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Primary Partners and AMC Health Team Up to Provide Telemonitoring for High-Risk Patients

Primary Partners, a physician-owned ACO, enters into an agreement with AMC Health to provide telemonitoring services for patients managing diabetes, heart failure, COPD, and other chronic conditions.

HealthEast Care System Employs RelayHealth for Enterprise HIE for Care Coordination Across its Network

HealthEast Care System, a four-hospital health system, selects RelayHealth to manage its network-wide HIE. HealthEast announced a $135 million Epic deal this past December.

Healthcare Leaders Join KLAS Advisory Board

John Halamka (CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center), Denni McColm (CIO, Citizens Memorial Hospital), and Wright Lassiter (CEO, Alameda Medical Center) are appointed to the KLAS advisory board.

HIMSS Analytics: Data Show that Meaningful Use is Affecting EHR Adoption

Hospitals achieving HIMSS analytics Stages 5 and 6 increase more than 80 percent since the start of Meaningful Use in 2011. Stage 7 hospital attestation increased 63 percent.

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