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Survey: Only One-Third of Hospitals Using Predictive Analytics, Lack of Tools Cited as Top Barrier to Adoption

September 7, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Eight of 10 hospital leaders believe the future of healthcare could be significantly improved through the use of predictive analytics, yet only 31 percent of hospitals have used the technology for more than a year, according to a recent Health Catalyst survey.

Interest in Technology-Enabled Care Grows, But Concerns about Quality, Data Security Remain, Study Finds

September 6, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Consumers are open to technology-enabled healthcare, such as remote patient monitoring and telemedicine, but continue to have strong concerns about the quality of care and the security of their healthcare data, according to a recent consumer survey-based study.

One Former HIT Executive’s Perspectives on What Non-HIT Leaders Need from HIT Leaders

September 6, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Annamalai Ramanathan, who recently made the transition from IT leadership to general administrative leadership in a physician-governed organization, shares his perspectives on what non-IT leaders need from IT leaders these days

Department of Defense Announces EHR Modernization Program Delay

September 1, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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On Sep. 1, the Department of Defense announced a temporary delay in the EHR modernization program whose commercial partnership had been announced a year ago

IT Security Luminary Mac McMillan: Time to Develop Comprehensive Risk Management Strategies Around Data Security

September 1, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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Mac McMillan, CEO of the CynergisTek consulting firm, offered healthcare IT leaders a bracing view of the panoply of data security challenges cresting, wave-like, against the virtual walls of U.S. patient care organizations

Cedars-Sinai Joins the Group of Hospital-Based Organizations Nurturing Technology Development

September 1, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Like other programs of its type that have been emerging at hospitals and health systems around the country, the Cedars-Sinai Healthcare Accelerator program facilitates the advancement of health technology innovation to improve healthcare delivery.

Cerner, 3M Partner for Patient-Centric Population Health

August 31, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Two major healthcare IT vendors, Cerner and 3M Information Systems, have announced a partnership in which 3M’s patient-focused episodes software will be integrated with Cerner’s population health management platform.

A New Study Looks at the Hidden Threats Within Network Traffic

August 30, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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The Ponemon Institute and A10 Networks have released a new survey-based study that looks at a range of network traffic-related threats to data security in healthcare and other industries

Report: Despite Widespread Usage, Docs Relatively Dissatisfied with EHRs

August 29, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Very few physicians these days operate their practices without an electronic health record (EHR), but satisfaction levels with the technology have dropped some, according to Medscape’s EHR Report 2016.

athenahealth Acquires Care Coordination Platform Patient IO

August 29, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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athenahealth has acquired Austin-based care coordination platform Patient IO (officially known as Filament Labs, Inc.) and the mobile solution will form the basis for athenahealth’s patient-facing mobile app, athenaWell.

Global Healthcare IT Solutions Market Worth $228 Billion by 2020, Report Says

August 26, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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The global healthcare IT solutions market will be worth $228.79 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 13.4 percent, according to a forecast by India-based market research firm MarketsandMarkets.

Nashville Could Become Next Major Health IT Hub, Report Finds

August 25, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Nashville, Tenn. very well could become the next big health IT “hub” in the U.S., according to a new analysis from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program.

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