3M Integrates with Cerner’s HealtheIntent Population Health Platform

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3M Health Information Systems has entered an agreement to integrate 3M Patient-focused Episodes Software, a risk adjustment tool for analyzing episodes of care with Cerner’s HealtheIntent℠ population health management platform. The integration will allow providers to view the landscape of a patient’s documented conditions to help define an episode of care, while analyzing costs and expected resource use. Moving Towards Patient-Centric Episode ApproachThe conventional approach to defining an
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5 Recommendations for Hospitals & Nurses to Improve Patient Experience

5 Recommendations for Hospitals & Nurses to Improve Patient Experience

There’s an entirely new customer in today’s patient care mix that nurses must address in their efforts to deliver a high quality patient experience.  But new technology may hold the key to addressing the challenge.A recent independent research study conducted by Amplion reveals the patient caregiver who accompanies the patient during an overnight hospital stay is far more critical in judging patient satisfaction – and the care that nurses work so hard to deliver – than hospitals might have
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Philips Unveils IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 2.1: 5 Things to Know

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Philips today announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 2.1, the latest version of its next-generation Cardiovascular Image and Information Management System. The new solution provides clinicians with a single point of access anytime and virtually anywhere and allows for web-based echo reporting, delivering diagnostic quality viewing of echo images. According to the Future Health Index, a recent study commissioned by Philips, 81% of cardiology patients surveyed feel it is important
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athenahealth Acquires Patient IO to Bring Mobile Care Coordination to Population Health

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 athenahealth has acquired Austin, TX-based Patient IO, a mobile care coordination platform that helps health systems transition into value-based care by better connecting them with patients between visits. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in 2013, Patient IO's mobile and web-based app helps health professionals create fully-customizable care plans that can be seamlessly delivered to patients outside the clinic. Patients receive treatment-specific tasks, reminders
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Medscape EHR Report: Top 5 Most Widely Used EHRs by Physicians

Top 5 Most Widely Used EHRs by Physicians

Epic, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, NextGen and MEDITECH have been named the most widely used EHRs by physicians, according to Medscape’s 2016 EHR Report. Epic continues to dominate the EHR market for hospitals and health systems at 28% representing 48% of users—more than three times as many as Cerner (13%), its next largest competitor. Missing from this year's list is Allscripts, which dropped out of the top five altogether driven by its 2012 decision to drop its small practice software, My
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Riverside University Health to Spend $53M on Epic EHR Implementation

Riverside University Health to Spend $53M on Epic EHR Implementation

 Riverside University Health System (RUHS) in Moreno Valley, California will reportedly spend $53 million to implement Epic's EHR in its 439-bed medical center, 10 health centers and several primary and specialty clinics throughout Riverside Country, according to InternetHealthManagement. The Epic implementation roll-out will first start at Moreno Valley Medical Center and then to other facilities over a period of months in a phase approach. “With an EHR, patients receive care that is safer,
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Mission Health, GE Healthcare Form 10 Year Innovation Collaboration

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Mission Health and GE Healthcare has announced a 10-year innovation collaboration to co-develop, pilot and deploy transformational healthcare solutions. As part of the collaboration, Mission Health and GE Healthcare will work in partnership to solve the system’s most complex challenges delivering over $40 million in savings for Mission Health over the course of the relationship. The partnership will initially focus on optimizing imaging experience and utilization and smoothing patient care
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ClearCare Raises $60M to Expand Home Care Agency Platform

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ClearCare, a San Francisco-based software platform for home care agencies has raised $60 million in growth-equity led by global investment firm Battery Ventures. The company plans to use the latest round to expand its core platform and explore new strategic partnerships. Founded in 2010, ClearCare's cloud-based platform helps agencies attract and retain customers, schedule and deliver care, and optimize their back offices. The company's end-to-end platform delivers these solutions through
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Australian Startup DoseMe Raises $2.6M for Precision Dosing

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DoseMe, an Australian digital health startup has raised $2.6 million in Series A funding to expand its precision dosing platform. The company plans to utilize the latest round of funding to commercialize DoseMe in Australia, expand into the US and European markets and integrate with existing EMRs in key markets.  Founded in 2012 by Dr Robert McLeay, the recent funding round was filled by Greg Spurgin and Gary Cunningham who co-founded an US outpatient orthopedic physical therapy company Results
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OCHIN Launches Real-Time Healthcare Data Aggregation System Acuere

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Nonprofit health IT, research and data innovation organization, OCHIN has launched Acuere, a real-time healthcare data aggregation system that allows health care organizations to enhance care delivery and improve business operations. Developed through a partnership with HIT Impacts, OCHIN, and Health Choice Network (HCN), Acuere lets organizations drill down into data, helping users simplify and operationalize population health and care coordination strategies while leveraging this data to lower
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