Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 1/9/13

January 8, 2013 Headlines No Comments

More Changes in Health Care Needed to Fulfill Promise of Health Information Technology

RAND releases a study that recognizes that the cost savings expected from EMR implementations have not been realized. The study points the finger at the cumbersome design of healthcare IT systems and the lack of integration across the systems.

NARMC Becomes First of Many Hospitals to Launch SHARE

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC) announces that it is the first hospital to launch SHARE (State Health Alliance for Records Exchange), Arkansas’ fledgling health information exchange.

Guidelines Released for $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder X PRIZE Reveal Health Condition Sets for Winning Solution

Qualcomm announces contest guidelines for a $10 million prize which will be awarded to the team that can produce a Star Trek Tricorder-inspired home medical device that can wirelessly monitor vital signs and accurately diagnose any five of the following conditions: anemia, UTI, type 2 diabetes, atrial fibrillation, stroke, obstructive sleep apnea, tuberculosis, COPD, pneumonia, otitis, leukocytosis, and Hepatitis A.

Why Athena Bought Epocrates

Travis Good of HIStalk Connect outlines the most viable ROI strategies that Athena will target after the Epocrates acquisition is finalized.

Health Catalyst Closes $33M Series B Investment From Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and Sorenson Capital

Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, announces it has closed $33 million in Series B funding. Norwest Venture Partners, which led the investing, will add managing partner Promod Haque to the Health Catalyst board as part of the deal.

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

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • Woodstock Generation: Gotta love those O'Jays, hot pink suits et al. In other words, gotta love doo-wop, soul, and all those related sounds t...
  • Vaporware?: JTR, Cerner is re-tooling itself from a software company (sic) into a service company. The company needs a place to put ...
  • Dave Butler: Many similar issues that I've found as well during my time with provider groups. The EHRs screen can be really busy and ...
  • Justa Trench Rat: Nice to see Cerner continuing with their new campus. I am sure our implementation of their highly questionable revenue ...
  • FRANK POGGIO: Shows to go ya...answering black and white Jeopardy questions is a far cry from the massive grey area of medicine/pharma...
  • Number Cruncher: You are right AC. The cost is seriously underestimated here. Just looking at the numbers - $1 B for 5 years = $200 M ...
  • Abraham Van Helsing: Re Theranos. Will be interesting to follow the saga. As I and others had noted going back 2+ years, something was obvi...
  • Prof. Moriarty: Re: Watson pull out. I've not been directly involved with this product, but from its beginning I have always seen Watso...
  • mih: Of course they can, and for much much cheaper. But why would they do it? Existing arrangement works for everyone in the ...
  • Andrew M. Harrison: Thanks for (actually) reading our paper. I enjoyed the story of your friend, as well as the translation of numbers to em...

RSS Industry Events

  • An error has occurred, which probably means the feed is down. Try again later.

Sponsor Quick Links