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Making Inroads into Telehealth: How One “Sub-Sector” of Healthcare Continues to Evolve (Part 1)

June 13, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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In Part 1 of a two-part feature on the telehealth landscape, a partner at Alston & Bird discusses how providers are—and will continue to—fight through the many barriers that exist in the telehealth landscape.

Data and Cybersecurity Investments Ramp Up as Threats Reach All-Time High

June 12, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Companies are quickly ramping up investment in data and cybersecurity as they look to become more compliant with new data privacy protection and security regulations—and to avoid highly damaging data breaches, according to the 2018 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey.

Geisinger CEO Will Not Join Amazon/Berkshire/JP Morgan Chase Healthcare Initiative

June 12, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Despite initial discussions about his possibly joining the new Amazon/Berkshire Hathaway/JP Morgan Chase healthcare venture, David Feinberg, M.D. stated definitively on Jan. 30 that he will remain CEO of Geisinger Health System

Shifting from an Interim CIO to a Permanent Role: Five Keys

June 8, 2018  |  Tim Tolan
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Many C-level executives are lured into an interim role while they look for something more permanent. And, it’s actually more commonplace than you might think. There are multiple ways you can turn this into a positive experience for you and your future employer.

Up-and-Comers 2018: MDLive and OCHIN Inc.

June 6, 2018  |  David Raths
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Inside are the back stories of the final two companies that made this year’s Up-and-Comers rendition.

What are the Greatest Use Cases for Blockchain in Healthcare? New Research Explores the Possibilities

June 6, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Greg Caressi, transformational health senior vice president, Frost & Sullivan, recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about the role that blockchain could have in precision medicine, and other top use cases for blockchain in healthcare.

Teladoc Acquires Advance Medical for $352M

June 6, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Teladoc, Inc. has acquired Advance Medical, one of the largest virtual care providers outside of the U.S., the companies announced this week.

Up-and-Comers 2018: Aledade and Arcadia

June 5, 2018  |  David Raths
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Each year, to accompany our Healthcare Informatics 100 list, we profile fast-growing companies that could very well make the list in the future. Inside are write-ups of the first two companies that made this year’s Up-and-Comers rendition.

BREAKING: The 2018 Healthcare Informatics 100: Our Annual Ranking of Healthcare IT Vendors by Revenue

June 4, 2018  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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The editors of Healthcare Informatics are once again proud to present the newest edition of our unique industry offering: the Healthcare Informatics 100, a compilation of the top health IT companies based on HIT revenues from the most recent fiscal year.

athenahealth Continues to Weigh Acquisition Offer

May 31, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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athenahealth, the Watertown, Mass.-based health IT vendor, has retained the company’s financial advisors and hired legal counsel as it continues to analyze Elliott Management’s acquisition offer.

Value-Based Care’s Landscape Tilt

May 31, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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As the healthcare landscape shifts, U.S. healthcare leaders are learning valuable lessons in how to prepare broadly to take on financial risk in contracts with the public and private purchasers and payers of healthcare, and how to engage and align physicians.

PODCAST: Industry Leader Ann O'Brien on the Progress Towards Gender Equality in Health IT

May 29, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Ann O’Brien, a recognized HIT thought leader, shares her thoughts on bridging the gender-based pay gap, how the transition to value-based care will create new opportunities for women in HIT and why 2018 is a powerful time to be a health IT leader.
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