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Across the Care Continuum, Improving Patient Matching Capabilities Has Become Paramount

December 13, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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The Michigan Health Information Network—and other HIEs and HINs—have prioritized projects to standardize patient matching across different entities

KLAS: EHR Integration, Enterprise Scalability Key Challenges Facing Telehealth Vendors

December 11, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Healthcare organizations report high satisfaction with their telehealth virtual care platforms, however there are significant differences in how broad the various platforms are and in the quality of the vendors’ service. What’s more, EHR integration is a key...

The Modern Healthcare CIO, CMO, and CTO

December 10, 2018  |  Lori Williams, Industry Voice, vice president of fulfillment, Gigster
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Members of the healthcare industry C-suite have the power to transform lives, and the CIO, CMO and CTO have roles that directly affect a provider’s ability to carry out positive change

Study Links Stress from Using EHRs to Physician Burnout

December 7, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Physician burnout continues to be a significant issue in the healthcare and healthcare IT industries, and at the same time, electronic health records (EHRs) are consistently cited as a top burnout factor for physicians.

Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff on the Need for Greater Interoperability: “We’re Killing Too Many People”

December 6, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Longtime Intermountain CMIO Stan Huff, M.D., recently chatted with Healthcare Informatics about all things interoperability, including the different types of data exchange that exist today, the greatest barriers, and pending regulations.

How One Community Hospital is Leveraging AI to Bolster Its Care Pathways Process

December 6, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Flagler Hospital physician IT leaders are leveraging an AI platform to develop care pathways for acute and non-acute conditions and are seeing measurable improvements in patient outcomes, while lowering costs.

Twelve States File First Multistate Healthcare Data Breach Lawsuit

December 5, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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State Attorneys General from a dozen states filed a lawsuit Monday against two health IT companies alleging that poor security practices led to theft of protected health information (PHI) of 3.9 million individuals during a data security incident in 2015.

KLAS: EHR Vendors Making Significant Progress with CommonWell, Carequality Connection

December 4, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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With the establishment of connectivity between CommonWell and Carequality, the ability to exchange patient records is within the reach of most provider organizations, according to KLAS Research.

Survey: Healthcare Organizations Skeptical of athenahealth, Virence Merger

December 3, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Healthcare organization leaders are expressing some initial skepticism about the merger of athenahealth with Virence Health Technologies, as a result of Veritas Capital and Elliott Management’s recent acquisition of athenahealth.

Amazon Launches Machine Learning Initiative to Mine Data from EHRs

November 29, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Continuing its aggressive push into healthcare, Amazon announced this week that it’s launching a machine learning service that will aim to mine data from electronic health records (EHRs).

HHS Studying Modernization of Indian Health Services’ IT Platform

November 29, 2018  |  David Raths, Contributing Editor
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With so much focus on the modernization of health IT systems at the Veteran’s Administration and Department of Defense, there has been less attention paid to decisions that have to be made about IT systems in the Indian Health Service. But now the HHS Office...

Survey: Providers Remain Challenged with Optimizing Revenue Cycle-Related EHR Functions

November 29, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Healthcare providers continue to focus on technology to spearhead revenue cycle improvements, but remain challenged with optimizing electronic health record (EHR) functionality, according to new research

HHS Issues Comprehensive Draft Report with Eyes on Reducing Health IT Burden

November 28, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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HHS has issued a federal draft strategy designed to help reduce administrative and regulatory burden on clinicians caused by technology such as electronic health records.

Meaningful Use of EHRs Leads to Earlier Patient Discharge, Study Finds

November 27, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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In patient care facilities that meet the highest federal standards for implementing EHRs (electronic health records), greater savings were achieved by reducing the average length of patient stays

Physician Burnout Addressed: How One Medical Group is (Virtually) Progressing

November 27, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Leaders at Massachusetts General Physicians Organization took to surveying their doctors about burnout, and have since taken the necessary steps to address the issue.

KLAS: Providers See EHR Vendors Playing Limited Role in Precision Medicine

November 22, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Precision medicine is too complex for EHR vendors, according to healthcare provider organizations, in a recent KLAS report, and most organizations are focused on niche vendors who have the capabilities needed to address the inherent challenges of precision...

Report: Apple in Talks with VA to Provide Veterans Access to EHRs

November 21, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Tech giant Apple is in talks with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide portable electronic health records (EHRs) to military veterans, according to a Wall Street Journal report published Tuesday.

CommonWell Officials: Carequality Connection Now “Generally Available” for Members

November 16, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Connection capabilities to the Carequality framework, by members of the CommonWell Health Alliance, are now “generally available,” according to officials who made an announcement today.

The Evolving Healthcare CIO: Innovation Over Information

November 15, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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The healthcare CIO is the correct initialism for “chief information officer,” but as the landscape continues to change, “innovation” might be more appropriate.

The 2019 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program is Open

November 15, 2018  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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The 2019 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program is now open for submissions. As always, it’s a great privilege and pleasure for us to sponsor this program.

VA, Cerner Leaders Detail Progress on EHR Implementation, Interoperability Efforts

November 14, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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The VA’s new $16-billion-dollar Cerner EHR system will use open APIs and FHIR-based integration to enable interoperability with the private sector, according to a Cerner executive testifying to Congressional leaders.

EHR Usability Issues Impact Pediatric Patient Safety, Research Finds

November 13, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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In an analysis of 9,000 pediatric patient safety reports from three healthcare organizations, researchers found that 36 percent of the reports were related to EHR usability issues.

Veritas Capital, Elliott Management Acquire athenahealth in $5.7B Deal

November 12, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Private equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management are acquiring athenahealth, the Watertown, Mass.-based EHR and practice management vendor, for $5.7 billion, according to a Monday announcement.

Survey: More Than Half of Healthcare CIOs Lack Strong Trust in Their Data

November 9, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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For U.S. healthcare leaders, trusted data is more important than ever, as their organizations migrate from the fee-for-service model to value-based care. However, a recent survey of CIOs found that less than half of healthcare organizations show very strong...

The Key to Clinical and Financial Success? Atrius Health President Gives Out His Recipe

November 8, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Atrius Health’s president and CEO, Steven Strongwater, M.D., discusses the organization’s population health initiatives that have led to strong clinical and financial performances.

Seven Best Practices for Optimizing EHRs Clinically and Financially

November 7, 2018  |  Dan O’Connor and Joncé Smith, Industry Voices, Stoltenberg Consulting, Inc.
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Healthcare facilities struggle with knowing if they are using their EHRs to the full potential. There are ways to alleviate the confusion and optimize your EHR for combined clinical decision making and operational effectiveness.

Leveraging HIT in Nursing Homes Improves Care, Study Finds

November 6, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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Nursing homes are adopting new forms of information technology and seeing quality of care improve as a result, according to new research from the University of Missouri.

LabCorp Joins Apple Health Records Project

November 5, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
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LabCorp, a provider of clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services, has announced that it has enabled Apple’s Health Records feature for its patients.

BREAKING: CMS Publishes CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule/QPP Final Rule

November 1, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Late in the afternoon on Thursday, Nov. 1, CMS published the Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program final rule for 2019, which encapsulates the MIPS and Advanced Payment Models.

Epic Lowers App Orchard Program Fees, Introduces New Low-Cost Tier

November 1, 2018  |  Heather Landi, Associate Editor
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Verona, Wis.-based Epic plans to lower program fees for health IT developers participating in its App Orchard program, and will launch a new entry-level program tier, called Nursery.

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