Roper Industries has acquired Strata Decision Technology, a cloud-based analytics platform used by 1,000 hospitals for financial planning and reporting. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The University of Virginia Health System will pilot a remote consultation system that connects primary care providers with specialists for quick questions or second opinions on cases that otherwise would have resulted in an unnecessary referral.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will pilot a new program called OurNotes that will expand on the OpenNotes concept by allowing patients to access and contribute to physician notes in their EHR.
ONC will host its annual meeting on February 2-3 in Washington DC. Karen DeSalvo, MD, now both the National Coordinator for health IT and the acting assistant secretary of health, will deliver the opening remarks and lead a session on ONC’s nationwide interoperability roadmap.