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Implementing patient engagement technology can help health systems involve and empower their patients to achieve better health outcomes – and better clinical and business outcomes for the provider organizations. But to roll out these technologies effectively, CIOs and other...
At Yale New Haven Health in 2010, the health system had five different electronic health record systems and variance in its common revenue cycle platform implementations. THE PROBLEM Like many health systems, Yale New Haven Health was in the process...
Cyber attacks affect the finances of every hospital and insurer like no other. "I've seen estimates of over $5 billion in costs to the healthcare industry annually," said Lisa Rivera, a partner at Bass, Berry...
The American Telemedicine Association has elected Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar to be its next president. He'll start a year-long term in April 2020. WHY IT MATTERSKvedar, vice president of connected health at Partners HealthCare and a professor of dermatology...
Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health strives to be a workplace where staff can thrive and grow their careers. The provider organization, fresh off a successful reimplementation of its electronic health record, recently introduced new career paths within information technology. The IT...
Dame Fiona Caldicott, national data guardian for health and social care, is calling for a further discussion with the public on the commercial relationships between the NHS and those wanting to innovate using patient data. The call comes after more...
Some of the biggest heavy-hitters in consumer technology – all of whom have developed a major and potentially disruptive presence in healthcare in recent years – have joined to reaffirm the commitment to interoperability they made a year ago...
BioEnterprise, a collaborative of health IT, medical device and pharma companies working to expand the healthcare industry in Northeast Ohio, has announced new funding in the state's budget to expand its HIT in the CLE talent initiative. WHY IT...
John Muir Health and Optum are embarking on a new partnership that will see the Bay Area health system outsource most of its technology and billing functions to the UnitedHealth subsidiary. WHY IT MATTERSOptum will manage John Muir's nonclinical...
It's no secret that telemedicine is becoming a hugely popular offering in healthcare. A recent Global Market Insights report found that the sector was worth about $38.3 billion in 2018, and that figure is...

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