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Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

Even though Mayo Clinic has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare delivery, it isn't immune to challenges such as physician burnout and the mounting pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models. Mayo President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy...

Epic EHR costs push ProMedica into the red

Epic EHR costs push ProMedica into the red

By Bob Herman  |  August 26, 2016

ProMedica, a health system based in Toledo, Ohio, is in the middle of installing an Epic Systems Corp. electronic health record, and that transition led to some financial pain in the first half of 2016.

EHR safety goes to court

EHR safety goes to court

By Lisa Schencker  |  June 25, 2016

A recently filed lawsuit alleging that a faulty electronic health record system caused patient harm may be among the first in a wave of such cases, even though most experts say the latest EHR systems are better designed than older models.

Beyond the EHR money pit

Beyond the EHR money pit

By Beth Kutscher  |  June 25, 2016

Demands for constant upgrades to already-installed electronic health record systems are slowing investment in other important digital technologies like telehealth, remote patient monitoring and online billing.

First wave of Stage 3-ready EHR products are tested, certified

By Joseph Conn  |  June 24, 2016

Healthcare providers looking to upgrade to the latest government-approved electronic health record systems got a signal this week that the products are in the pipeline, though they may be six or more months away from reaching the market.

Under construction: Risk-based reimbursement

Under construction: Risk-based reimbursement

By Dave Barkholz  |  June 18, 2016

The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.

Epic's Faulkner is No. 3 on Forbes' self-made women list

Epic's Faulkner is No. 3 on Forbes' self-made women list

By Joseph Conn  |  June 02, 2016

Judith Faulkner, founder and CEO of Epic Systems, took the No. 3 spot on Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women. Forbes pegged the healthcare information technology entrepreneur's net worth at $2.4 billion.

Epic wins $940 million for infringement of intellectual property rights

Epic wins $940 million for infringement of intellectual property rights

By Joseph Conn  |  April 18, 2016

A federal court jury in Wisconsin found in favor of Epic Systems on all seven counts of a civil suit that alleged Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Tata America International Corp. had breached a contract that provided Tata employees access to Epic's proprietary information.

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