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August 10, 2017
McKesson Corp. departs the mainstream EHR business with the sale of its remaining EHR technology aspects to Allscripts, essentially leaving only four major hospital EHR vendors.
May 04, 2017
The Trump administration's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program for highly skilled foreign workers could force health IT vendors to pay higher salaries to software engineers.
August 05, 2015
Cerner Corp. scoring the DoD contract last week means the company's product passed the most comprehensive technology evaluation ever, the president of Cerner said.
July 30, 2015
In something of a surprise, Cerner Corp. beats out archrival Epic Systems Corp. for coveted $4.3 billion U.S. Department of Defense EHR contract.
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When Cerner Corp. was chosen to take on the task of connecting the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) 55 hospitals and 600 clinics, it was declared a big win for the EHR vendor. But the DOD’s ... Continue Reading
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CMS meaningful use attestation data set reveals 19 more surprises after Cerner buys Siemens' health IT division and ONC discontinued "complete EHR." Continue Reading
In this special edition issue of Pulse, SearchHealthIT takes an exhaustive look at the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services' (CMS) May 30 meaningful use attestation data set. And with more than 600,000 hospitals and physicians attested to meaningfully using ONC-certified EHRs, that's a whole lot of information. Don't worry: We've compiled all that data into three easy-to-digest articles, with a focus on the many surprises buried inside.
SearchHealthIT executive editor Don Fluckinger and Hannah Pullen-Blasnik, a former editorial assistant at TechTarget, kick things off with a hard look at the top vendors providing software and services to earn those meaningful-use incentives. Fluckinger and Pullen-Blasnik list 23 things readers might not know about the EHR vendors behind the attesters. Next, Pullen-Blasnik breaks down state-by-state data to reveal which vendors dominate which U.S. states. In our final piece, Fluckinger returns with 19 more vendor market-share slices from the CMS data set. He also offers up a few thoughts regarding Cerner's recent $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens' health IT division -- and how those vendor rankings may stack up next year. Continue Reading