Geisinger Plans to Transition Its Entire Digital Portfolio To Amazon Web Services
Anytime a health system moves its whole set of applications to an outside cloud vendor, it’s good to give that deal an extra look. Such a deal is especially visible and noteworthy, though, when it involves an organization as large and influential as Geisinger. What’s going on is that Geisinger is taking what could be […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 6, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Amazon Amazon Cloud Amazon Healthcare Amazon Web Services AWS Geisinger Healthcare C Source Type: blogs

To Realize the Promise of Connected Healthcare, Embrace Edge Computing
The following is a guest article by Bridget Meuse, Industry Strategist at Akamai. The evolution of connected healthcare, already well underway, got a major boost during the COVID pandemic. The shift to remote healthcare service delivery, together with the expansion of the Internet of medical things (IoMT), went into overdrive with the arrival of SARS […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 6, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Security and Privacy Akamai BemusedBridget Connected Healthcare COVID-19 Digital Transformation Healthcare Cloud Healthcare D Source Type: blogs

HealthStream Acquires CloudCME
HealthStream expands its presence as a market leader in healthcare continuing education and continuing medical education management with the acquisition of another powerful application specifically designed for healthcare organizations and their workforce HealthStream (Nasdaq: HSTM), a leading provider of workforce and provider solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the completion of its acquisition of the […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 6, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT CloudCME Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare Continuing Education Healthcare M&A HealthStream Karl Wilkens Kevin O’Hara Nasdaq: HSTM Source Type: blogs

Ordering TEFCA, Mentorship, and National Donut Day – Fun Friday
Happy Friday everyone!  Is summer finally here?  It feels like it for me since my kids are out of school and the temperatures in Las Vegas are starting to heat up.  No complaints though since I love my children and it’s been a milder start to June than some years. We hope you’ve had a […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 3, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Fun Friday Healthcare Entreprenuership Healthcare Mentors TEFCA Source Type: blogs

The Challenges of Reducing Clinicians ’ Administrative Burdens
The following is a guest article by Joel Landau, Founder and Chairman of The Allure Group. Sadly, most of us realize now that the promise of a “paperless society” is unlikely to become a reality. Despite technology’s ability to eliminate some of the more tedious tasks like filling out endless insurance forms, and paying bills, […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 3, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System AMA CMS ConstantCare Digital Patient Check-In Healthcare Administrative Burden Healthcare AI Joel Landau Source Type: blogs

Lightbeam Acquires Jvion AI and SDoH Solutions
Lightbeam Health Solutions, Inc., the leader in end-to-end population health management solutions and services, today announced it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the operating assets related to Jvion, Inc., including Jvion’s market-leading AI-enabled prescriptive analytics and social determinants of health (SDoH) solutions. The strategic acquisition combines Lightbeam’s health analytics and outcomes […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 3, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: AI/Machine Learning Health IT Company Healthcare IT CareSignal Health Equity Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare M&A Jvion Lightbeam Lightbeam Health Solutions Pat Cline Population Health SDOH Tom Zajac Source Type: blogs

AliveCor KardiaMobile Card Review
Ever since I’ve started covering the varying wearables and health sensors that were hitting the market, I’ve learned how so many of them just aren’t medically relevant and so most doctors don’t care about that direct to consumer wearable data.  The exception to this has been the various AliveCor products which provide medically relevant EKG […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 2, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring AliveCor AliveCor Reviews Apple Watch Health IT Reviews Health Sensor Review Source Type: blogs

Medical Coding The Optimal Solution Is A Hybrid Approach With Deep Learning And AI Automation
The following is a guest article by Andrew Lockhart, Co-founder and CEO of Fathom. The healthcare industry continues to evolve to serve patients, and with every advance, the system becomes more complex. This complexity is often evident in the medical codes for healthcare encounters. For example, ICD-10 has 69,000+ diagnostic codes, which is over four […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 2, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System Revenue Cycle Management Andrew Lockhart CAC Computer Assisted Coding Fathom Healthcare AI Healthcare Automation Healthcare Machine Learning Healthcare N Source Type: blogs

Oracle Purchase of Cerner Approved
Today, Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) announced that all required antitrust approvals have been obtained for its proposed acquisition of Cerner, including European Commission clearance. Cerner is a leading provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems to enable medical professionals to deliver better healthcare to individual patients and communities. Oracle expects to complete […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 2, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Cerner David Feinberg EHR Acquisition Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare Cloud Healthcare M&A Larry Ellison Mike Sicilia NYSE: ORCL Oracle Oracle Cloud Safra Catz Source Type: blogs

Healthcare GIS – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 89
For the 89th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Healthcare GIS (Geographic Information System Mapping).  After spending a couple days at the healthcare focused event put on by Esri, I came to realize with more depth all that GIS could offer healthcare.  Plus, Healthcare GIS is much more than maps and includes […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 1, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn John Lynn and Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Podcasts Hospital - Health System esri Este Geraghty Health IT Health IT Companies Health IT Podcasts Healthcare GIS Healthcare Maps Healthcare Po Source Type: blogs

Do Patients Want Their Health Info? – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/3 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).  This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “Do Patients Want Their Health Info?” Many patients have worked really hard in order to access their health data.  The government […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 1, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Healthcare IT Interoperability #HITsm Chat #HITsm Topics Health Data Information Blocking patient data Source Type: blogs

Ordr Secures $40 Million in Series C Funding to Answer Increased Demand for Connected Device Security
Rising Threat of Data Breaches and Ransomware Attacks Drives Need for Complete and Accurate Real-Time Information About Devices and Their Risks Ordr has raised an additional $40 million to meet the growing need for organizations to understand, manage, and secure the growing number of connected devices in their environment, including Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 1, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Security and Privacy Alex Doll Battery Ventures Chris Stenzel Dan Warmenhoven Dharmesh Thakker Dominic Orr Greg Murphy Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment Internet of Medical Source Type: blogs

Multi-stakeholder Data-led Collaboration Helps Drive Health Equity Progress
The following is a guest article by Lisa Bari, MBA, MPH, Chief Executive Officer at Civitas Networks for Health. Health equity was a central theme at this year’s ViVE and HIMSS conferences, and it is gaining interest and attention as many in the health IT community ask ourselves what we can do to improve the […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - May 31, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Interoperability AcademyHealth Cara James CIvitas Civitas Networks for Health directtrust DirectTrust Summit Dora Hughes Health Equity Health IT Conferences HealthBegins Healthcare Conferences He Source Type: blogs

Price Transparency is Key to Overall Patient Experience
The financial and administrative experience is no longer considered separate from the clinical experience by patients. A poor experience after their procedure or visit can have just as much negative impact as a bad visit. Key to a positive experience is price transparency, which is not as challenging to achieve as we first believed – […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - May 31, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System Revenue Cycle Management Cedar financial patient experience Florian Otto Healthcare Payments healthcare price certainty Healthcare Price Transparency Pat Source Type: blogs

CynergisTek Inc. Enters Into A Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By Clearwater In A $17.7 Million Transaction
CynergisTek’s Stockholders to Receive $1.25 Per Share in Cash CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE American: CTEK), a leading cybersecurity, privacy, compliance, and IT audit firm helping organizations in highly regulated industries navigate emerging security and privacy issues, announces it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Clearwater Compliance LLC (collectively with its affiliates, “Clearwater”), […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - May 31, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Altaris Capital Partners Clearwater CynergisTek Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare M&A Mac McMillan Managed Service Provider NYSE: CTEK Paul Anthony Steve Cagle Source Type: blogs