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  • 01 Mar 2016 1:50 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    The Argonaut Project was established to use FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources), HL7’s latest interoperability standard, to enable expanded information sharing across health IT systems. At the HIMSS16 meeting in Las Vegas this week, Premier Inc. is introducing an interoperable clinical surveillance app that was developed through the Argonaut Project.

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  • 01 Mar 2016 1:31 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    US Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell announced today at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas a new joint commitment from a number of healthcare providers and health IT companies to make patients’ data more accessible and available and implement new interoperability standards.

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  • 18 Feb 2016 11:27 AM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    Computer giant IBM is paying $2.6 billion to buy Truven Health Analytics and bolster the healthcare capabilities of its Watson cognitive computing system.

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  • 17 Feb 2016 11:08 AM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    Life as a Healthcare CIO

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  • 17 Feb 2016 9:43 AM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    The CMS and the trade group America's Health Insurance Plans announced an agreement to adopt a core set of quality measures for the nation's doctors.

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  • 21 Jan 2016 10:22 AM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    As patients strive to manage their own health and illnesses, many wonder how to get a copy of their health data to share...

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  • 14 Jan 2016 1:25 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

    January 13, 2016 | Henry Powderly, Managing Editor, Healthcare Finance News

    Acting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Andy Slavitt on Tuesday shocked many in healthcare when he laid out an aggressive timeline to replace the meaningful use program, a electronic health records mandate and incentive program that healthcare providers put millions into.

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