The HCI Group, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based consultancy specializing in health information technology system installation and support, has acquired health IT training and systems-implementation company Expert Technical Advisors, Houston, the company has announced.
There were honors to share for the top three hospital EHR developers in the annual Best of KLAS awards this year, with Epic Systems Corp., Cerner Corp. and Meditech all taking home awards. But Epic garnered the most mentions.
Detroit's burgeoning technology industry is bringing new jobs to the city and bolstering providers such as Henry Ford Health System. Unemployment in the city has dropped to the mid-single digits after spiking above 20% just two years ago.
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Carequality, a public-private collaborative backed by large health systems, technology companies and industry groups, has published guidelines that aim to build a path toward greater data exchange in healthcare.
Walgreens Boots Alliance will toss out its proprietary electronic health-record system at more than 400 in-store Healthcare Clinics and replace it with an EHR from Epic Systems Corp., the drugstore chain announced Thursday.
When Dr. Demetrius Maraganore left the Mayo Clinic in 2009 to take over as chairman of NorthShore University HealthSystem's neurology department, he hoped to continue his work in evaluating quality-improvement measures. But his new post also offered an opportunity for a new approach.
A new group of innovators are entering the final phase of the federal electronic health-record program as its focus shifts away from implementation and toward quality outcomes and patient-centered data exchange.
A federal watchdog group sent out an alert this week about information blocking and potential violations of the anti-kickback law. Some experts say that hints at the OIG's growing concern about the issue.
A host of U.S. healthcare companies will be affected by a decision by Europe's highest court earlier this week to toss out a 15-year data-sharing compact between the U.S. and members of the European Union.
Terry Carroll has left his position as chief innovation officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, N.H., to “pursue other interests,” a spokesman said.
Dave Blom, CEO of Columbus-based OhioHealth, talks about the impact of Medicaid expansion, Ohio Gov. John Kasich's role in implementing that expansion, electronic health-record interoperability, and his approach to motivating employees.