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Devin Jopp Resigns as President and CEO of WEDI


WEDI President and CEO, Devin Jopp, EdD, has tendered his resignation after four years leading the national health IT organization. WEDI has been a significant voice for the improvement of health information exchange, health data interoperability,...

TX Health IT Leader Wins 2015 HIMSS Nursing Informatics Award


The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced the recipient of its Nursing Informatics Leadership Award, according to a recent press release. To recognize her influence and contributions to the informatics industry,...

ONC Releases Final 2016 Health Data Interoperability Advisory


The Office of the National Coordinator has published its final version of the 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA), a document that is intended to help healthcare organizations gauge the maturity, adoption, and usefulness of health...

$1M Grant Expands Georgia’s Health Information Exchange


Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN) awarded a total of $1 million in grants to several healthcare organizations, helping those organizations connect to the state’s health information exchange (HIE). According to a press release,...

HHS, OptumLabs Partner for Healthcare Big Data Analytics


The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced a healthcare big data analytics partnership with OptumLabs, according to a press release. The lab, which was founded by both Optum and Mayo Clinic, will host HHS research initiatives...

Definitive Healthcare Acquires Provider Database Publisher


Definitive Healthcare, a leading source for data analytics and market intelligence in the healthcare space, has announced its acquisition of US Lifeline, which oversees an online healthcare organization database. US Lifeline, a unity of Medical...

UPMC Wins Award for Healthcare Big Data Analytics Excellence


The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Health Plan has been awarded the Excellence in Analytics Award by the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) for its exemplary healthcare big data analytics programs.  According to...

ONC Provides $1M in Grant Funding for HIE, Care Coordination


The Office of the National Coordinator has announced the award of $1 million in grand funding to improve health information exchange and care coordination across the healthcare system, focusing especially on providers who have not been eligible...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Invests in Healthcare Big Data Analytics


All thirty-six members of the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association have agreed to contribute to the development of BCBS Axis, a healthcare big data analytics repository with information on more than 36 million provider records, 2.3 billion...

Sullivan Institute Opens Care Coordination, Health IT Use Survey


The Louis W. Sullivan Institute for Healthcare Innovation is requesting stakeholder feedback on potential care coordination shortfalls with a new online survey.  The survey hopes to gather information on potential gaps in population health...

CMS Offers Coding “Cheat Sheets” for ICD-10 Implementation


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is doing everything it can to inspire confidence in providers during the final few weeks before ICD-10 implementation.  As part of the Road to Ten preparation resource package, CMS has...

29 Kaiser Permanente Clinics Receive Level 3 PCMH Recognition


All twenty-nine members of the Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic Medical Group have received the highest level of NCQA patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition, the health system announced this week, adding to its large collection of accolades...

Healthcare Big Data Analytics Market to Rise to $18.7B


The global healthcare IT analytics market is expected to grow to $18.7 billion by 2020, according to a new report by The market should grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.5 percent within that time period. The report...

NIH Awarded HIMSS Stage 7 for Clinical Data Sharing, EHR Use


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center was recently recognized for its excellence in clinical data collection and EHR use. The clinic received a Stage 7 award on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM),...

EHR Big Data Analytics Uncovers New Aid for Hypertension


As big data has emerged out of the growth of electronic health records (EHRs), physicians and researchers have found that they can conduct studies with larger amounts of patients that they may never have been able to before. That’s what...

HP, Inovalon Bring Healthcare Big Data Analytics to Georgia


With a goal to innovate and provide cloud-based healthcare big data analytics to government medical care programs, Inovalon and HP have announced a partnership to work with the State of Georgia’s Department of Community Health (DCH) Medicaid...

AHIMA, IHE Publish Draft Information Governance, Big Data Paper


Helping healthcare organizations develop a cohesive, standardized approach to information governance in the big data era has been a major focus for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) over the past few years as providers...

Healthcare Industry is an Early Internet of Things Adopter


A cross-industry survey conducted by Strategy Analytics finds that healthcare providers are among the earliest adopters of Internet of Things infrastructure and applications.  Thirty percent of businesses across 45 market verticals are currently...

Texas Governor Signs EHR Interoperability, HIE Legislation


Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed legislation that will ensure the state’s future health IT efforts will focus on EHR interoperability and health information exchange (HIE).  HB 2641, also known as “Ken’s Bill”...

DCCA Wins $24M Meaningful Use Big Data Repository Contract


Data Computer Corporation of America (DCCA) will support the underlying big data infrastructure for the EHR Incentive Programs after being awarded a contract worth up to $24 million, the company reports.  The National Level Repository (NLR)...


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