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Hurricane Arthur: Healthcare IT Teams Brace
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As the first hurricane of the Atlantic season approaches, healthcare organizations can still take steps to secure data.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Accenture Unit Will Update VA's EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
VistA Core modernization and modularization will prepare the Veterans Administration's electronic health records system for the future.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Cerner, Mission Health Rewrite Partnership Rules
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Ten-year contract rewards EMR vendor Cerner if Mission Health saves money on new cost-saving measures they implement together.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/3/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: Organizations Prep For New Deadline
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Healthcare organizations are taking advantage of the delay in a variety of ways, such as training more staff, improving documentation integrity, and conducting more robust testing, according to a survey.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/30/2014
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Philips Seeks Bigger Role In Healthcare Market
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Dutch company partners with Salesforce.com, introduces a cloud-based platform to expand its role in the healthcare market.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/27/2014
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Salesforce.com, Philips Launch Digital Healthcare Platform
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce1 cloud platform will serve as development platform for patient-care apps using Philips health monitoring devices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 6/26/2014
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EHR Proliferation Hurts Physician Workflow
Dr. Donald Voltz, MD
Commentary
Doctors are being forced to pull data out of multiple EMRs -- plus use phones and pagers -- to care for patients. This context switching slows down work and frustrates the goal of electronic health data.
By Dr. Donald Voltz MD, 6/20/2014
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Former HHS Exec Launches ACO For Independent Physicians
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Dr. Farzad Mostashari, former national coordinator for HIT at the US Department of Health and Human Services, founds an ACO to help physician-led practices deliver value-based population health services to patients.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/18/2014
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Healthcare Organizations Prep For Increased Audits
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With audits expected to increase this year, healthcare organizations increasingly invest in risk assessment software or services to ensure compliance.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/16/2014
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9 Mobile Apps To Get You Fit
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
With more than 100,000 mobile health apps available today, you need help sorting through the fitness contenders. Consider these nine apps.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/13/2014
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Epocrates Retains Lead In Crowded Mobile Health Marketplace
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
By giving clinicians the information they want, Epocrates stays atop the medical reference category for the fifth consecutive year.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/12/2014
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Healthcare Fee Structure: Changes Ahead
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Both payers and providers support a shift to value-based payments, a study says.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/11/2014
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ONC Releases Healthcare Interoperability Roadmap
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT outlines an ambitious plan to link patients' health records across the entire medical ecosystem.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/6/2014
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VMware Launches Analytics For Healthcare Providers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware's first vertical industry system collects key data from electronic medical records software and then analyzes performance.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 6/6/2014
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ICD-10 Rollout Suggestions For HHS
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange sends Department of Health & Human Services laundry list of to-dos to ensure healthcare industry meets new ICD-10 deadline.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/6/2014
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OpenFDA Backstory: Breaking The Paperwork Backlog
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The startup Captricity uses a combination of crowdsourcing and OCR to digitize mountains of paper records, particularly for government agencies and healthcare.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/5/2014
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Mobile Health Devices: Public Health Trend Spotters?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Health Data Exploration Project sees research gold in mining consumer health data from pedometers, fitness bands, and other gadgets.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/4/2014
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Apple Partners With Epic, Mayo Clinic For HealthKit
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Apple affirms its commitment to mobile health by partnering with market-leading hospital software firm and renowned healthcare provider.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/3/2014
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CMS, FDA Expand Open Data Initiatives
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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CMS updates, elaborates on public healthcare utilization, while FDA announces API access to its database of adverse drug reaction reports.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/2/2014
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