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Cerner has strong Q3 after Siemens deal
Healthcare IT News : October 24, 2014, 11:23 am
In the first batch of financial results reported since its acquisition of Siemens in August, Cerner Corporation announced a robust third quarter on Thursday.
Bookings in Q3 were $1.1 billion – an all-time high for a third quarter and an increase of 19 percent compared with $928 million for the same period in 2013.
Reider out at ONC too -- what's next?
Healthcare IT News : October 24, 2014, 11:01 am
The exodus of top-tier ONC leaders continues. In fact, it might now officially be called a brain drain. Not long after news broke that National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, was stepping out of her post on Thursday, word came down that Deputy National Coordinator Jacob Reider, MD, would depart the agency as well, leaving in November.
Intermountain forges new kind of clinic
Healthcare IT News : October 24, 2014, 9:38 am
When faced with the fact that just 5 percent of the patient population was responsible for nearly half the money it spent on healthcare each year, Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare decided to make some radical changes to keep these most vulnerable patients from falling through the cracks.
More tech than ever on MGMA show floor
Healthcare IT News : October 23, 2014, 12:33 pm
With more than 350 exhibitors on the show floor, including many for the first time, MGMA's exhibit hall is expected to be abuzz with activity and fresh ideas.
"The exhibit hall is a place to connect, explore and find the solutions practices need to effectively manage time, staff and operations," said Susan Paulin Schubert, MGMA's senior manager, corporate relations and business development.
The hall will be open throughout the conference. The hours are: 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Sunday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.
Practices buried under MU 'avalanche'
Healthcare IT News : October 23, 2014, 11:57 am
"I've never seen this level of frustration in our membership, as I have in the past six to eight months or so," says MGMA Senior Policy Advisor Robert Tennant. "It's not just meaningful use. But that is certainly one of the catalysts."