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The B-Word: Is the Health IT Market in the Midst of a Bubble?

Gabriel Perna
In advance of the IMS Health IPO, Paul Teitelbaum, managing director and medical device / healthcare IT mergers & acquisitions (M&A) expert at Mesirow Financial, a Chicago-based investment banking firm, discusses why many companies in the industry have high valuations and explores the possibility that a health IT bubble has formed.

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Population Health Management Market Heating Up

April 16, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The already-active population health management market is about to heat up, according to a new report from the Framingham, Mass.-based IDC Health Insights.

Report: Huge Growth Potential for Financial Modeling Applications in Hospitals

April 15, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Financial modeling, bed management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) have the highest potential for growth in terms of IT applications supporting the business of a hospital, says a new report from HIMSS Analytics.

Google, Other Tech Giants to Reshape Healthcare, PwC Report Says

April 10, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The healthcare industry will become more consumer friendly, thanks in large part to technology giants like Google, Apple and Samsung, according to a new report from the Health Research Institute at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Digital Health VC Funding Continues Ascent

April 9, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Funding in digital health continues to skyrocket, reaching new heights in Q1 of 2014, according to a new report from Rock Health, a company that provides funding and full-service support to start-up companies.

Submit to the Healthcare Informatics 100 by April 18th

April 8, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Healthcare IT vendors, the time has come to submit your company’s revenue information to the Healthcare Informatics 100. We are taking submissions for the 2014 Healthcare Informatics 100 until April 18. Don’t miss out.

Building a Pipeline From Classroom to Health System

April 8, 2014     David Raths
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With the health IT landscape shifting so rapidly, how can educational programs charged with churning out health IT talent keep their curriculum relevant? Washington state has created a forum to allow representatives of employers and health IT training programs to...

NYDHA Launches Second Call for Health IT Startups

April 7, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The New York eHealth Collaborative and the Partnership Fund for New York City have launched the call for applications for the second class of the New York Digital Health Accelerator, a program that is aiming to make New York a hub for the emerging digital health...

M*Modal Announces Financial Restructuring Plan

April 4, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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M*Modal, the Franklin, Tenn.-based provider of medical transcription and clinical documentation software and services, has reduced its debt with a financial restructuring plan, the company announced this week.

The B-Word: Is the Health IT Market in the Midst of a Bubble?

April 3, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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In advance of the IMS Health IPO, Paul Teitelbaum, managing director and medical device / healthcare IT mergers & acquisitions (M&A) expert at Mesirow Financial, a Chicago-based investment banking firm, discusses why many companies in the industry have...

GE Healthcare Invests in Operating Room Analytics

April 2, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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GE Healthcare has made another major analytics-based acquisition by picking up CHCA Computer Systems for an undisclosed price.

Report: Global Healthcare IT Market to Reach $66B by 2020

April 1, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The global healthcare IT market is projected to reach $66 billion by 2020, driven by streamlining clinical workflow processes, according to a new report from market researcher Global Industry Analysts (GIA).

Facing Hospital Integration-Driven IT Challenges in New Haven

March 30, 2014     Mark Hagland
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At the Yale-New Haven Health System, CIO Daniel Barchi has been leading IT governance in order to create true IT integration across a health system that had been operating like independent hospitals