Investment firm Heritage Group has closed its second innovation fund and now counts 15 healthcare organizations as limited partners.
Health IT experts say the tight timelines surrounding a new round of clinical quality and IT measures may result in penalties for some physicians if those measures require significant changes to electronic health records and other systems.
IMS Health Holdings and Quintiles Transnational Holdings, providers of life science product development services, announced Tuesday that they would merge to create a company valued at more than $23 billion.
Ayasdi, a tech company in Menlo Park, Calif., uses an applied math concept known as topological data analysis, which finds patterns in vast and complex data sets. The technology has applications in population health, drug discovery and revenue-cycle management.
The digital experience at Humber River Hospital in northwest Toronto begins the moment patients arrive. The sleek, square building feels like a small airport, with each registration area designated with a letter. Before arriving, patients look online to find out their check-in zone.
Medicare's new system for paying physicians will kill off the so-called “meaningful use” regime for measuring EHR use. The CMS promises a more flexible approach that focuses on making relevant information accessible to clinicians and patients.
The CMS has started to answer the many questions surrounding how physicians will get paid under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act. But some stakeholders were immediately dissatisfied with what they saw, and the 963-page rule may have raised as many questions as it answered.
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company is attempting to reorganize as sales of personal computers shrink. Intel officials said the company will make investments in products and technologies, such as the cloud, that will foster revenue growth, and drive more profitable mobile and personal computer...
Brigham and Women's Health Care in Boston has named Dr. Adam Landman CIO, effective May 2. He currently serves as the not-for-profit's chief medical information officer for health information innovation and integration.
Quest Diagnostics' profits soared in the first quarter as the company doubled down on its core business of diagnostic lab services.
The way in which EmblemHealth went about the layoffs has left many former employees angry, and they have turned to Florida labor attorney Sara Blackwell to fight the changes.
Greenway Health co-founder Tee Green is stepping down from the top office at the Carrollton, Ga.-based electronic health record and practice management company. He will stay on full time as executive chairman to focus on innovation and growth initiatives. Scott Zimmerman will replace him as CEO.