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Rethink: Healthcare in 2017
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Merged Systems Struggle to Integrate Back-End Software
As merged providers integrate employees, facilities and technology, experts say many are neglecting the need to align crucial back-end software that manages finances, supply chain and human resources.
New Pact to Make Electronic Health Records 'Work Better'
An agreement with major hospital systems and leading electronic health record (EHR) vendors will make it easier for patients to access those digital records.
CMS, CDC Adding 5,000+ New ICD-10 Diagnosis and Procedure Codes. Why This is Not a Disaster Scenario…
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Economic Outlook: Spring 2016 C-Suite Survey
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Five Purchasing Trends Driving Significant Cost Reductions in Healthcare
Premier chief operating officer, Mike Alkire, shares five purchasing trends that are driving significant cost reductions in healthcare.
Data-Driven Collaboration Improves Quality in Acute Care: 5 Study Results
In 2008, Premier launched QUEST, a collaborative to improve care quality and reduce patient harm in acute care settings. The results of the collaborative were recently published.
Making Health Care More Like Your Smartphone
Patients will find it easier to access test results and talk to doctors under a new agreement between health care companies and the Obama Administration.
Moving Out of Its Emergent Phase, Healthcare Data Analytics Becomes More Real
The healthcare analytics phenomenon has been a leading edge topic for several years, with exciting discussions among health IT leaders around the capabilities of Big Data and predictive analytics.
More Hospitals Investing in Population Health Management Tools
According to a recent survey, hospital executives are investing in value-based care improvements to boost population health management strategies.
The Data Revolution in Healthcare
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Peace Health: Data as a Service
Peace Health is breathing new life into their analytics strategy. Find out more about data as a service and how it can improve a health system.
Start Your Engines…
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Juggling the Regs
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