News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in July 2013
Michael J. Fox Foundation Points Big Data At Parkinson's
Commentary  |  7/31/2013  | 
Kaggle Challenge winner Lionsolver proves that passive data collection can improve patient care and medical research.
Remote Patient Monitoring: 9 Promising Technologies
Slideshows  |  7/30/2013  | 
From telemedicine robots to toilet sensors, remote patient monitoring technology continues to win venture capital. These nine startups have landed funding in the past year.
Hospitals Struggle With EHRs For Quality Reporting, AHA Says
News  |  7/26/2013  | 
AHA report details problems hospitals encountered with EHRs in MU stage 1, recommends policy changes to address them.
Healthcare Reform Spurs Health IT Mergers
News  |  7/24/2013  | 
Deal-making declined in the first half of 2013 due to tax-law changes, but interest in buying healthcare firms remains high.
Most Wired Hospitals: Health IT's Hot Trends
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
Computer physician order entry, patient-generated data and big data are taking off, according to American Hospital Association survey.
Why EHRs Don't Lower Total Healthcare Costs
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
A new study says electronic records led to smaller increases, but providers need bigger changes to reduce total costs.
HIMSS Health IT Value Suite Pitches Providers
News  |  7/17/2013  | 
HIMSS tries to put positive spin on benefits of healthcare technology, despite some studies that show little gains from health IT.
Mashup Analytics: The Future Of Big Data
Commentary  |  7/16/2013  | 
Mashup IT reflects human behavior, in real-time and on location, and it tracks people changing their behaviors.
3 Reasons Ascension, Athenahealth Cloud Deal Matters
News  |  7/15/2013  | 
Athena's largest deal to date for its cloud-based software for ambulatory care services will serve more than 4,000 healthcare providers.
Health Information Exchanges Grow, But Slowly
News  |  7/12/2013  | 
Most HIEs that help unrelated organizations exchange data admit they don't have a long-term business model.
Why Health IT Must Work More Like Amazon
News  |  7/10/2013  | 
Healthcare providers must look beyond Meaningful Use regulations and start asking: Is my site inspiring loyalty from patients?
9 Pioneer ACOs Expected To Leave Medicare Program
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
Reasons aren't clear, but quality of data benchmarking and lack of access to claims data are said to be among the gripes.
HHS Expands Health IT Regional Extension Centers' Mission
News  |  7/2/2013  | 
RECs surpass their goal of helping small medical practices acquire EHRs, now apply their expertise to other healthcare reform objectives.
Halamka: IT Must Plan For Disparate EHRs
News  |  7/1/2013  | 
Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka advocates affiliation planning, or using prebuilt templates to facilitate workflow between disparate EHRs.


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