Two Indiana physician practices are using a cloud-based platform to "connect the dots" in patient care, enabling clinicians in different locations to pull in patient data and coordinate a care management plan on tablets.
Linda Shanley, CIO at Saint Francis Hospital in Connecticut, knows a thing or two about starting up an ACO despite adversity. The hospital is launching an ACO with 24 different EMRs and a dozen different systems.
Rumors about an ICD-10 delay swirled through the halls -- while CMS unwrapped provider resources and some experts began discussing the real challenges come 2015 when the government and payers really know how to use the codes.
Martin Makary, best-selling author of "Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care," tells how eliminating variability in healthcare is the key to reigning in costs.
48 of the nation's largest medical and health IT associations are calling for more time and flexibility to meet meaningful use stage 2. The ONC, meanwhile, has a lot of its own new ideas for flexibility.