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Report: Top 10 Ambulatory Mobile EHRs in 2014

Report: Top 10 Ambulatory Mobile EHRs in 2014

Black Book Rankings has released rankings of the top ambulatory mobile EHR applications in their latest “2014 Top Ranked Virtualized & Native Mobile EHR Applications,” the most recent in a series of Black Book™ strategic industry reports focused on the health  technology market. Over 380,000 practice management and physician leaders and others users ranking from hospital executives, clinicians, IT specialists and front-line veterans were invited to participate in the 2014 annual Black Book
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Contract vs. Full-Time Health IT Professional: Who Is The Most Satisfied?

Contract vs. Full-Time Health IT Professional: Who Is The Most Satisfied?

HIT Workforce Engagement survey reveals contract health IT consultants are more satisfied in their jobs than full-time health IT professionals.   Healthcare IT Leaders, a consulting and staff augmentation firm that connects hospitals and health systems with top healthcare IT talent, today released the results of its first HIT Workforce Engagement survey examining job satisfaction and career motivations for healthcare IT professionals. Based on responses from 446 HIT workers, the report
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HealthUnlocked, UK’S Largest Social Network for Health, Expands to the US

HealthUnlocked

HealthUnlocked, the leading social network for health related information in the UK, today announces its official launch in the  U.S. The digital health company, founded in 2010 by CEO Jorge Armanet and Chief Medical Officer Dr Matt Jameson Evans, is one of the fastest growing startups in the UK health tech sector, growing exponentially since 2011 and last month received three million site visits. HealthUnlocked already provides NHS Choices’ user-generated, interactive content via the
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6 Big Benefits of Applying Automation to Healthcare

Applying Automation to Healthcare_Is the Phrase Patient Engagement Overused

James Dias, Founder & CEO at Wellbe shares six big benefits that can be realized by applying automation to healthcare for overall cost reduction and efficiency. Three out of four hospital and health systems CEOs cite overall cost reduction and efficiency as one of their top two financial priorities, HealthLeaders recently reported. With the healthcare industry continually looking to cut costs and waste and improve efficiency and throughput, automation of manual tasks can be an important
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Study: Physicians Are Looking to Pharma to Help Them with Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement_Pharma Marketing to Physicians

With ACOs and Meaningful Use Stage 2 pushing patient engagement to the forefront, physicians are increasingly looking to pharma companies to help them with patient engagement by providing patient services, according to Decision Resources Group's new Manhattan Research study, ePharma Physician® 2014.  The study shows strong physician interest in patient engagement support and resources from pharma, along with an expectation that the industry will take a leadership role in developing tools to help
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12 Insightful EHR Adoption Trends in the Nashville Market

EHR Adoption Trends in Nashville

Report from TechnologyAdvice explores EHR adoption trends in the Nashville market Earlier this year, the National Center for Healthcare Statistics (NCHS) released a report stating 78 percent of office-based physicians had adopted electronic medical records in 2013. But this same report noted a wide regional variance in EHR adoption, with New Jersey representing the low end with 66 percent adoption and Minnesota the high end with 94 percent adoption.
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Practice Fusion Signs 122 Partnership Deals with Health Systems, Hospitals, Clinical Labs and Imaging Centers in 2014

Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion, the country’s largest physician-patient community, reported today that it has signed 122 enterprise clients since the start of 2014, including health systems, hospitals and independent clinical labs and imaging centers. With these new clients on board, over 440 healthcare enterprises have chosen Practice Fusion’s clinical network solution for affiliated providers.  These enterprises pay fees for data transmission, care coordination and population health management.    Key
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Health IT VC Funding Soars to $1.8B in Q2 2014

Health IT VC Funding Q2 2014

Health IT VC funding soared to $1.8 billion in 161 deals in Q2 2014, more than double the $861 million raised in 164 deals in Q1 2014, according to a new Mercom Capital Group report. Ten of those deals were for over $50M each. The $2.6B raised so far this year has already exceeded the $2.2B raised in all of 2013. There were 263 investors that participated in these funding rounds.  Practice-centric companies received 61 percent of all VC investments in Q2 2014, with $1.1B in 61 deals.
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Arizona Care Network Offers Propeller Health to its Members with COPD

Propeller Health App

Propeller Health (formerly Asthmapolis), the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, and Arizona Care Network, a physician and health system collaboration, jointly announced today that ACN will be the first Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to offer the Propeller platform to its members with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Arizona Care Network was formed through collaboration between two of the state's largest health care organizations, Dignity Health
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6 Ways to Take Advantage of the Delay in ICD-10 Compliance

6 Ways to Take Advantage of the Delay in ICD-10 Compliance

William McElmurry, Senior Vice President at SoftServ Inc. shares six ways you can utilize the one year delay in ICD-10 compliance to your advantage. Those who invested early on in ICD-10 implementation may feel a level of frustration with recently signed legislation delaying ICD-10 compliance one year to October 1, 2015, but it may be a blessing in disguise. All organizations required to implement ICD-10 can take advantage of the delay, viewing it as an opportunity to re-assess their
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