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Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Medical image-sharing service aims to tap Nuance's customer base for voice-powered medical documentation technology.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/18/2014
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Accountable Care Success Requires Strong Health IT
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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The accountable care organization model has produced mixed results to date. In ACO success stories, technologies such as analytics play a big role.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/16/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Politics Trump Health Data Quality
Mark Braunstein,
Commentary
With a fresh delay for ICD-10 compliance, US healthcare providers and patients remain trapped in debate. Is higher quality clinical data worth the cost of more detailed data collection?
By Mark Braunstein , 4/16/2014
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Quest Opens Direct Access To Lab Results
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Quest Diagnostics capitalizes on regulatory change and gives patients access to their own lab results on the web and mobile devices, boosting its own EHR software in the process.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/11/2014
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Explorys Cloud Services Power Accountable Care Organizations
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Explorys uses combination of big data and specific patient data to improve care, lower costs.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/10/2014
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ICD-10 Delay Makes Healthcare Leaders Juggle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Healthcare organizations scramble to revise projects and maintain momentum after ICD-10 delay to 2015, says Deloitte's healthcare practice expert Christine Armstrong.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/10/2014
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Healthcare In 2014: Innovate Or Be Left Behind
Richard Roth, VP Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health
Commentary
Alongside serious disruption to healthcare business models in 2014, four significant trends will emerge for healthcare leaders.
By Richard Roth VP Strategic Innovation, Dignity Health, 4/9/2014
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Practice Fusion Top EHR Among Primary Care Docs
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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The cloud EHR is particularly popular with solo practitioners because it's free, says Black Book Rankings, but Practice Fusion also gets high marks for desirable features.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/8/2014
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Federal Health Agencies Aim To Cut Red Tape
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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The FDA, ONC, and FCC release proposal to clarify oversight of health IT, reduce patient risk, and empower innovation.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/4/2014
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Doximity: Social Networking For Doctors
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Social service eases HIPAA fears by validating medical credentials of all members, allowing professional collaboration among physicians.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/4/2014
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ICD-10 Delay Creates Headaches
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Delayed implementation of the new coding standard may bring relief to some healthcare workers -- but it's the worst possible outcome for project managers.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/3/2014
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Doctors Are Drowning In Data
David M. Denton, MD
Commentary
Technology isn't enough to improve healthcare. Doctors must be able to distinguish between valuable data and information overload.
By David M. Denton MD, 4/1/2014
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ICD-10: Painful To Implement, Painful To Delay
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Congress is on the verge of delaying healthcare's new diagnosis code system for another year -- a relief to doctors, but a pain for CIOs.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/31/2014
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Easy-to-Mock ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes...
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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...and the logic behind them.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/27/2014
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Startup Aims To Unlock Family Medical History
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
Commentary
Sharing healthcare data among family members, with less concern for privacy, could result in better healthcare, says Zibdy Health.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/26/2014
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Growing Beyond Yesterday's Population Health Management
Jason Burke,
Commentary
Data can transform healthcare, but not with just any ordinary analytics.
By Jason Burke , 3/26/2014
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20 Tests Healthcare CIOs Must Juggle
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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With never-ending waves of federal regulations and new technologies, healthcare CIOs face constant change. These issues top the list of leadership challenges.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 3/24/2014
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IBM's Watson Takes Aim At Cancer
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Collaboration between IBM and the New York Genome Center will use Watson to match cancer mutations to potential treatments, compressing process from months to minutes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/19/2014
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Aetna's Accountable Care Chief: Tough Transition Ahead
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Online integration in industries like banking is "just math" compared to what healthcare has to do, says Aetna's accountable care leader, Charles Kennedy.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/18/2014
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Florida Hospital Tracks Nurses Footsteps, Work Patterns
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Florida Hospital Celebration Health improves nurse scheduling, productivity with sensors that track workflows and patterns.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 3/17/2014
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