS To Extend 2015 Meaningful Use Reporting Period
    9/1/2015

    Medical group practices are asking, ‘Where is the final rule?’ Despite the April publication of a proposed rule outlining changes to Stage 2 of the EHR Incentive (meaningful use) Program, group practices and their EHR vendor partners have been forced to wait for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue final program specifications before they can move forward.

  6. Despite Healthcare Changes, Physicians Remain Happy
    9/1/2015

    Even with the ICD-10 coding transition looming, the rules governing "meaningful use" of their EHRs in a state of flux, and the constant shift in their reimbursement from volume to value, U.S. physicians are still happy in their careers.

  7. Healthcare Convergence Seen In New Approach To Cancer Care
    9/1/2015

    GuardantHealth and Flatiron Health have teamed up to create a new personalized cancer care platform. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Physician’s Opinions Of EHRs Worsen
    9/1/2015

    Physician satisfaction with EHRs has not improved over the last five years. In fact, experts say the situation has actually gotten wors. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Emerus Announces Significant Strategic Investment By Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
    9/1/2015

    Emerus Holdings, a national and innovative leader in the delivery of emergent, inpatient and diagnostic care in partnership with leading health systems, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a strategic investment from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (Welsh Carson), a leading health care investment firm.

  10. ITelagen Revolutionizes The Delivery Of Pain Management Care With PainCare™
    9/1/2015

    ITelagen, LLC, a leading provider of healthcare IT support and system administration has developed PainCare™, a series of Pain Management-focused templates geared toward enhancing the use of EHR for Pain Management specialists.

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