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The 2018 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Co-Third-Place Winning Team—Rhode Island Quality Institute

February 20, 2018  |  David Raths
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A dashboard tool created for nurse care managers by the Rhode Island Quality Institute connects opioid treatment teams in the Ocean State. For this effort, RIQI has been named a winner of one of Healthcare Informatics’ Innovator Awards for 2018.

Innovator Awards Program 2018: Semifinalists

February 19, 2018  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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We at Healthcare Informatics were ecstatic with the exceptional quality of the submissions we received from innovating patient care organizations across the U.S. Here are the 14 teams in the Provider Division that received semifinalist status this year.

Enhancing Pediatric EHR Functionality: In North Carolina, One Organization Won’t Give Up

February 15, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Even today, several issues specific to children raise the risk that EHR usability can contribute to medical errors. In North Carolina, one organization is determined to change things.

Cerner, Children's National to Help UAE Pediatric Center with Health IT

February 15, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, the only pediatric hospital in the United Arab Emirates, has entered into an agreement with Washington, D.C.-based Children's National Health System to form a health IT strategic partnership.

BREAKING: The 2018 Healthcare Informatics 100 is Now Open for Submissions

February 14, 2018  |  the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
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Once again, Healthcare Informatics will rank the top vendors with the highest revenues derived from healthcare IT products and services earned in the U.S. based on revenue information from the previous year.

Report: Telehealth Adoption Still Lagging, but Healthcare Execs See the Value

February 12, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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More than half of healthcare executives said in a recent survey that they have already implemented telemedicine in their organization, but budgets supporting such initiatives are still modest.

Survey: 8 in 10 Payers Now Putting Social Determinants of Health into Programs

February 12, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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More than 80 percent of payers are integrating social determinants of health into their member programs, according to new national research survey released by Change Healthcare and the HealthCare Executive Group (HCEG).

Scottsdale Institute 2017 Population Health Fall Summit: Getting Pop Health Right

February 9, 2018  |  Scottsdale Institute
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Healthcare leaders from a variety of organizations came together to discuss the current state of the healthcare industry, including challenges, lessons learned and what’s next as they transition from fee-for-service to value-based care.

Randy McCleese on What it Means to Be CIO of the Year

February 8, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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McCleese recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about rural healthcare obstacles, what winning this award means to him, how he’s been able to have success in this role, and how he sees the policy landscape shaking out.

Survey: Value-Based Care a Top Driver for Health Tech Spending in 2018

February 8, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Value-based care initiatives ranked as the top driver for healthcare technology spending in 2018, according to a recent survey from Illinois-based Damo Consulting.

athenahealth Names Jeffrey Immelt Its New Chairman

February 7, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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On Wednesday, the Watertown, Mass.-based EHR and practice management vendor athenahealth named Jeff Immelt, former chairman and CEO of GE, as chairman of athenahealth

Podcast: A West Coast Healthcare Pioneer Speaks Out on the Power of Coordinated Care

February 6, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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On the podcast, Dr. Jim Rickards discusses the formation of Yamhill Community Care, lessons learned to date, how health IT has been leveraged, and why these types of care models are so important in their efforts to improve the health of its members.
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