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Despite challenges, panels see progress on healthcare interoperability
By Joseph Conn | October 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
There is interoperability in American healthcare, more than is generally thought, a federal health IT official and multiple advisers noted during a rare joint meeting Wednesday of the two main federally chartered health information technology advisory panels.
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Skelton appointed CEO of Surescripts
Bob Herman | August 22, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Surescripts, an electronic prescription and clinical technology network, has named Tom Skelton CEO. Skelton will start Aug. 25. He has several years of executive experience in the healthcare technology sector, most recently working with Foundation Radiology Group and Med3000.
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Vital Signs
Medication reconciliation improvements needed: report
Joseph Conn | July 29, 2014
Medication reconciliation, a standard operating procedure at hospitals, remains a process in need of work, according to a report based on a study of 19 hospitals released by the National Institute for Health Care Reform.
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Walgreen, CHE Trinity partner to coordinate patient care
Modern Healthcare | May 24, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Walgreen Co., the Deerfield, Ill.-based operator of more than 8,200 drugstores and 750 retail clinics, will collaborate to coordinate patient care with CHE Trinity Health, a Livonia, Mich.-based system that operates more than 80 hospitals where 3,200 physicians practice.
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Vital Signs
e-Rx passes 1 billion mark, Surescripts reports
Joseph Conn | May 22, 2014
More than 1 billion e-prescriptions last year moved through Surescripts, the electronic prescription network than handles the bulk of the nation's e-Rx traffic. More than 70% of physicians are now e-prescribers. Delaware, for the second year in a row, ranked as the top state for e-Rx, with 81% of...
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Fragmented care: Data-sharing between retail clinics, health systems hits hurdles
Melanie Evans | February 15, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Retail clinic operators such as CVS are rapidly expanding into the estimated $5 billion market for simple primary-care services. But their growing presence is raising concerns about further fragmentation of medical care, even as momentum grows for tighter coordination across the care continuum.
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Dr. Stuart Marcus named president and CEO of St. Vincent's Health Services, and other moves
Modern Healthcare | January 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. Stuart Marcus has been named president and CEO of St. Vincent's Health Services, Bridgeport, Conn.
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Information
Surescripts' CEO stepping down in March
Modern Healthcare | January 10, 2014
Harry Totonis, president and CEO of Surescripts, will step down in March, the Arlington, Va.-based national clinical network announced.
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Surescripts' CEO stepping down in March
Modern Healthcare | January 09, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Harry Totonis, president and CEO of Surescripts, will step down in March, the Arlington, Va.-based national clinical network announced.
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CareCentrix names Driscoll CEO
Modern Healthcare | August 14, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
John Driscoll has left Castlight Health, a San Francisco-based developer of benefit-management software, and was appointed CEO of home health benefit-management company CareCentrix with headquarters in Hartford, Conn.
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