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The Key Ingredient in Change: Leadership

Tim Tolan
If you were to analyze this year’s winners of the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, you would likely see similarities in the leaders of all of the organizations that are being recognized. While their styles may differ, the common thread and key ingredient you will find in each organization is leadership.

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Premier Inc.’s Blair Childs on the Coming Revolution in Physician Payment Incentives

March 27, 2015     Mark Hagland
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One day after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would overhaul physician reimbursement under Medicare, Premier’s Blair Childs spoke with HCI Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland about the dramatic changes ahead in physician payment

CommonWell Health Alliance Names Executive Director

March 25, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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CommonWell Health Alliance, a nonprofit trade group comprised of major electronic health record (EHR) vendors trying to create a national health identifier, has named Jitin Asnaani its founding executive director.

Best In KLAS: Shifts in the Provider Operations Landscape Influence Vendor Selection

March 23, 2015     Mark Hagland
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The “Best in KLAS 2014 Software & Services” report, released recently by the Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research, comes at a time when broad policy and business trends in healthcare are strongly affecting the healthcare IT industry. Recently, HCI Editor-in-...

Guest Blog: Healthcare IT and Operational Ownership

March 23, 2015     Christine Personius
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For many years, we have heard that healthcare IT projects should be operationally owned and led by organizational leaders and clinicians. It is an ongoing struggle with many healthcare IT projects. The reality, though, is that many projects are still IT owned...

Leading Edge in Enhancing Workflow: Imprivata, Inc.

March 23, 2015     Kayt Sukel
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For the first time ever, we, the editors at HCI have chosen to recognize healthcare IT vendor companies, through a new program that we’ve named the Healthcare Informatics Leading Edge Awards. The following pieces are interviews with senior executives from...

The Key Ingredient in Change: Leadership

March 20, 2015     Tim Tolan
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If you were to analyze this year’s winners of the Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, you would likely see similarities in the leaders of all of the organizations that are being recognized. While their styles may differ, the common thread and key...

Survey: Cerner, Allscripts, CPSI Top Ranked Vendors in EHR Market

March 20, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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Cerner, Allscripts, and CPSI were the top ranked vendors in a survey of electronic health record (EHR) end users from Black Book Market Research.

Survey: Healthcare CFOs Unhappy With Their EHR Investments

March 18, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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Many health system chief financial officers (CFOs) define the risk- adjusted return on their electronic health record (EHR) investments as less than acceptable, or never expected a return in the first place, according to a recent survey from the Campbell, Calif.-...

The 2015 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Third Place Winner—Bon Secours Medical Group

March 17, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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Bon Secours Medical Group, a multispecialty organization with more than 600 Richmond, Va.-area physicians, has taken a twofold approach to population health management with advanced health IT systems and nurse navigators. Leaders at the organization explain...

Could a Greater Investment in Cyber Insurance Have Saved Anthem?

March 12, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
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A holistic approach to security can help healthcare organizations identify risks and flaws in their network before a breach occurs, says a security expert from the cybersecurity firm TSC Advantage

Premier, Inc. Once Again Named a “World’s Most Ethical Company”

March 10, 2015     Mark Hagland
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The Charlotte-based healthcare alliance has for the eighth year in a row been cited for its high ethical standards and practices

CHIME to Provide Management Services to AMDIS

March 9, 2015     Gabriel Perna
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The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based organization of CIOs in healthcare, has signed an agreement this week to provide management services for the Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS), a group...