Health IT News

Health information technology, also known as health IT or HIT, is a rapidly changing field. To keep health IT professionals, stakeholders, investors and others updated on the latest news in the space, Wiser has created a free daily email that compiles the best coverage from around the web. To be sure, health IT is a broad field. It covers the management of health records and other health information across networks, healthcare providers, government bodies, and insurance companies, as well as the access and use of this information by healthcare consumers and patients. Health IT is seen as a major area of potential improvement in the healthcare system. As a result, it has seen a rapid influx of investment, innovation and interest from technologists, health and IT professionals, policymakers, non-profits, affordable care advocates, entrepreneurs, and others. In the U.S., agencies including the FDA, the ONC, HHS and the FCC are now cooperating through initiatives including the HITPC and its FDASIA working group to gather input, issue recommendations, and develop health IT frameworks. Stay current on the most recent health IT news — subscribe to Wiser’s free daily health IT news digest and start receiving relevant coverage delivered to your inbox.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Monday, February 19, 2018
 
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HHS plan for the opioid crisis: Track prescribing patterns with Medicaid data
Healthcare IT News • Jessica Davis
PHM Market Trends Report Coming Before HIMSS
Chilmark • Brian Murphy
Boston Children's builds dashboard to better manage patient capacity and beds
Healthcare IT News • Bill Siwicki
Allscripts sells OneContent business to Hyland
Healthcare IT News • Twitter: @Mikemiliardhitn
Intelligent Population Health: Better Insights for Better Results
Healthcare IT News • Caradigm
House balks at $10 billion price tag for VA-Cerner EHR project
Healthcare IT News • Jessica Davis
To reach value realization, start right – A 10-point plan
Healthcare IT News • Agfa Healthcare
Tapping real-time analytics to create a digitally enabled organization
Healthcare IT News • Siemens
How Baptist Healthcare is turning around its finances
The Business Journals • Chris Larson
HL7 Meeting to Focus on Intersection of Clinical Genomics, AI
Healthcare Informatics Magazine • David Raths
 
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Health IT, Medicaid
HHS plan for the opioid crisis: Track prescribing patterns with Medicaid data
Healthcare IT NewsJessica Davis
As part of its FY19 budget request, the agency is looking into how to leverage PDMPs to track prescribing histories, as well as reporting suspected abuse to the DEA.
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Health IT
PHM Market Trends Report Coming Before HIMSS
ChilmarkBrian Murphy
Key Takeaway PHM products are maturing in spite of uncertainty about payment system. The Chilmark Research 2018 Population Health Management […] The post PHM Market Trends Report Coming Before HIMSS appeared first on Chilmark Research.
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Health IT
Boston Children's builds dashboard to better manage patient capacity and beds
Healthcare IT NewsBill Siwicki
The hospital has outstripped its physical footprint, so analytics for patient placement has become critical while it awaits new buildings.
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Allscripts sells OneContent business to Hyland
Healthcare IT NewsTwitter: @Mikemiliardhitn
The company also posted 22 percent revenue growth in Q4, but bookings were down.
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Health IT
Intelligent Population Health: Better Insights for Better Results
Healthcare IT NewsCaradigm
Four new developments in analytics solutions strengthen the tools available to support providers in effectively managing the health of their patients.
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Electronic Health Records, Health IT
House balks at $10 billion price tag for VA-Cerner EHR project
Healthcare IT NewsJessica Davis
VA Committee Chair Phil Roe was also concerned that the amount doesn’t cover maintenance or the cost to update the infrastructure necessary to accommodate the new platform.
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To reach value realization, start right – A 10-point plan
Healthcare IT NewsAgfa Healthcare
Explore how to successfully transform individual departments’ medical imaging into powerful enterprise-wide assets that benefit the clinical, operation and financial health of your care system.
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Tapping real-time analytics to create a digitally enabled organization
Healthcare IT NewsSiemens
As a society, we can and are collecting data in many ways. The question is not how to get more data, but how to use it effectively?
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Electronic Health Records, Health Care Costs
How Baptist Healthcare is turning around its finances
The Business JournalsChris Larson
After bleak financial performance the last few years, Baptist Healthcare System Inc. is beginning a turnaround. The Louisville-based hospital operator and health care provider reported an operating loss of $42.4 million for fiscal 2016, ended Aug. 31, and $69.2 million for fiscal...
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Artificial Intelligence, Electronic Health Records
HL7 Meeting to Focus on Intersection of Clinical Genomics, AI
Healthcare Informatics MagazineDavid Raths
HL7 is holding its annual conference on genomics February 20-21 in Washington, D.C. The theme this year is focused on the intersection of clinical genomics and artificial intelligence. To preview the meeting, I recently interviewed Grant Wood, a member of the HL7...
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