Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 11/20/15

November 20, 2015 Headlines No Comments

UnitedHealth Group cuts outlook, warns it may exit public health exchanges

UnitedHealth Group considers pulling its health plans from public exchanges in 2017 due to the financial losses that segment of its business experienced.

Twitter Streams Fuel Big Data Approaches to Health Forecasting

Public health researchers find that Twitter data and environmental sensor data can be used to accurately forecast asthma-related ED visit activity.

Epic responds to Mother Jones criticism

Peter DeVault, Epic’s vice president of interoperability, responds to a critical article from Mother Jones questioning Epic’s interoperability and corporate culture, calling the article “based almost entirely on misinformation.”

Fitch Affirms Baptist Healthcare System at ‘A+’; Outlook Revised to Negative

Fitch Ratings affirms its A+ bond rating of Baptist Healthcare System (KY), but downgrades its outlook from stable to negative due to recent declines in profitability caused by its Epic implementation, population health investments, and an unfavorable shift in payor mix.

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

Vince Ciotti’s HIS-tory of Healthcare IT

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • Dr Nick: "Study and Prep" in scribing is, imho a business that is run off the backs of the poor swathes of wanna be medical stude...
  • RobLS: I wonder if the app China developed might be leveraging their extensive facial recognition network to track physical enc...
  • ex-HHC: Where can I get one of those t-shirts? I would donate $50 for sure!...
  • What: CPSI mentioned in their earnings that they are seeing less interest from Cerner in the small hospital market and they ca...
  • Elizabeth H. H. Holmes: Unsurprising that Mr. Rucker would choose to attack the number of hospitals that signed the letter, and something about ...
  • Ex-Epic Chiming In: Another government response to the proposed interoperability rule that doesn't actually address any of the privacy conce...
  • Mr. T.: @Newser Nabob: Why wouldn't the AdventHealth decision be breaking news? As Mr. H. highlighted, the implications for a sw...
  • Bobbie Byrne: As the CIO of Advocate Aurora Health, I am extremely proud of the success of our implementations to date. The partners...
  • Vaporware?: Advent giving the federal government a glimpse of their future. Only questions left are a) whether the VA will even get ...
  • Trollbeater: Rolling on’s comment that roll out of Epic at Advocate-Aurora has had “no issues” seems like fake news/hype to me....

Sponsor Quick Links