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athenahealth Partners with iTriage to Link Patients with Nearby Providers

athenahealth has partnered with iTriage in an agreement that will refer iTriage users to local doctors that use athenahealth’s EHR.

Mostashari tells Congress: Interoperability is coming

On the third day of Congressional hearings, National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee promising that over the next two years, interoperability and mHealth will take dramatic steps forward.

Healthcare software firm Benefitfocus eyes IPO –sources

Benefitfocus, a software company that empowers employees to manage their benefits, is s working with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, and Jefferies Group Inc. as it prepares to file an IPO. Sources say the filing could come as soon as next month.

Virginia Hospital Center Names Dr. Russell McWey Chief Information Officer

Arlington-based Virginia Hospital Center announces the promotion of Russell McWey, MD, to CIO. Dr. McWey was previously serving as the chief of medical imaging and was CMIO prior to that.

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  1. I realize that nobody wants to step forward and say, “These are our policies and standards, everyone else needs to adhere to them”, but with this many heads potentially arguing over every facet, it may never get done. Mostashari may very well need to step up and be the guy that he says he doesn’t want to be. You can’t please everyone all the time, and I feel like that’s what they’re trying to do.







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