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Healthcare IT: Public Sector Gains Momentum
Michael S. Weiner, DO MSM MSIST, Director, Healthcare Strategic Services, IBM
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Government health IT leaders are working more closely with the private sector and making greater use of commercial off-the-shelf technology to improve the quality, delivery, and interoperability of services.
By Michael S. Weiner DO MSM MSIST, Director, Healthcare Strategic Services, IBM, 4/23/2014
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Data Governance Required For Healthcare Data Warehouse
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Before implementing its ambitious data warehouse, OhioHealth focused on data governance to ensure data is accurate, clean, and usable.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/23/2014
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Genomics Startup Learns From 23andme's Troubles
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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BaseHealth's Genophen service wants to reach consumers (through their doctors) with strategies for "modifiable risks" -- a more FDA-friendly approach.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/23/2014
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EHR Jobs Boom: 8 Hot Health IT Roles
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Electronic health records have fueled a growing career specialty. Consider these in-demand health IT jobs.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/22/2014
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Health Systems First To Combine Radiology, EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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The shared pediatric diagnostic imaging system that Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and New Jersey's Virtua have created goes beyond conventional health information exchange.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 4/22/2014
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ICD-10 Delay: What's Next For Healthcare Organizations?
Kaveh Safavi, M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health
Commentary
Healthcare organizations have at least four options for dealing with the delayed implementation of new diagnostic codes.
By Kaveh Safavi M.D., J.D., Global Managing Director, Accenture Health, 4/21/2014
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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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Analytics Enhance Community Health Reporting
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Partnership between Premier and University of North Carolina Charlotte improves nonprofit hospitals community health needs assessment process.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/17/2014
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Cloud Holdouts Face Tipping Point
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
Commentary
If your technology strategy doesn't emphasize a phased approach to cloud architectures during the next 18 months, it might be time to look for a new job.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 4/17/2014
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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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Doctors Learn To Give Up Faxes
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Here's how one accountable care organization improved patient follow-up rates by saying goodbye to faxing and hello to a smartphone app for doctors.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/14/2014
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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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Senior Living Community Goes Wireless
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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Brookdale Senior Living makes mobile technologies central to how it delivers medical and assisted living services to its residents.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 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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Colleagues In Cuffs: When Employees Steal Patient Records
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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The Queens County DA recently arrested two Jamaica Hospital employees for stealing patient data, a lucrative crime occurring at hospitals across the nation.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/7/2014
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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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