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The 2017 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: At the Dawn of a New Era, Winning Teams Show the Way to the Future

January 23, 2017  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Please join us in congratulating the winners of this year’s Innovator Awards Program, who are finding new paths forward to age-old healthcare problems.

Mercy Named 2016 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient

January 18, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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St. Louis-based Mercy, the fifth largest Catholic health care system in the nation operating hospitals in four states, was named a 2016 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Davies Award recipient this month for achieving...

IBM and Illumina Partner on Work to Standardize Genomic Data Interpretation

January 10, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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IBM Watson Health and Illumina, Inc., a DNA sequencing and array-based technologies company, are partnering with the aim of helping cancer genomics researchers interpret the results of sequences.

Report: Federal Health IT Spending Will Increase to $6.4 Billion in 2021

January 6, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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The federal government is forecasted to spend $6.4 billion on vendor-furnished health IT products and services across all agencies in fiscal year 2021, a $400 million increase from the $6 billion on technology spending in fiscal 2016, according to a report from...

KLAS Report: Providers Are Raising the Bar for Population Health Management Vendors

January 6, 2017  |  Heather Landi
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Many healthcare organizations have tested the waters of population health management with pilot projects and a few payer contacts, and some of these organizations are ready to dive in deeper, but are population health management vendors ready as well? At this...

Project GENIE Releases Aggregated Cancer Genomic Data Set

January 5, 2017  |  David Raths
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the American Association for Cancer Research has announced the first public release of cancer genomic data aggregated through its Project GENIE initiative.

Curriculum for a Learning Health System: ‘Teaching Toward an Ideal System That Does Not Yet Exist’

January 3, 2017  |  David Raths
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Duke University and the University of Michigan push ahead with efforts to develop curriculum for learning health system training programs for resident physicians and other medical professionals.

6 Keys to Building an Effective Analytics Program

January 3, 2017  |  George Reynolds, M.D., Principal, Reynolds Healthcare Advisers
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This article examines the analytics programs of four successful organizations that have made the transition to a data-driven culture. What organizational features do these programs have in common, and what lessons have they learned along the way?

Cleveland Clinic, IBM Collaborating to Build Population Health, Value-Based Care Models

December 27, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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Cleveland Clinic and IBM have announced a five-year agreement to work together to establish a model for a health system transition to value-based care and population health, and to uncover potential standards that could be replicated by providers nationwide.

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

Crossing the Atlantic—and Embracing this Global Moment in Healthcare

December 15, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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It was great to attend the World of Health IT Conference in Barcelona last month, and to get to know European healthcare leaders, and to be reminded of the universality of the challenges and opportunities in this global moment in healthcare

RSNA 2016: A Treasure Trove of Technology

December 14, 2016  |  Joe Marion
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The major Radiology show of the year did not disappoint when it comes to technology addressing the changing healthcare IT landscape.

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