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In yet another record quarter for venture capital, health information technology companies raked in $858 million since January, across 163 deals, a 154 percent increase compared to Q4 2013. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Apr 16, 2014
To healthcare mogul Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, the dirtiest four-letter word in the realm of digital health is "silo." Read More
Source: Eric Wicklund
Date: Apr 16, 2014
Encouraged by the patient engagement spurred by giants such as Geisinger and the VA who've taken part, Kaiser Permanente Northwest and eight other health systems in the region have signed on to OpenNotes -- the first widespread adoption of the data sharing program. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Apr 16, 2014

Perspective

With the concept of collaborative care now at the forefront of the industry, organizations are working to improve the functionality and interoperability of IT systems. To meaningfully exchange clinical and financial information, however, it is essential for various technologies within and among organizations to effectively communicate. Standards are essential.   READ MORE

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The state with the lowest electronic health record adoption rates in the nation has finally put a foot forward with its statewide health information exchange, after announcing the network's go-live. Read More
Source: Erin McCann
Date: Apr 16, 2014 e-mail to a friend
Karen DeSalvo, MD, the national coordinator for health information technology, has proposed that ONC become "more forward-thinking." Read More
Source: Diana Manos
Date: Apr 9, 2014 e-mail to a friend
We hear a lot about patient engagement these days. Certainly, the idea is a noble one. And the benefits it could bring when practiced on a wide scale are immense. But a lot of providers are still wondering: How do you do it? Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Apr 9, 2014 e-mail to a friend

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