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Three Us: The Key to Successful Health Information Exchange
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Larry Garber, MD, Medical Director for Informatics, Reliant Medical Group

Health information exchange (HIE), the electronic transfer of clinical patient information between healthcare organizations, has been a struggle ever since electronic health record (EHR) systems came into use decades ago. More and more instances...

Minding the Gaps Using Patient-Reported Outcomes to Improve the Delivery of Care
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Megan Reams, Senior Manager, Research Institute, Park Nicollet Health Services

For anyone who has traveled on the London Metro, “mind the gap” means watching your step between the subway car and the platform when you enter and exit. In healthcare, we are constantly mindful of the gaps we are aware of, but some...

HHS Perspectives on Information Sharing and the Need for Public/ Private Partnerships
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Christopher Wlaschin, Former CISO, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The healthcare sector is under attack. Recent WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks combined with a year-over-year increase in the total number of cyber-attacks against the heath ecosystem underscore the increasing importance and necessity of...

Minding the Gaps Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve the Delivery of Care
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Curtis A. Boehm, M.D., Senior Medical Director, Information Systems & Technology, HealthPartners

For anyone who has travelled on the London Metro, “mind the gap” means watching your step between the subway car and the platform when you enter and exit. In healthcare, we are constantly mindful of the gaps we are aware of, but some...

Telehealth and Challenges in Reimbursement
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Lynn Gibson, Chief Technology Officer/VP, CHRISTUS Health

To borrow from the opening lines of the 70’s TV show “Six Million Dollar Man”—we have the technology, we have the capability—well that is almost where we are with telehealth today but we are still fighting one big...

The Promise of Big Data for Measuring Outcomes and Performance in Health Care
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Hon Pak, Chief Medical Officer, 3M HIS

Hospitals are facing tremendous pressure to remain profitable. A recent study from the Congressional Budget Office suggests that absent productivity growth, 51—60 percent of hospitals could have negative margins by 2025. With the rising...

4 Cybersecurity Weak Spots You Should Care About When Others Don't
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Marc Probst, CIO and VP, Intermountain Healthcare

As evidenced by the malware-induced breach at Banner Health and the ransomware attack at Hollywood Presbyterian earlier this year, cybercriminals are continually targeting healthcare organizations. The financial and reputational costs of a breach...

How Health Care's Digital Revolution Could Reach its Full Potential
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David Blumenthal, President, The Commonwealth Fund

A quiet revolution has swept through our health care system, almost eliminating a paper-based record system in favor of a digital one. Today, almost 100 percent of hospitals and 80 percent of physicians use certified electronic health records...

Information Technology and the New Challenges of Healthcare
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Kris Zierolf, Director, IT Revenue Cycle, Renown Health

Government regulation, changing customer demand, and technological advances are redefining what it means to provide quality healthcare; and IT is being required to fill the dual role of customer service and steward of technology infrastructure. As...

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AllScripts Strives to Make Key Contributions to Precision Medicine Initiative
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CHICAGO: Building on the idea of delivering greater healthcare for U.S. citizens, the government agencies are encouraging the precision medicine approach for disease treatment and prevention. The Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort program...

Getting EMR Back in the Fast Lane
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Kristin Ficery, MD, Accenture

Restrained by a maturing U.S. market and countries that are still in economic recovery, growth has and may continue to remain slow for the global market for Electronic Health Records (EHR). As such, innovative solutions will be crucial in a...

Health Payers to Focus on Omni-Channel Strategies, Private HIX Solutions: IDC Health Insights for 2015
Healthcaretechoutlook >> vendor

FRAMINGHAM, MA: International Data Corporation (IDC) Health Insight, provider of research and consulting services for health businesses and IT, has concluded in its report for ‘Top 10 Predictions’ that in 2015, the health payers will...

Signature Performance: Reforming Healthcare Revenue Management
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Chris Vairo, Chief Revenue Officer

A pioneer of outsourced revenue management services for the healthcare market