Legislation introduced on Oct. 6 from U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) focuses on making health IT systems accountable for their performance in three key areas: security, usability, and interoperability.
Record levels of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are changing the U.S. healthcare landscape, but if healthcare providers don’t oversee these transactions with an investment portfolio manager mindset, they could be leaving money at the table, according to a new...
Qualcomm Inc., though its Life subsidiary, has acquired Capsule Technologie, an Andover, Mass.-based provider of medical device integration and clinical data management solutions with more than 1,930 hospital clients in 38 countries.
Boston-based Partners HealthCare and Salt Lake City, Utah-based healthcare data warehousing and analytics vendor Health Catalyst have collaborated on a $30 million population health management (PHM) strategic initiative.
The massive U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) electronic health record (EHR) contract that was awarded in July to a team led by Cerner Corp. will create a new benchmark for ROI in the market for EHRs in large healthcare systems, according to recent analysis from...
Customer relationship management company Salesforce has introduced a new healthcare platform, with the aim to help healthcare providers go beyond health records and build stronger relationships with patients.
The Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC), a provider-led initiative to launch a next-generation interoperability platform, announced the commitment of two initial founding members: Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare and LSU Health Care...
Despite the public at times thinking otherwise, no single health IT vendor has outright dominated the electronic medical record (EMR) market, according to healthcare market research publisher Kalorama Information.
HealthSpot, a telehealth provider in retail clinic settings, this week demonstrated point-of-care lab technology from Samsung that analyzes patients’ blood while they wait, using a drop of blood from a finger stick.
There appears to be a shift upward in physician experience across the large practice and clinic sector when it comes to electronic health record (EHR) satisfaction, according to an annual survey by Black Book Market Research.