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Athenahealth (ATHN) announces acquisition of Filament Labs

Athenahealth announced the acquisition of Filament Labs, Inc., d/b/a Patient IO, an Austin-based care coordination platform used by providers to....

Health IT has $32K per doctor price tag

A study from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) found the cost of health IT can be broken down to one...

G.E., the 124-year-old software start-up

It may not qualify as a lightning-bolt eureka moment, but Jeffrey R. Immelt, chief executive of General Electric, recalls the June day in...

Doctors raise concerns for small practices in Medicare’s new payment system

Dr. Lee Gross is worried. He has practiced family medicine in North Port, Florida, near Sarasota, for 14 years. But he and two partners are...


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HMT August 29, 2016 newsletter: Athenahealth acquires Filament Labs, Does the new Medicare system threaten small practices?
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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...

September Magazine Articles

Network Services: Solutions Guide September 2016

A roundup of solutions, trends, technologies, and resources that help healthcare organizations with network provisioning technologies.

How secure is your disaster recovery plan?

The world of potential disasters is changing, and health systems need to be prepared for anything mother nature – and the bad guys –...

Backing up your backups

Increasingly, the data flowing through hospital systems to help clinicians and staff communicate, evaluate patients, make diagnoses, and provide care is nearly as important...

The foundational requirements for value-based success

With the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid’s goal to transition half of all payments to value-based care models by 2018, and commercial payers following...

Embracing the next-gen model

As Medicare’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model starts to take shape, some healthcare organizations may feel they can, and should, stay on...

The patient misidentification crisis

Positive patient identification is the foundation of effective healthcare. It allows for the right care to be delivered to each patient based on his...

It’s more than a text

For an industry that continually uses cutting-edge technology to perform unprecedented procedures and save lives that may otherwise be lost, the healthcare industry has...

Secure messaging in healthcare: The revolution continues

The use of messaging (SMS, chat, and email) has grown substantially to the point where people across all age groups communicate more frequently via...