Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 4/7/16

April 6, 2016 Headlines 2 Comments

Allergan, Pfizer call off proposed $160B merger

Pfizer backs out of its plan to acquire Allegran and move its headquarters to Ireland for tax reasons after the Treasury Department put new rules in places to make tax inversions less lucrative.

National Health IT Coordinator Says Technology Can Help Unblock Patient Data Access

National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD discusses health data portability, information blocking, and cloud technology in a Wall Street Journal interview.

Better Health Care: A Way Forward

Former National Coordinator David Blumenthal writes a JAMA op-ed on improving access, cost, and quality of care.

It’s Time To Stop Pretending Patients Don’t Care About Their Medical Records

Fast Company discusses barriers to expanding patient access to their medical information after an informal internet survey finds that 77 percent of patients are very interested in having access to the information.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     

Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. RedBrick / Trinity Health –

    Anyone else finding it difficult-to-impossible to deal with the Live Your Whole Life program? Live Your Whole Life is the program from RedBrick to improve the Trinity population health, but all it’s doing is making everyone crazy on-hold, and then the ‘fix’ promised so you can access your account never happens.

    Lots of staff need to meet the April 30th deadline, and it’s not going well, if it’s going at all.

    Should be rebranded “Live Your Whole Life On Hold”.







Subscribe to Updates

Search


Loading

Text Ads


Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
E-mail
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS

Tweets

Archives

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • vblather: The CIO title and role will change because everything eventually changes or dies. This is not news. There will continu...
  • David K. Butler: Hey Bob Conrad! How goes it? Thanks for commenting! I'm sure you have many more tales that would rival the above! Th...
  • David K. Butler: Thanks Dr. Lafsky for taking time to comment! Much appreciated! Best, Dave...
  • David K. Butler: Thanks for the positive feedback! I enjoy stealing from other verticals and industries ;-) !...
  • Bob Conrad: Great job on this article Dave! In any change initiative marketing and influencing are just as important as the change i...

Sponsor Quick Links