Health IT Pulse:

June, 2016

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June 28, 2016  2:01 PM

Hospitals aren’t ready to adopt value-based reimbursement models

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
quality of care

Most healthcare organizations -- 58% of respondents to a Peer60 report—aren't ready to adopt alternative payment models for value-based care yet,

June 24, 2016  10:28 AM

Security and value-based care hot topics at HIT Summit

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee

The first day of the two-day Health IT Summit in Boston was filled with speakers and panels addressing value-based care and


June 15, 2016  2:44 PM

ONC moves on health IT safety

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
EHR safety, Joint Commission, ONC, patient safety

Health IT is so often seen as central to creating efficiencies, maximizing reimbursement and helping spur advances in medical care, that its effect on patient safety is sometimes overlooked. But not by


June 9, 2016  8:53 AM

Inspector General recommends launch date for DoD EHR be reconsidered

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Cerner, EHR

When Cerner Corp. was chosen to take on the task of connecting the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) 55 hospitals and 600 clinics, it was declared a big win for the EHR vendor. But...


June 8, 2016  3:00 PM

Medical Informatics group chief pleads for more EHR interoperability

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
HL7, Interoperability

Doug Fridsma, M.D., is a passionate guy. A former chief science officer for ONC, Frisdma joined the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) in...


June 1, 2016  3:22 PM

ONC pushes vendors to disclose information

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
certified EHR technology, Interoperability, ONC

Moves by federal health regulators to pressure EHR vendors to reveal more information about pricing and functionality of their software are meeting a mixed response. ONC, at its


June 1, 2016  2:48 PM

Mayo Clinic to get funding for work with precision medicine group

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR data, personalized medicine, precision medicine

Add the Mayo Clinic to the list of organizations that will have a major role in the Precision Medicine Initiative. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is slated to receive $130 million in 2016 from the...


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