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KLAS 2017 Interoperability Report: Some Progress, but Providers Expecting More

October 19, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A KLAS examination of 420 healthcare organizations has revealed that while the number of providers engaging in “deep” interoperability has increased, the overwhelming majority are still not reporting interoperability success.

A CIO Explores Dallas-Fort Worth’s Biggest HIT Challenges, Opportunities

October 18, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Pamela McNutt, a veteran CIO with 30 years of experience in health IT, discusses how CIOs can help reduce physician burnout, and what innovation she’s seeing these days in the Dallas region.

KLAS: Providers’ Needs for Advanced Pop Health Solutions Ramp Up

October 13, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Provider organizations’ needs in managing population health are as varied as the capabilities of the IT solutions designed to assist them, according to KLAS researchers following a new report.

The CEO of Indiana’s Statewide HIE Sees Complexity in the Push for Interoperability

October 10, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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John Kansky, president and CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), offers his perspectives on the complex challenges ahead in achieving true interoperability in health information exchange

Roadmap to a Connected Digital Healthcare Future

October 9, 2017  |  Bill Tribe and Erik Blazic, A.T. Kearney
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Along almost every dimension, the 2030 healthcare vision is vastly different and improved. Although many components already exist, what’s missing is a cohesive ecosystem.

Blockchain Awareness, Deployment Plans in Healthcare Orgs Ramping up, Survey Finds

October 4, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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About one-fifth of hospital executives and three-quarters of payers are either considering deploying, or are in the process of implementing some blockchain solution sets, according to a recent Black Book survey.

Black Book: Nearly all Paragon Users Optimistic about Allscripts Deal

October 2, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Nearly all of McKesson Paragon users (96 percent) in a recent survey reported that they are confidently optimistic that the Allscripts acquisition will improve Paragon client processes and technologies, and benefit their organizations.

Pew Calls on ONC to Improve Usability of Pediatric EHRs

September 29, 2017  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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EHRs while reshaping healthcare delivery, also have contributed to new and unanticipated safety concerns—some of which directly affect care for pediatric patients, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Apple, Fitbit Chosen for FDA Pilot to Accelerate Digital Health Tech Approval

September 27, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Technology companies Apple, Fitbit, Samsung and Verily were among nine companies that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) selected for a pilot program that will test a new digital health software pre certification process (FDA Pre-cert).

ONC to Scale Back Oversight of EHRs With Updates to Health IT Certification

September 21, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on Thursday announced two major changes to the ONC Health IT Certification program that signals it will relax its oversight of how well electronic health records (EHRs) meet government...

RCM Technology Companies Navicure, ZirMed Announce Merger

September 19, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Healthcare revenue cycle management technology companies Navicure, based in Duluth, Georgia, and Louisville, Kentucky-based ZirMed announced last week that they have signed a definitive agreement to combine companies.

The AMA’s David Barbe, M.D.: Let’s Work Together to Optimize MD Outcomes Reporting

September 16, 2017  |  Mark Hagland
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The current president of the American Medical Association, David Barbe, M.D., discusses the challenges and opportunities around physician outcomes reporting under MACRA/MIPS—and what healthcare IT leaders can do to collaborate with physician leaders

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