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Exclusive: McKesson considers IT unit merger with Change Healthcare – sources

McKesson Corp, one of the largest U.S. drug distributors, has held talks about merging its...

The US healthcare sector emits more greenhouse gas than the entire UK

If the U.S. healthcare sector were ranked as a nation, it would be the world's 13th-largest emitter of...

Epson wins gold in 11th annual 2016 IT World Awards

Epson America, Inc., announced today that Network Products Guide, the ...

Telemedicine diagnoses okay within limits, AMA says

The Hippocratic conscience of the American Medical Association (AMA) has caught up with...

Hospital IQR eCQM validation pilot summary available

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces the release of a summary of...

New GS1 US Data Hub integrates three online tools

GS1 US has introduced a new online tool that provides members with validated, GS1 Standards-based product, location and...


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HMT June 24, 2016 newsletter: US healthcare pollutes, AMA okays telemedicine, IQR eCom pilot report
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HMT June 23, 2016 newsletter: No-cloud policy prediction, IBM assist on X-rays, 5G rollout, RCM success story
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HMT June 22, 2016 newsletter: Proposed changes to PERM and MEQC, Free lunch = expensive prescription, This IS your grandma’s Internet
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HMT June 21, 2016 newsletter: Regulators sign off on Aetna-Humana merger, McKesson considers IT merger with Change Healthcare
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HMT June 20, 2016 newsletter: Zika fears spur boom in questionable products, Birth control via an app
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Living Case Studies

Entry 4: Visualization improves workflow, referral numbers

When someone would call out “code purple” over the loudspeaker at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK, the staff would mobilize. They would...

June Magazine Articles

Welcome to the Innovation Suite

Pixar Animation Studios Director and Executive Producer John Lasseter once said, “The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art.”1 He’s right....

Taking aim at Parkinson’s

Growing up, I was surrounded by musicians, artists, and writers. I have always been intensely interested in people and the human creative expression in...

Cloud-based BCDR in healthcare: Why now?

IT professionals as a group tend to be risk averse – and IT professionals in healthcare organizations doubly so, given the life-and-death nature of...

The cloud: More affordable than you think

A new study says that less than 60 percent of physicians are using EHRs, and the smaller the practice the less likely they are...

Transforming care delivery in a value-based environment

Scottsdale Health Partners (SHP), a physician-led clinical integration network (CIN), was founded with a mission of transforming healthcare delivery in the greater Scottsdale, AZ,...

5 pillars of data analytics

Providers are experts at creating relationships in an individual patient setting, but how can those powerful relationships be extended across thousands of patients in...

Improving population health management with payer data analytics

As the healthcare industry continues to move into the realm of value-based models, both healthcare providers and payers are adopting consumer marketing tactics to...

Making analytics actionable – and meaningful

When you hear the word “analytics,” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A dashboard? If not, you’re actually in the minority. Despite the prevalence...