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February 01, 2018
Epic Systems Corp. introduced new interoperability features, part of its Epic 2018 EHR update, that enable Epic-based healthcare systems to share more health data with each other.
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.
March 17, 2016
The HIT Squad's unannounced visit to the Epic Systems Corp. booth at HIMSS 2016 produced a quotation, but also a polite evasion, as the HIT Squad roamed the exhibition floor.
March 04, 2016
The HIT Squad took to the HIMSS 2016 exhibition floor, mic in hand. Among the booths they visited were Epic and IBM Watson Health.
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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
Don Fluckinger and Shaun Sutner analyze the week's stories in health IT, discussing Epic Systems, Ebola, health data governance, interoperability. Continue Reading