HIT Market

Report: Clinical Health IT Market to Near $20B in 2019

May 26, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The clinical health IT market is expected to reach $19.7 billion in 2019, according to a recent report from BCC Research.

Sutter Health Announces Digital Health Collaboration With Biopharmaceutical Company

May 26, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
The northern Calif.-based Sutter Health has announced a collaboration with the Ridgefield, Conn.-based biopharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim that will explore and test the value of digital health solutions, mobile technologies, and insights from advanced...

Vendor News: Alere Sells Off Analytics; Welltok Makes Acquisition

May 22, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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Alere, a Waltham, Mass.-based diagnostics vendor, continues to sell off its analytics and population health products, unloading Alere Analytics to Lowell, Mass.-based Persivia.

Applauding Organizational Bravery

May 22, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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It takes a lot of guts for an organization to raise their hand, admit they screwed up, and talk about that mistake at length. Here's to one organization that recently did that AND more.

Survey: Usual Suspects Dominating EHR Vendor Market for Larger Practices

May 21, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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A select few companies are dominating the large practice electronic health record (EHR) vendor market, according to a recent survey of clinicians.

Report: Global Telemedicine Market Poised for Significant Growth

May 21, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global market for telemedicine technologies, including hardware, software, and services, stood at $17.8 billion in 2014, and is anticipated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 18.4 percent through 2020, according to a new report from Research and...

Allscripts Lays Off 250 Employees

May 20, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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The Chicago-based electronic health records (EHR) vendor, Allscripts is laying off 250 employees, or 3.5 percent of its workforce.

Two Major Texas HIEs Planning Merger

May 19, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Two major health information exchanges (HIEs) in Texas are planning a merger that would bring together the electronic health records (EHRs) of millions of state residents, according to various news media reports.

Washington Debrief: Cures Bill Addresses Interoperability, Information Blocking and Threatens Decertification

May 18, 2015   |  Leslie Kriegstein, Interim Vice President of Public Policy
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A bill that would establish new criteria for interoperability cleared the first hurdle toward passage last week, as the 21st Century Cures initiative was unanimously approved by the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee. The proposed legislation contains a...

An Exclusive Interview with Robert Wachter, Author of Digital Doctor (Part 2 of 2)

May 15, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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Part two of HCI's interview with Robert Wachter, M.D., author of Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age. He talks alert fatigue, Epic vs. athenahealth, and meaningful use.

Fujifilm’s Acquisition of TeraMedica Marks Further Consolidation in Imaging Informatics Market

May 14, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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In a sign of ongoing consolidation in the imaging informatics market, Fujifilm Medical Systems USA announced on May 13 that it was acquiring vendor-neutral archive (VNA) software firm TeraMedica

ONC Announces Winners of R&D Pilot Challenge

May 13, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has announced the six winners of its inaugural ONC Market R&D Pilot Challenge, which aims to bring together healthcare organizations and innovative companies through pilot funding awards and...
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