IBM Watson, Teva partnership to create new medicines, tackle chronic diseases

IBM Watson and pharmaceutical company Teva will expand their existing global eHealth alliance to focus on two key healthcare challenges: The discovery of...

University of Rochester Medical Center names Thomas Barnett as new CIO

Thomas Barnett will take the CIO post at the University of Rochester Medical Center, the organization revealed. When he assumes the chief information officer...

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Idaho HIE takes role in helping providers meet Stage 2 and more

BOISE, ID – In the last several months, the Idaho Health Data Exchange has welcomed a number of healthcare provider groups, hospitals and vendors...

500 health IT jobs slated for Atlanta

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush have confirmed the cloud-based EHR company’s plans to expand in Atlanta, something that has been...

OCHIN awarded federal grant to help community health centers with HIT

Diana Manos is Senior Editor for Healthcare IT News. Located in Washington, D.C., she covers policy and legislation issues surrounding healthcare IT. http://www.twitter.com/DManos_IT_News. The...
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10 Must Read Tips on How to Choose Medical Billing Software

Medical professionals need to spend long hours completing paper work and insurance claims. To ease their work the IT industry has designed and created...

Dispelling myths about EHR and up-to $44,000 ARRA incentive

As you likely know, 2011 was the first pay-out year for doctors choosing to implement EHR (electronic health records) and choosing to take advantage...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association analyzes 2.3 billion patient records to improve care quality

Healthcare innovation across the United States is being powered by a number of factors – including technology, legislation and the move toward value-based...

Is Allscripts headed for the auction block?

CHICAGO – Several news outlets have reported recently that EHR vendor Allscripts might be shopping...

OCHIN awarded federal grant to help community health centers with HIT

Diana Manos is Senior Editor for Healthcare IT News. Located in Washington, D.C., she covers...

Open-source advocates praise CCHIT’s changes

By Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer On balance, it would appear that members of the...

Cleveland Clinic, IBM to send Watson to medical school

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Clinic and IBM are partnering to increase the use of the Watson...

Mediscribes a participant of Health Story organization stands by Health Story Members.

March 23, 2012 Louisville, Mediscribes, a leading provider of Medical Transcription Services and document management...

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Read HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell's exit memo

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell posted this cabinet exit memo on January 5.

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Big data: Bold promise? Or the hardest part of population health,...

Seattle Children's Chief Data Officer Eugene Kolker offered up a confession: "I'm a little bit nervous right now about what's happening in our...

Apple ditches headphone jack in iPhone 7 and health device makers...

When it released the new iPhone 7, Apple also surprised many people by abandoning the headphone jack and, instead, opting to connect through...

HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassador Shadid Shah: End of meaningful use will...

Shahid Shah – known as @ShahidNShah to his his 4,500-plus Twitter followers and "The Healthcare IT Guy" to the wider Web – has...

Agencies Seek to Use Stimulus Funds to Find Cheaper Health Care

By JANE ZHANG Federal health agencies, seeking to hand out stimulus funds to research the effectiveness of various medical treatments, said they will include...