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7 recent vendor contracts, go-lives

November 11, 2016 | | Erin Dietsche, Becker's Healthcare The following health IT vendor contracts and go-lives were reported within the past week. 1. Kansas-based Stafford County Hospital plans to work with Vigials, a Wichita, Kan.-based telemedicine group, to offer endocrinology and dermatology care. 2. Siemens Healthineers acquired Conworx Technology GmbH, a Berlin, Germany-based data management solutions company focused on point-of-care services. 3. Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services plans to continue its partnership with openAirWare, which recently created MiHIN's clinical document architecture parser. 4. PrognoCIS EHR will offer Surescripts' Medication Management for Adherence solution as part of its services for medical providers. 5. New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian is the first health system to implement Boston-based American Well's telehealth software development kit. 6. Osaka, Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals and New York City-based technology company Koneksa Health partnered...

A newly aggressive Salesforce invades the health IT battlefield

Featured October 28, 2014 | | Joseph Conn, the cloud-based customer resource management services provider, has been generating buzz lately because of a reported big push into healthcare. Two unnamed company sources recently told Reuters that Salesforce hopes to bring in $1 billion in annual healthcare industry sales in the coming years. This also comes at no surprise to the Salesforce users. In recent years, the connectivity of the software has excelled. We now have Salesforce ActiveCampaign connection to various external solutions, like PieSync as an example. That would mean a 25% bump to its top line, based on last year's numbers. What's not so well-known is that Salesforce already is in healthcare. That makes this latest move more an expansion than a new initiative, as the...

Electronic data system points to a future of managing health, reducing costs, improving quality

Featured August 17, 2014 | | Jay Greene, Crain’s Detroit Business The health care and business communities in Michigan may be on the cusp of realizing the ultimate benefit of the free flow of online medical electronic data: Managing the health of patients as they move through the health care delivery system across the state and multiple care providers. As Michigan's six health information exchanges continue to tailor their individual business plans for customers — typically, hospitals, physicians and health insurers — HIEs are moving closer to using clinical patient data to analyze population health, improve care coordination and more effectively identify patient risks for readmissions. Meeting these goals is important to providers because they ultimately can help reduce individual premiums and cut employer health benefit costs, said Tim...