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Wed, 1/27/2016 - 10:53am by Collin Jones
(Image courtesy of Rich Anderson via Flickr ) Last Friday, five Dallas-area hospital CIOs were guest panelists for a luncheon hosted by DFW HIMSS. The CIOs were invited to discuss strategic initiatives and various topics relevant to healthcare IT. The packed event took place in a meeting space at...Read more
Wed, 1/13/2016 - 9:44am by Rob Brull
In 2016, MU as it has existed-- with MACRA-- will now be effectively over and replaced with something better #JPM16 — Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) January 12, 2016 Earlier this week, Andy Slavitt, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator, tweeted that “In 2016, MU as it has...Read more
Mon, 12/14/2015 - 8:36am by Chad Johnson
Accolades keep piling up for Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, located in Elkin, NC. First the IT department was honored by Healthcare IT News in 2011 as the #1-ranked small hospital in their annual Best Hospital IT Departments list, an accomplishment they repeated in 2012. This year, the hospital...Read more
Wed, 12/2/2015 - 4:53pm by Chad Johnson
You've heard it over and over again: healthcare IT is 10 years behind the rest of the technology world; EHR vendors have created data siloes that prevent health data interoperability; hospitals and health care organizations are not interested in sharing their patients' health data with competitors...Read more
Tue, 11/24/2015 - 7:52am by Chad Johnson
Dennis Loucks, CEO of Automated Health Management Services in Houston, a radiology management firm that coordinates well over 100 radiologists, compares Corepoint Integration Engine to the popular Waze highway traffic-monitoring smart phone app that alerts drivers to real-time traffic hazards such...Read more
Tue, 11/3/2015 - 3:36pm by Chad Johnson
There are many reasons hospitals and healthcare providers make the decision to replace existing enterprise technology. Frequently, the changes are not made simply to upgrade to better technology, but rather expedited because the provider's current technology is being sunsetted by the vendor or for...Read more
Tue, 10/20/2015 - 5:08pm by Dan Hermann
Typical server workloads include lots of I/O operations as data is transferred across network connections and written to disk. Analyzing the thread profile of these workloads usually results in a chart that looks something like this (generally with one thread per CPU core): The longer length of the...Read more
Wed, 10/14/2015 - 9:17am by Rob Brull
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator ( ONC ) released the final rules for the ERH Incentive Program Meaningful Use Stage 3, as well as the related 2015 EHR certification criteria last week. Stage 3 is set to begin as an optional requirement...Read more
Mon, 10/5/2015 - 2:46pm by Chad Johnson
A big Thank You to the hundreds of Corepoint Health customers who attended our 4th Annual Corepoint Connect user group conference. We uploaded to our Facebook page a handful of the great photos taken by Client Support Manager Wilson Ho and VP of Client Services Sonal Patel. From HL7 FHIR training...Read more
Tue, 9/29/2015 - 10:34am by Chad Johnson
Our fourth annual user group conference Corepoint Connect kicks off tomorrow at the Marriott at Legacy Town Center in Plano, Texas. It's the highlight of our year because we get to spend time with hundreds of our customers in one place, discussing what we all know best – the importance of health...Read more

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