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February 11, 2014 Headlines 1 Comment

Why the EHR Market Is Poised for Disruption

An EHR market analysis from CIO.com concludes that both the inpatient and ambulatory EHR market’s are poised for disruption and consolidation.

Key number in today’s Castlight IPO filing

Castlight Health discloses its financial performance in an updated IPO filing, revealing multi-million dollar net losses during each of the past two years. The new financial data raises into question Castlight’s hope of a $2 billion public valuation.

EHR-based screening program for AAA cuts the number of at-risk men by more than half

A study conducted by researchers at Kaiser Permanente finds that by implementing EHR-based clinical alerts, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening rates can be significantly improved. The alerts prompted providers to order a screening anytime an unscreened 65-75 year-old male with a history of smoking was seen. The alerts led to a system-wide reduction of unscreened patients from 51.74 percent to 20.26 percent.

Stage 3 MU now in the making

The ONC’s MU workgroup will submit its draft recommendations for Stage 3 on February 14th.

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One Response to “Morning Headlines 2/11/14”

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    Bignurse Says:

    Regarding the “Top Five” that currently control the market – their success can be attributed as much to marketing, money, and politics as to quality of the software. At least two are sadly forms-based and lack a true data infrastructure that is standards-based. When the vendor is confused when asked about SnoMed you know there’s a problem. The best thing about HIT is innovation and change as technology reinvents itself. Newer programs are more agile and able to meet the needs of the consumer. So, we need competition and innovation, not a monopoly of aging giants.

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