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Content tagged with Leadership posted in July 2012
Physician Social Media Platform Marries Data Mining Company
News  |  7/30/2012  | 
Healthcare data collection firm WorldOne buys Sermo to build a community of 350,000 U.S. doctors.
AMA: Fold IT Tools Into Physician Profiling
News  |  7/27/2012  | 
The American Medical Association wants health insurers to standardize their doctor profiles and include clinical data from electronic health records; many carriers still balk.
Harvard's Connected Health Docs Service Fortune 500 Clients
News  |  7/27/2012  | 
Partners Healthcare specialists will work with CHS Healthcare Services, a large onsite clinic operator, to provide telemedicine services to its corporate clients.
Cerner Hosting Outage Raises Doctor, Hospital Concerns
News  |  7/26/2012  | 
Cerner's national network went down for a day, forcing physicians to resort to handwritten orders.
CIO Roundtable: How To Navigate The Healthcare Maze
News  |  7/26/2012  | 
Our brain trust of eight leading healthcare CIOs offers insights on Meaningful Use, accountable care, clinical analytics, and BOYD.
Health IT Attracts More Venture Capital in Q2
News  |  7/25/2012  | 
Despite a decline in the total amount of U.S. venture capital investments, health information technology raised more capital and deals in the second quarter than in the same period in 2011.
ONC Releases Guidelines For Direct Clinical Messaging
News  |  7/24/2012  | 
Many health information service providers can't forward messages to providers that use other HISPs. ONC aims to ensure security and common standards across all direct communications.
Health IT Pros Face Salary Gap
Slideshows  |  7/20/2012  | 
Electronic medical records, compliance, and other initiatives are driving demand for health IT pros. But according to InformationWeek's 2012 Salary Survey, their compensation still trails that of IT professionals across all industries.
EHRs Need Accountable Care Features
News  |  7/19/2012  | 
Electronic heath records still lack the tools necessary to carry out population health management, including the ability to generate work lists, says Health IT guru Shahid Shah. Some of those missing tools might be required in stage 3 of Meaningful Use.
Top Health Information Exchange Vendors Ranked By IDC
News  |  7/18/2012  | 
IDC Health Insights has selected vendors offering the best tools and strategies for statewide HIEs facing a changing landscape.
Johns Hopkins Launches Center For Population Health IT
News  |  7/18/2012  | 
Multidisciplinary unit will develop new IT tools for public health and accountable care, partner with private firms to bring them to market.
Patient Data 'Mega-Registry' Could Bolster Clinical Research
News  |  7/18/2012  | 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's new registry of registries would provide access to data from observational trials, quality improvement programs, and perhaps accountable care organizations.
Federal Agencies Struggle To Meet Cloud Mandate
News  |  7/13/2012  | 
GAO report finds agencies face challenges planning cloud migration, closing down legacy systems.
Healthcare Social Media: Time To Get On Board
Slideshows  |  7/12/2012  | 
Many hospitals and practices still hesitate to jump on board the social media bandwagon. Here's some practical advice to guide your organization through the decision process.
Drones To Fly U.S. Skies, In DOD Plans
News  |  7/12/2012  | 
Department of Defense is working on technology to let military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) share U.S. air space with commercial and private planes.
New York City Turns Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots
News  |  7/11/2012  | 
New York also looks for citizen input on long-term future of public payphones.
DARPA Seeks 'Radical Innovation' In Data Analysis
News  |  7/10/2012  | 
Joins forces with George Mason University to host an unusual eight-week residency program where selected researchers will brainstorm new approaches.
Health IT Support Centers Get Their Own Advocates
News  |  7/5/2012  | 
Federally mandated regional extension centers have helped providers get on the EHR bandwagon; the Association of Regional Centers of Health Information Technology will now help these RECs stay afloat.
DARPA Seeks More Efficient Robots
News  |  7/5/2012  | 
Agency challenges innovators to develop technology that improves robotic mobility and control.


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