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Hospital for Special Surgery Launches Innovation Center for New Medical Technologies

September 15, 2014
The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City has launched the HSS Innovation Center, with the aim to identify and support medical and scientific technological breakthroughs in musculoskeletal care.

Data Brief: Most Patients Don’t Access their Record

September 15, 2014
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health (ONC) released a data brief this week that shows the long road ahead providers face in getting patients to access their record electronically.

KentuckyOne Health to Connect Psychiatric Patients With Telemedicine Program

September 15, 2014
Patients who visit the Louisville, Ky.-based Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital emergency department with a mental health or psychiatric condition will now be able to take advantage of KentuckyOne Health’s new telemedicine program which includes the expertise of professionals at Our Lady of Peace, a psychiatric hospital in the KentuckyOne system.

Cognizant Acquires TriZetto for $2.7 billion

September 15, 2014
TriZetto Corp., the Englewood, Colo.-based care management, administration, and billing software vendor, is being bought by Cognizant, the Teaneck, N.J.-based consulting and business process outsourcing services company, for $2.7 billion in cash.

Another Group Weighs in on Full-Year Reporting Requirement

September 12, 2014
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the latest advocacy group in health IT to share its displeasure with the full-year reporting requirement for Stage 2 of meaningful use.

Analytics Rank as Top IT Priority, Health System Execs Say

September 12, 2014
A new survey of senior IT executives at some of the nation's largest health systems reveals that their top priority for IT infrastructure investment is analytics.

Study: ICD-10 Transition May Lead to Hospital Safety Complications

September 12, 2014
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have determined that the transition to ICD-10 could cause complications in hospital safety assessments.

Naples Healthcare System Recognized With Stage 7 Award

September 11, 2014
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has recognized two hospitals the Naples Community Hospital (NCH) Healthcare System, in Naples, Fla., with its Stage 7 Award.

Epic Looks to Improve Image on Capitol Hill

September 11, 2014
Epic Systems (Verona, Wisc.) is hiring a lobbyist firm, Card & Associates, in an attempt to improve its image to members of Congress, Modern Healthcare first reported.

ATA Grades Best and Worst States for Telemedicine

September 10, 2014
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has released two reports—with uneven results— grading each state on an A-to-F scale based on telemedicine reimbursement and physician practice standards.

Join Us: Healthcare Informatics and CHIME to Host Meaningful Use Twitter Chat

September 10, 2014
HCI is teaming with CHIME to host a “Tweet Chat” for those who want a better understanding of the meaningful use regulatory demands from the federal government.

ONC Finalizes New EHR Certification Criteria

September 10, 2014
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalized a new release of the current 2014 Edition electronic health record (EHR) certification criteria, aiming to make it easier for health IT developers, providers, and consumers.

Collection of Health Data Centerpiece of Apple Watch Launch

September 9, 2014
On Tuesday Sept. 9, Apple launched its long-awaited Apple Watch device, which will aim to better monitor consumers’ health by collecting data and sharing it with providers.

Accountable Care in Early Stage Development around the Globe

September 9, 2014
Accountable care programs and initiatives are forming across the globe, but most are still in the early stages of development, a new research article reveals.

Health eVillages Raises $50K for Mobile Support in "Healthcare Deserts"

September 9, 2014
Health eVillages, a program of the not-for-profit Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights and the Reading, Mass.-based vendor Physicians Interactive, recently raised nearly $50,000 in its growing effort to serve the world's "healthcare deserts.”
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