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Health IT in 15 years? Exciting, but no sure thing
Healthcare IT News : April 28, 2015, 8:13 am
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, former National Coordinator David Blumenthal, MD, conjures a vision of connected healthcare in 2030. He notes, however, that "this future won’t materialize unless some problems are solved along the way."
Data analytics top concern, but industry stumped about where to start
Healthcare IT News : April 28, 2015, 8:06 am
There's a problem in the world of data analytics. A new survey of health IT professionals underscores that, sure, the lion's share of them point to data analytics and business intelligence as top of mind for 2015, but the majority also say they don't even know what data to actually collect.
Mount Sinai goes for faster referrals
Healthcare IT News : April 28, 2015, 7:44 am
Mount Sinai Health System -- with its seven hospital campuses, medical school and extensive ambulatory care network -- is building a new referral system for its care providers.
With medical practices across the Mount Sinai Health System referring hundreds of thousands of patients each year, the need for an intelligent referral operating system is clear, Mount Sinai officials said in a news release, announcing the initiative.
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EMR market to grow even without carrot
Healthcare IT News : April 28, 2015, 6:54 am
The $25 billion EMR market will continue to grow even after the government incentives for doctors and hospitals to go digital have vanished, according to an "EMR 2015: The Market for Electronic Medical Records," a new report from research firm Kalorama Information.
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Innovation Pulse: Portals are key to population health success
Healthcare IT News : April 28, 2015, 6:04 am
When Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy challenged his staff to broaden its reach, he went big. Really big.
Mayo already has an enviable footprint of treating approximately 1 million patients every year in its hospitals and clinics. As many as 10 million people benefit from Mayo Medical Laboratories and other contracted services, while some 60 million access its online offerings.
Noseworthy’s ambition: Connect with 200 million patients – by 2020.