More medical news from Healthcare IT News
HIE sees 450 percent growth
Healthcare IT News : January 27, 2015, 12:14 pm
In just six months, the number of data sources sharing information through the Georgia Regional Academic Community Health Information Exchange has grown by 450 percent.
[See also: UMC taps Cerner for 10-year EHR stint]
Healthcare IT News presents Patient Engagement Summit, Feb. 9-10
Healthcare IT News : January 27, 2015, 11:32 am
Patient engagement may be considered by many to be the "blockbuster drug of the 21st century," but convincing patients to take more responsibility for their own care is easier said that done – but not impossible.
Huron Consulting to acquire Studer
Healthcare IT News : January 27, 2015, 11:20 am
Huron Consulting Group, a public company that provides healthbare business and performance advice, is poised to spend $325M to acquire healthcare consulting firm Studer Group, which is focused on helping providers improve clinical outcomes and financial results.
Putting security first: the right priorities for real protection
Healthcare IT News : January 27, 2015, 3:02 am
Your average healthcare IT organization tends to be ruled by two primary concerns: HIPAA compliance and preventing breaches. Both are smart priorities, but many teams assume that achieving the first will prevent the second – and that can be a disastrous mistake.
The future of healthcare analytics is prescriptive
Healthcare IT News : January 27, 2015, 3:00 am
If the healthcare industry hopes to tackle many of the pressing issues it faces today – from cost of providing care, to lost revenue, to providing higher quality care, institutions need to start adopting more prescriptive analytics into their practices.