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CMS adds prescription drug data to 2018 risk adjustment

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Monday issued a proposed rule to govern how Obamacare exchanges will....

Generic EpiPen coming for $300, as Mylan responds to outrage

Responding to national outrage over high prices, Mylan announced plans on Monday to launch a generic EpiPen at...

Cerner to integrate 3M patient-centric software for population health management

3M Health Information Systems announced an agreement with Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, to...

New HIMSS Analytics research: Precision medicine gaining momentum

HIMSS Analytics has released its 2016 Essentials Brief: Precision Medicine Study, which provides a high level snapshot of how...


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HMT August 31, 2016 newsletter: CMS adds drug data to risk adjustment, HIMSS Analytics: Precision medicine on the rise
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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...