News Feature | June 9, 2015

Health IT In May: A Look Back

John Oncea

By John Oncea, Digital Editorial Director

Top 10

What was most important to our readers in May? Take a look back at last month by reviewing the 10 most popular articles that appeared on Health IT Outcomes.

  1. Top 10 Pure Big Data Companies Revealed
    A Wikibon report identifies the companies it found are doing the most with Big Data solutions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  2. Telehealth Pilot Shortens Hospital Stays By 24 Days
    Fewer admissions and shortened stays are just two of the benefits of Banner Health's Intensive Ambulatory Care pilot program, according to a review from the hospital. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
  3. Teladoc To Launch IPO Despite Texas Setbacks
    Despite the passing of restrictive telemedicine rules in Texas, Teladoc still plans to go public. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  4. UPMC-Backed Evolent Health Files $100 Million IPO
    Tech firm joins digital health peers Inovalon and Teladoc in the telehealth investment boom. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  5. Healthcare Execs: Telemedicine A High Priority
    REACH Health's inaugural telemedicine survey asked healthcare professionals their priorities, objectives, and challenges and found executives wanttelemedicine in 2015. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
  6. Practice Fusion Launches EHR Initiatives
    The initiative will offer providers insight and clinical decision information for patient populations with respiratory conditions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  7. Data Breach Compromises PHI Of 39,000 At Seton Healthcare Family
    Healthcare provider emails are far less secure than other industries. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  8. PHI Breaches Soared By 138% In 2013
    Redspin Breach Report Sees Personal Data Breaches Skyrocket. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  9. DoD Narrows Field For $11 Billion EHR Contract
    Narrowing of solicitation notice knocks PwC and others out of the pool. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
  10. Home Health Technology Use Will ‘Skyrocket’ By 2020
    Tractica estimates some 78 million consumers will engage some form of home health technologies. By Christine Kern, contributing writer