ACA architect Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD laughs at the idea that Silicon Valley data gurus will ever replace doctors, saying “I am much more skeptical that the computer is going to replace a doctor. That a computer is going to interface with the patient and take care of them. Not gonna happen.” He is also unimpressed with wearables, saying that continuous monitoring generates data that the healthcare industry is not prepared to take action on.
Black Book names McKesson’s iKnowMedSM as the top performer in its oncology EHR customer satisfaction survey for the sixth year in a row.
A hospital employee sends the W-2s of 1,400 employees at Campbell County Health (WY) to a hacker that posed as a hospital executive and asked for the forms to be emailed to him.
Private Equity firm Veritas Capital will acquire the government IT service business of Harris Corporation for $690 million in cash.