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Achieving Value-Based Payment Success: Implications for IT and the CIO

January 19, 2017  |  Tonya Edwards, M.D., Impact Advisors
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Leading healthcare CIOs discuss the challenges they’re facing—and how to resolve them through innovation—as the scales tip ever closer to value-based payment.

Survey: Docs Want to Keep Pace with New Patient Demands, Technology

January 18, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A recent survey of 500 physicians revealed that nearly 9 in 10 respondents ranked “achieving work-life balance” as their most, or second most-important resolution for 2017. Similarly, 69 percent ranked “staying current with technology” as their most, or second...

KPMG Leader: “The Healthcare CIO is in a Very Tough Spot”

January 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The pressure continues to mount on healthcare CIOs. What can they do to best navigate the road ahead?

Healthcare Industry Could Save $9.4B with Full Adoption of Electronic Transactions

January 13, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The healthcare industry continues to make modest progress toward full adoption of electronic business transactions, but significant gaps remain, representing an opportunity for $9.4 billion in savings, according to new data from the 2016 CAQH Index.

Children’s Health’s Pamela Arora Named 2016 CIO of the Year

January 9, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Pamela Arora, CIO of Children’s Health in Dallas, has been named by CHIME and HIMSS as the 2016 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year.

Digital Health Funding Down Year-over-Year Despite More Deals

January 6, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In 2016, there were more, albeit smaller digital health deals and 8 percent fewer dollars invested than in 2015, according to San Francisco-based Rock Health’s year end funding report.

Healthcare Informatics’ Top 10 Stories of 2016

December 28, 2016  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Healthcare Informatics parsed through the Google Analytics to come up with the 10 most-clicked stories of 2016.

Black Book Surveys the Healthcare C-Suite, Reveals Biggest Tech Trends

December 21, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Black Book’s year-end healthcare C-suite survey revealed that organizations are slowing down on advanced software acquisitions due to political and funding uncertainty that is menacing long term strategies.

Steve Lieber Reflects on his Retirement, the Future of HIMSS, and the Future of Healthcare

December 21, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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A day after he announced his impending retirement, HIMSS’ president and CEO, Steve Lieber, reflects on his 16-plus years at the helm of the organization, and on what the future holds—for HIMSS and for healthcare

Yes, They’re Making It Happen: How Healthcare Leaders Found Their Way Forward in 2016

December 20, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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As the pace of change across healthcare accelerates seemingly by the day, the pioneers of U.S.—and international—healthcare, are showing that transformational change is not only possible—it’s happening now

Global Study: 16% of Healthcare Orgs Ready to Commercialize Blockchains in 2017

December 20, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Some healthcare organizations are moving fast on commercializing blockchain at scale and even seem to be ahead of the financial industry, according to a report by IBM Institute for Business Value.

Breaking News: HIMSS’s Steve Lieber Announces He Will Retire in 2017

December 19, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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On Monday afternoon, HIMSS announced that Steve Lieber, president and CEO of the association since April 2000, will retire at the end of 2017
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