Tag Archives: #HIT

Is It Time To Put FHIR-Based Development Front And Center?

I like to look at questions other people in the #HIT world wonder about, and see whether I have a different way of looking at the subject, or something to contribute to the discussion. This time I was provoked by … Continue reading

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An Effective Strategy for Long-term Epic Training

The following is a guest blog post by Chris Cooley, Training Advisor at Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company. Ensuring that you have enough staff to cover day-to-day, new-hire, remedial, and monthly EHR update training is not an easy task. … Continue reading

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ACO-Affiliated Hospitals May Be Ahead On Strategic Health IT Use

Over the past several years I’ve been struck by how seldom ACOs seem to achieve the objectives they’re built to meet – particularly cost savings and quality improvement goals – even when the organizations involved are pretty sophisticated. For example, … Continue reading

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ENCORE HEALTH RESOURCES LAUNCHES NEW HEALTH ANALYTICS PRACTICE

“Smart Skinny” approach helps clients improve data quality, increase data value HOUSTON – MAY 16, 2013 – Encore Health Resources, an award-winning health-information technology (HIT) services company, announced today the launch of its Health Analytics consulting practice focused on “smart … Continue reading

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HIPAA Compliant, Secure Texting Doc Halo App Lands Key Contract with Premier Healthcare Network

The Doc Halo app ensures confidential patient information remains private during the text messaging process for physicians and for healthcare networks. Cincinnati, Ohio. March 21, 2013.  Doc Halo, the secure healthcare texting app that allows physicians and medical professionals to … Continue reading

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HL7 Announces Plans for Freely Available IP and Future Membership Model

Health IT Standards Leader Reveals Details of Move to Make Standards and Other Selected IP Freely Available New Orleans, USA – March 4, 2013 – Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global leader in developing and implementing data, functional, and interoperability … Continue reading

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Wolters Kluwer Health Launches UpToDate Anywhere, new mHealth Clinician Resource

Features Anytime/Anywhere Access to the Award-Winning UpToDate Mobile App   New Orleans, LA (March 4, 2013) – Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today at the HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition, … Continue reading

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PEPID Delivers Infobutton Solution

Provides immediate support for Meaningful Use 2 Certification  Phoenix, AZ — March 1, 2013 — As the healthcare industry works through the challenges in the efforts to implement electronic health records and information systems required by Obamacare and the American … Continue reading

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HIMSS13: athenahealth Issues HIT Industry ‘Code of Conduct’

Code Lays Out Five Basic Principles to Move Industry Forward WATERTOWN, MA, and NEW ORLEANS, LA — March 4, 2013— athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), a leading provider of cloud-based electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination services to … Continue reading

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NextGate EMPI and Provider Registry Pass Interoperability Testing at 2013 IHE Connectathon and Conference

NextGate Products Meet IHE Interoperability Standards for 4th Year in a Row; Underlying Platform for New Provider Self-Service Portal PASADENA, Calif. — February 28, 2013 — NextGate, a leading provider of enterprise identity management solutions, announced that its Enterprise Master … Continue reading

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