Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 12/03/12

December 2, 2012 Headlines No Comments

Exclusive: Blackstone in lead for Allscripts, deal uncertain

Blackstone Group looks to be the front runner for the Allscripts acquisition after the second-round bidding ended. However, insiders at Blackstone report that a deal is still uncertain because of unreasonable premium demands by Allscripts.

”60 Minutes” says HMA set admission quotas

“60 Minutes” airs a piece on Sunday reporting that HMA, the nations fourth-largest for-profit hospital chain, set patient admission quotas for its emergency room physicians, which resulted in unnecessary patient admissions and costs.

CDC link will let Kansas network track health threats in real time

The Kansas Health Information Network has become the nation’s first HIE to connect with the CDC to report clinical information as part of the CDC’s BioSense program, which tracks public health data in an effort to preempt outbreaks.

CareFusion And Cerner Implement Integrated Solution To Help Improve Patient Safety, Streamline IV Medication Management

Cerner customer Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has implemented a new IV medication administration process that interfaces physician ordering data from the Cerner EMR to the IV infusion pump through a wireless connection.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     







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

Vince Ciotti’s HIS-tory of Healthcare IT

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • Mr. HIStalk: I immediately came up with at least 20 fun things that I started to say about this item, but I held my tongue....
  • BackendBill: Is that the Navicent merger you are referring to? While you are correct that there was a system merger and the decision ...
  • Angela Witt: Dr. Jayne: I am a Type 1 diabetic, so I use special extra-depth shoes prescribed by a physician, with custom inserts me...
  • Marshall: "home inspector finds jars of human tongues stored in a house’s foundation, later determined to have been placed there...
  • Andy Spooner: Very encouraging perspective. The entire clinical informatics community depends on places like Vanderbilt to advance the...
  • John: I heard from someone in Thailand as well who said our church has changed church services on Sunday from 2 hours to 1 and...
  • Associate CIO: Re What: I do not disagree but the article about Atrium is very misleading. This has been known for years that the...
  • BackendBill: There is a Cerner Reddit thread which is seemingly a mix of fairly informed toxicity, juvenile sloth, and those that ref...
  • What: What is Cerner doing? They need to get a hold of themselves or else they are going to have a stampede on their hands. Th...
  • Dawn Wilson: Hi Dr. Jane - I can't recommend shoes, but. . . the next best thing is a great pair of socks and we have lots of them...

Sponsor Quick Links