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Thu, 7/21/2016 - 8:44am by Chad Johnson
Read the full article at: www.politico.com More than two dozen emails that POLITICO obtained through the Freedom of Information Act reveal in excruciating detail the variety of roadblocks — some possibly incidental, others intentional — that frustrate transmission of health data and thereby health...Read more
Tue, 7/19/2016 - 4:18pm by Chad Johnson
David Muntz is a leader in the nation's efforts to modernize healthcare. He currently is principal at Muntz and Company and previously was principal deputy at the ONC , CIO at both Baylor Health and Texas Health Resources, and the CIO at GetWellNetwork. We are excited that Mr. Muntz will provide...Read more
Tue, 7/12/2016 - 2:53pm by Collin Jones
Hospitals & Health Networks magazine , part of the American Hospital Association , released the 18 th annual 2016 Most Wired list this past Tuesday, July 5 th . The survey focuses on hospitals in the United States and benchmarks them based on the level of IT adoption. Congratulations to all the...Read more
Wed, 6/29/2016 - 3:39pm by Chad Johnson
90% of the world's electronic data has been produced in the last 2 years. Think about that for a second. Remember microfiche? They were publications that were stored on film you viewed in the library on a giant viewfinder. When I was in college 20 years ago, I used to spend hours (yes, I...Read more
Tue, 6/21/2016 - 8:01am by Rob Brull
The healthcare industry continues to shift towards risk-based payment models that reward providers for lower-cost and higher-quality care. During HIMSS16, many education sessions were focused on new payment models and utilizing population health technologies to execute the strategy. With these new...Read more
Wed, 5/25/2016 - 12:01pm by Collin Jones
West Jefferson Medical Center is a not-for-profit, 435-bed full service community hospital located in the greater New Orleans area. Recently joining the LCMC Health System , the West Jefferson interface team has been chosen to lead the integration effort as part of a large Epic conversion. Along...Read more
Fri, 5/20/2016 - 11:15am by Alexander Yeh
The 2016.1 release of Corepoint Integration Engine includes some high-profile enhancements. This latest edition adds support for utilizing a remote database for queuing and logging, enhances the native web service functionality to also support RESTful interfaces, and introduces an easy method for...Read more
Thu, 5/12/2016 - 4:36pm by David Li
We were all quite excited in March with the release of Corepoint Integration Engine 2016.1 and it looks like we weren’t the only ones! Corepoint Health’s Support hotline call volume was up by over 20% in March due to interest in the new release. The good news is that our Support team directly...Read more
Wed, 5/4/2016 - 11:12am by Rob Brull
Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule to implement key provisions of the Medicare Access and Summary CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). The proposed rule addresses changes through the unified framework called the Quality Payment Program, which...Read more
Thu, 4/28/2016 - 4:04pm by Alexander Yeh
Nowadays, rather than actually talking to each other, Google Calendar has become the first place my wife and I go to see each other’s availability. This is particularly interesting since her work schedule can vary from week to week. Some days she may need to be up earlier for work, and on others...Read more

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