Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 7/10/13

July 9, 2013 Headlines 2 Comments

Stinger Medical Merges with Enovate

Stringer Medical, which manufactures mobile workstations, has merged with its primary competitor Evnovate, resulting in the largest mobile workstation producer in the country.

Health Information Technology in the United States 2013

Since 2010, EHR adoption has tripled in the US, with 42 percent of hospitals and 38 percent of eligible providers successfully attesting to Stage 1 Meaningful Use .

CMS mulls payment policy changes on chronic care, telehealth

CMS is considering paying paying primary care physicians for chronic care management services without requiring an in-person patient visit, suggesting that telehealth services may finally become reimbursable.

OFT probe could ratchet up pressure on health IT providers

In England, the Office of Fair Trading is investigating health IT vendors that intentionally limit interoperability to gain strategic advantage.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     

Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. More use of EHRs, but are the outcomes any better, and have the health care costs gone down? Just wondering if the RWJ folks would provide data that we can use meaningfully.







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

  • 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...
  • Mike: I would love to see this type of discussion around Blockchain. It is being hyped heavily currently. Yet, I wonder how we...

RSS Industry Events

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

Sponsor Quick Links