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FHIR interoperability coexist HL7

Russell Leftwich

By Mike Miliard 07:36 am March 17, 2017
Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals need to have a strategy for integrating the spec with existing standards into a hybrid model.
Northwell LoJack care transitions

Northwell supervisor Jennifer Laffey

By Bill Siwicki 07:33 am March 17, 2017
Homegrown care platform enables real-time messages when enrolled patients get discharged, admitted to another facility or present symptoms. And within the hospitals it serves as a documentation tool for all interactions.
HMS Holdings Eliza
By Heather Mack 07:19 am March 17, 2017
Startup’s cloud-based platform uses predictive analytics to determine the best way to reach patients. 
VA
By Jessica Davis 03:11 pm March 16, 2017
Both the Office of Inspector General and the Government Accountability Office had a long list of shortcomings at Veterans Affairs.
By Susan Morse 02:51 pm March 16, 2017
Chairman Diane Black calls the AHCA “the conservative vision we’ve been talking about for years,” but prominent Democrats and even some Republicans take issue with the legislation. 

Former CMS acting administrator Andy Slavitt talked about the health IT marketplace not addressing the real needs of patients and doctors during a fireside chat at HIMSS17 in Orlando last month.

By Bernie Monegain 12:27 pm March 16, 2017
Former CMS Administrator signs-on as a senior adviser and will work on a platform to connect policymakers and everyday Americans.
Trump budget slashes HHS
By Henry Powderly 11:31 am March 16, 2017
In addition to reducing Health and Human Services budget by 18 percent, the proposal would move AHRQ into the NIH, take $4.2 billion from LIHEAP, but add $500 million to support substance abuse programs. 
Intermountain deep learning imaging
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am March 16, 2017
Imaging analytics promise to change the practice of radiology, an Intermountain official says.
CMS MIPS MGMA

CMS Administrator Seema Verma, standing, with HHS Secretar Tom Price (center) and Vice President Mike Pence. 

By Susan Morse 10:40 am March 16, 2017
MGMA senior VP calls out CMS for long overdue MIPS eligibility notices and vendor lists. 
Google Ventures Bill Maris

Section 32 founder Bill Maris. Photo: Google Ventures

By Jack McCarthy 10:03 am March 16, 2017
Bill Maris re-emerges to create Section 32, a venture capital fund that will kick-off with $100 million and invest at least half of that in life sciences. 

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