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Harnessing the Power of Mobile

February 9, 2016  |  Heather Landi
article
Leading integrated health systems are moving beyond mobile deployment to the bigger picture of using mHealth solutions data to improve healthcare delivery.

Senate HELP Committee Passes Health IT Bill

February 9, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee today unanimously passed the Improving Health Information Technology Act as well as six other biomedical innovation bills with bipartisan support.

Florida’s Statewide HIE Forges Ahead on Many Fronts

February 9, 2016  |  Heather Landi
article
For the past five years, the Florida Health Information Exchange has steadily grown, while also continuously evolving to provide services that meet the changing health information technology needs of healthcare organizations throughout the state.

WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital Receives Stage 7 Award

February 8, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
York, Pa.-based WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital has reached Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM), developed by HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

Study: Clinical Analytics Functionality Improves, but Workflow Integration is an Ongoing Challenge

February 5, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
The development of robust data analytics capabilities that can provide comprehensive solutions for population health management is still likely several years away, but analytics vendors are rapidly improving technologies, a Chilmark Research study report says.

Moving From Talk to Action on Population Health

February 5, 2016  |  Heather Landi
article
While 79 percent of healthcare organizations are in at least one payment arrangement with a payer that includes either upside gain or both upside and downside gain/risk, most organizations are still just testing the waters, according to a Numerof &...

MU Lifespan: Good or bad news for imaging?

February 4, 2016  |  Joe Marion
blog
Will changes in ARRA MU impact efforts to expand image accessibility by the patient, and why this would be a bad thing.

CIOs Convene: Healthcare Leaders Discuss the Biggest IT Challenges Facing their Organizations in the Year Ahead (Part 2)

February 4, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Health IT leaders look at more challenges that were identified at the Fall CIO Summit in Arizona, such as healthcare mergers and acquisitions (M&A), cybersecurity best practices, and competing for patients.

KLAS Names Interoperability Measurement Advisory Team

February 4, 2016  |  David Raths
article
Last October Utah-based research firm KLAS brought together executives of health IT solutions companies and provider organizations to work toward a viable measurement tool of interoperability. On Feb. 4 KLAS announced the establishment of an Interoperability...

At iHT2-Miami, a Closer Look at the University of Utah Health Care’s Daring Push Into Value

February 3, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
article
Charlton Park, chief analytics officer at the University of Utah Health Care, shared with iHT2-Miami attendees the narrative of his organization’s daring push into on ongoing journey into value

Nebraska Medicine Receives Stage 7 Recognition

February 3, 2016  |  Heather Landi
news
Nebraska Medicine has reached Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM), developed by HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Chicago-based Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

Putting the Pieces Together: IT’s Role in Care, Collaboration and Communication

February 3, 2016  |  Kayt Sukel
article
Breakdowns in communication, according to the Joint Commission, are the top contributing factor to delays in care. In the emergency department, the seconds it takes a nurse practitioner or on-call physician to review who should be contacted and how--could be...

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