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“You Need to Know Where Your Data Lives and Breathes.”  A conversation with Allscripts Kevin Ritter on Security and Meaningful Use Stage 3

Meaningful Use Stage 3 final rule has been released, and healthcare executives and partners across the industry are still reacting.  Kevin Ritter, Vice President of Managed Services at Allscripts sat down with Healthcare Informatics to discuss the latest requirements, the massive impact MU Stage 3 will have on security issues, and the security strategies needed to protect PHI across the enterprise.  

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North Carolina Medical Group Leaders Streamline Referral Processes

November 24, 2015  |  Heather Landi
Like many healthcare organizations, Raleigh Medical Group has been challenged with finding the most efficient way to exchange patients’ clinical records with other providers with the aim of quickly closing the loop on patient care.

CMS Officials Delay Diagnostic Imaging Test Mandate That Had Been Set for January 2017

November 12, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
According to a Nov. 11 report online at, CMS has postponed its January 1, 2017 deadline for physicians to use clinical decision support software when ordering diagnostic imaging tests

Lancaster General Health’s Population Health Push: The Chief Quality & Medical Information Officer’s View

November 1, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Michael Ripchinski, M.D. shares his perspectives on the long journey into population health of his organization, Lancaster General Health, and its attendant data analytics challenges

At Lancaster General Health, an Assertive Push into Population Health

September 29, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
The leaders at Lancaster General Health in Lancaster, Pa., which in August became part of the Philadelphia-based Penn Medicine system, have been moving ahead on population health management initiatives recently

One CIO’s Journey into Accountable Care: Baystate Health’s Joel Vengco Offers His Insights (Part 2)

September 24, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Joel Vengco, vice president and CIO of Baystate Health, shares his insights on ACO development work for a six-hospital health system in western Massachusetts

Why Everyone Needs to Pay Attention to the Premier Learnings on ACO Work

September 8, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
What the Premier ACO Collaborative’s member ACOs are finding as they pursue MSSP and Pioneer ACO work is a set of learnings that the entire industry should be paying attention to

Premier’s Damore: With the Right Help, ACOs Are Moving in the Right Direction

August 28, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
As new Medicare Pioneer ACO and MSSP program results are released, Premier, Inc.’s Joe Damore shares insights on Premier ACO Collaborative members’ progress across several areas of endeavor

Readmissions Penalties Get Very, Very Real

August 23, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
As the mandatory readmissions reduction program under Medicare expands and ramps up, hospital leaders need to ramp up with it—or face dire consequences

At iHT2-Seattle, Analytics as a Transformational Change Agent in Care Delivery

August 18, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
In Seattle, healthcare leaders addressed a spectrum of issues facing the industry as patient care organizations begin to leverage analytics capabilities for population health and accountable care purposes

Scottsdale Institute Unveils a New Model to Track Growing Patient and Consumer Engagement Adoption

August 18, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
Stephen Sproul, M.D. of Advocate Physician Partners shares his perspectives on patient engagement—and what the new SI Patient Consumer Engagement Adoption Model might mean for healthcare leaders

Could Well-Implemented IT Help Reverse Primary Care Physicians’ Skepticism Over the New Healthcare?

August 17, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
The results of a recent Commonwealth Fund survey point to both opportunity and risk facing healthcare IT leaders when it comes to end-user acceptance of IT for ACOs and PCMHs

Commonwealth Fund Finds Mixed Views of PCPs Towards New Payment Models

August 13, 2015  |  Mark Hagland
The Commonwealth Fund's new brief finds mixed views among PCPs of new payment models, including ACOs and PCMHs—but more positive perceptions of healthcare IT


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