Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 3/22/13

March 21, 2013 Headlines 1 Comment

athenahealth Partners with iTriage to Link Patients with Nearby Providers

athenahealth has partnered with iTriage in an agreement that will refer iTriage users to local doctors that use athenahealth’s EHR.

Mostashari tells Congress: Interoperability is coming

On the third day of Congressional hearings, National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee promising that over the next two years, interoperability and mHealth will take dramatic steps forward.

Healthcare software firm Benefitfocus eyes IPO –sources

Benefitfocus, a software company that empowers employees to manage their benefits, is s working with Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, and Jefferies Group Inc. as it prepares to file an IPO. Sources say the filing could come as soon as next month.

Virginia Hospital Center Names Dr. Russell McWey Chief Information Officer

Arlington-based Virginia Hospital Center announces the promotion of Russell McWey, MD, to CIO. Dr. McWey was previously serving as the chief of medical imaging and was CMIO prior to that.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     

Currently there is "1 comment" on this Article:

  1. I realize that nobody wants to step forward and say, “These are our policies and standards, everyone else needs to adhere to them”, but with this many heads potentially arguing over every facet, it may never get done. Mostashari may very well need to step up and be the guy that he says he doesn’t want to be. You can’t please everyone all the time, and I feel like that’s what they’re trying to do.







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

  • FRANK POGGIO: Mike, I agree w Mr. H. Your example of network management is just one application not a full business operational syste...
  • Eyes Wide Open: Re: "Has anyone ever analyzed the number of retread healthcare sales roles? It seem a bunch of folks just flit from comp...
  • AC: "323 hospital and clinic visits and 13 major surgeries" How do you get surgeons to perform 13 unnecessary operations?...
  • Desperado: "The vast majority of us conduct our business with integrity and understand that the more we give, we get back tenfold i...
  • Long time HIT salesman: Teri, I couldn't agree more. The vast majority of us conduct our business with integrity and understand that the more we...
  • Supporting good decisions: Mike, I read the original and I read your comments. You make some sweeping assertions without any basis in fact....
  • Teri Thomas: As a former vendor salesperson, I genuinely like lots of CIOs and would consider them friends. I was in my role a long t...
  • Mike Jude: Very interesting take on the Frost & Sullivan CDSS report. Since I wrote it, I thought I might provide some perspec...
  • Brian Harder: I get schadenfreude when learning of the woes of people who get too cocky (referring to the NULL license plate guy). ...
  • Math: Dittoing on how awesome Zenni is, I've been using them for a couple of years. Most people don't realize how much of an ...

Sponsor Quick Links