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HIT Summit: A Learning Experience

March 29, 2017  |  Joe Marion
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Last week I had the honor to attend and present at the HIT Summit in Cleveland, Ohio. What I found intriguing about the Summit was the diversity of topics addressed by the various speakers.

The “Most Influential Women in Health IT” Share Words of Wisdom and Issue a Call to Action

March 29, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Receiving an award is often a recognition of past accomplishments, but several leading women in the health IT industry see their recent award recognition as a call to action to continue their work solving big problems in healthcare through technology.

Investing in the Interview

March 29, 2017  |  Tim Tolan
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There are simple steps to follow to increase your odds of landing a job

In a Top-Heavy EHR Market, Optimization Becomes the Focus

March 27, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Hospitals and health systems are becoming increasingly focused on getting benefits from the EHR products that they have invested so much money into.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2017: Blockchain’s Promise Has Healthcare Innovators Eager

March 24, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Although the healthcare industry is behind most other sectors when it comes to interoperability and security, newfound optimism has emerged in the form of a technology that potentially can help solve both of these challenges—blockchain.

Venture Fund Targets Data-Driven Health Technologies

March 19, 2017  |  David Raths
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Seattle-based Biomatics Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on genomics, digital health and data-driven healthcare technologies, has announced the closing of its initial fund of $200 million, in excess of its target of $150 million.

Health IT Now Coalition Questions ONC’s Role in Letter to Secretary Price

March 14, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The Health IT Now Coalition has written a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price, M.D., calling out concerns the organization has with the ONC.

KLAS Analyst: Vendor Selection Consulting Market Shifts

March 11, 2017  |  David Raths
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As the EHR software marketplace has matured, the requirements health systems place on consultants in the vendor selection process have changed, too. According to a KLAS analyst, it has become more of a strategic assessment of whether a client should even go to...

Report: Global Healthcare IT Market to Hit $280B by 2021

March 10, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The global healthcare IT market is projected to reach more than $280 billion by 2021, up from $134 billion in 2016, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 16 percent during the forecast period, according to a MarketsandMarkets research rep

In Colorado Springs, UCHealth, Centura Health and EMS Leverage Mobile Technology to Coordinate Care

March 7, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Two Colorado Springs health systems have partnered with each other and with a dozen local emergency medical services (EMS) agencies to use mobile technology to coordinate their care teams to accelerate time to treatment for critical care patients.

Providers Urge Federal Officials to Delay 2015 CEHRT Requirements

March 3, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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An array of provider associations have asked federal officials to delay 2015 EHR certification requirements “until such technology is widely available, and in no event, sooner than January 2019.”

Study: 87 Percent of Healthcare Organizations Will Adopt IoT Technology by 2019

March 2, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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In just two years, by 2019, the majority of healthcare organizations (87 percent) will have adopted Internet of Things (IoT) technology and 76 percent believe it will transform the healthcare industry, according to a study from networking provider Aruba, a...

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