The Mayo Clinic, the Rochester, Minn.-based research, education, and health organization, is choosing Epic Systems as its vendor to roll out enterprise wide integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) systems.
Two studies from the Yale School of Medicine have determined that discharge summaries can help to reduce the risk of readmissions, but with some caveats.
Multiple mainstream media outlets are reporting that Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is stepping down at the end of February.
Venture capital funding in the healthcare IT sector in 2014 more than doubled last year’s total, coming in at $4.7 billion, according a new report from consulting firm Mercom Capital Group.
More than half of healthcare managers surveyed expect to recoup their investments in population health management programs within three to four years, according to a survey by KPMG LLP in New York.
One team for the vaunted Department of Defense (DoD) electronic health record (EHR) system contract just upped its game and added Google.
Healthcare providers report that vendor size and capability do not equate to client satisfaction when it comes to business intelligence (BI) and analytics products, according to a new report from the Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research.
HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), has recognized the Washington-based MultiCare Allenmore Hospital and MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital with Stage 7 Awards, and more than 100 of its associated ambulatory clinics, located throughout the state, with Stage 7 Ambulatory Awards.
athenahealth, the Watertown, Mass.-based provider of cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) systems, is making its way to rural America, with an acquisition of RazorInsights.
Physicians do not think hospital IT organizations of affiliated hospitals are making the proper investments into providing the right infrastructure for mobile health (mHealth) applications, according to the findings of a new survey.
Telestroke networks using the telemedicine platform from the Alpharetta, Ga.-based REACH Health have a higher rate of administering a clot-dissolving drug in stroke patients than the national average, REACH officials say.
Trinity Health, the Livonia, Mich.-based large Catholic health system, is forming a joint population health partnership with the Heritage Provider Network, an integrated physician group based in Marina del Rey, Calif.
A piece of proposed legislation that would require the government to establish a shortened reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2 reporting in 2015 is being reintroduced.
The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) has launched a mobile application and online portal designed to promote connectivity between patients and providers.
The typical hospital case manager has little information to provide about home health agencies for discharged patients, even though state and federal quality reports are available on the Web, according to a recent study by Brown University in Providence, R.I.