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August 15, 2018
Chris Nerney

Tech giants vow to remove healthcare interoperability barriers

"We see this as a historic moment where we can intervene in just the right ways as healthcare shifts to the cloud and makes AI available."
August 13, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS rule to overhaul Medicare Shared Savings Program would imperil ACOs, group says

National Association of ACOs says Pathways to Success program would force accountable care organizations to "assume risk too soon."
August 10, 2018
Chris Nerney

Medtech vendors must embrace open platforms to enable IoMT, Deloitte says

Research report urges a consensus on interoperability standards and widespread use of open APIs.
August 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS wants provider offices to be fax-free by 2020

Administrator Seema Verma urges developers to build consumer-friendly apps for Medicare beneficiaries to share their medical data.
August 06, 2018
Chris Nerney

Final rule pushes interoperability, reduced reporting burden

“We’ve listened to patients and their doctors who urged us to remove the obstacles getting in the way of quality care and positive health outcomes," CMS said.
August 03, 2018
Chris Nerney

Carequality, CommonWell begin bidirectional health information exchange

Select CommonWell initial sites have shared 4,000 documents with other Carequality-enabled physicians to date.
August 01, 2018
Chris Nerney

EHRs blamed in Senate health hearing for increasing provider administrative costs

"Electronic health records systems have ended up being something physicians too often dread, rather than a tool that’s useful.”
July 31, 2018
Chris Nerney

UnityPoint Health reports massive phishing attack

Iowa-based health system sends letters to 1.4 million patients about potential breach of health and financial data.
July 27, 2018
Chris Nerney

Connecticut HIE stuck in planning stage

Organizers say project struggles with balancing thoroughness with action, funding delays.
July 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

Healthcare providers should embrace connected devices, report urges

Concerns about ease of use, reliability, privacy and security slowing deployment of digital health strategies, Frost & Sullivan concludes.