August 2015

The Camden Group Launches Mobile App for Healthcare Providers to Get Lean by Tracking Workflows and EMR Efficiency
Lost recording device affects 7,600 Ohio families
MU payments top $31B
CMS names ICD-10 ombudsman
3 U.S. healthcare companies ranked among the world’s top innovators
81% of provider organizations have faced cyberattack in past 24 months
Project simplifies EHR data collection for a learning health system
New Texas law allows for MD compensation for school telehealth visits
Electronic triggers yield speedier cancer diagnosis
Medicare ACOs slow to earn saving bonuses
Report outlines Beacon Communities' HIT use
Georgia Partnership for Telehealth Announces Grant Recipients for the 2015 Rural School-Based Telehealth Center Initiative
Report finds no dominator in EHR market
Employees disciplined, some fired, for snooping in records
Phynd Technologies, Inc. Signs Six New Health Systems to Growing Client Family
Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative seeks submissions to further vision
High patient satisfaction with CVS' telehealth pilot
Unconscious biases are common in healthcare
Accenture, Duke launch analytics research partnership
Wachter: Transparency is 'inexpensive and effective tool'
Buffalo UltraSound JOINS HEALTHeLINK
Report: 45% of Americans have had records compromised
Three exciting new initiatives
Compensation structure for docs in ACOs similar to non-ACO physicians
Intel, OHSU partner to battle cancer in a more personalized, efficient way
Allscripts Partners With CoverMyMeds to Help Patients Fill Prescriptions Faster
Survey finds Allscripts top-ranked EHR, satisfaction increasing
WellDoc, Samsung and Ontario Telemedicine Network Announce Innovative Program to Help Ontarians Manage Type 2 Diabetes and Improve Health & Fitness
Care Management Technologies Announces New Client: Alliance Behavioral Healthcare
Allscripts Ambulatory/Alternate Site Solutions Ranked No. 1 by Black Book Rankings
Merge Healthcare Named a Leading Vendor in KLAS 2015 Midterm Performance Review
Mayo to open genomic hub to accelerate consumer adoption
Digital health center opening in Denver
PCORnet to be used for more efficient research on obesity
AHA issues ICD-10 countdown checklist
Glitch sends letters to the wrong people
NLP market to jump to $2.67B by 2020
Ill. provider cleared in class-action lawsuit from breach
More than half of community hospitals dissatisfied with EHR
Guide aims to help improve security of mobile devices
Half of health IT startups doomed to fail
Medicare’s 3-day hospital stay better off waived: analysis
White House ups budget for cybersecurity efforts
CMS expands bundled payment initiative
This week's 3 privacy & security developments
QM task force focuses on decision support, MU
Google announces diabetes sensors as first healthcare initiative
Most providers skeptical of interoperability roadmap goals
The Innovation Institute Announces Deloitte as Sponsor and Collaborator for its Innovation Lab in Newport Beach
Rumor confirmed: GE sells its healthcare-lending biz to Capital One for $9B
Information exchange activity increasing, according to AHA/ONC survey
HITPC approves recommendations that drive better understanding of big data's privacy issues
Endless possibilities for the digital infrastructure's data dividend
Nuance’s Karen Holzberger: Fostering innovation through collaboration
Beyond the Buzzwords
U.S. Coast Guard Uses InterSystems HealthShare as Interoperability Platform for Integrated Health Information System (IHiS)
SPHA becomes CMS-approved CAHPS for PQRS survey vendor and PQRS registry reporting vendor
Study finds high discrepancy between pharmacy claims and med lists
94M records stolen so far this year
Meta-analysis finds texting works for medication adherence
ACEP work group details ways to improve HIE
Bill exempts ASCs from MU requirements
MIE faces class-action lawsuit after cyberattack
AHA implores feds to put Anthem-Cigna through the wringer
Transparency in clinical trials proving effective at advancing science rather than careers
Dell Services Named Founding Health Care IT Partner for The Innovation Institute
The week in health IT: 6 significant developments
FDA contracts for Precision Medicine platform
What are Medscape’s top 10 places to practice medicine—and why are the choices controversial?
FDA issues alert for infusion pump
Report predicts $34B telemedicine market by 2020
HHS issues guide of HIPAA basics
Model Medicare/Medicaid coordination program losing lots of money in Massachusetts
iTHRIVE Challenge to address 2020 Roadmap concerns
1,100 VA paper records accidentally tossed in dumpster
Health IT IPOs on the upswing
76% of hospitals face readmissions penalties
UPMC First in Pennsylvania to Share Ratings that Patients Give to its Doctors, Other Providers
Hologic’s revenues, earnings increase in 3rd quarter
UCLA professor discusses cost transparency issues in healthcare
IPPS final rule requires electronic quality measure reporting
CVS, IBM partner to bring Watson to healthcare
NJ HIE receives $2.9M ONC grant
Latest WEDI ICD-10 survey finds physician practices struggling
A wish list for improving clinical documentation