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FCC ends net neutrality in partisan 3-2 vote, fueling outrage

Ajit Pai during the FCC meeting vote on net neutrality Thursday. Credit: C-span The Federal Communications Commission, led by Ajit Pai, voted Thursday to repeal net neutrality and allow internet providers to speed up services for some websites an...

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Now that net neutrality is dead, the question is: Will it help healthcare?

Ajit Pai serves as the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission. Photo via Twitter The Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality on Thursday, a move, its Chairman Ajit Pai said, that wi...

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Intermountain, Press Ganey partnership hopes to boost quality, safety, patient experience

Intermountain Healthcare and Press Ganey have forged a multi-year strategic deal focused on various innovations to improve patient experience. Across its 22 hospitals and 180 clinics, Intermountain will use Press Ganey’s new reporting and analy...

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Cerner challenges Epic's win of UI Health $62 million EHR contract

UI Health in Chicago will spend $62 million over seven years to roll out the Epic EHR. Photo via UI Health Healthcare IT giant Cerner is challenging a contract awarded to competing EHR maker Epic Systems. Cerner is alleging the bidding proce...

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Here are the 12 healthcare issues that will define 2018, according to PwC

The continued uncertainty and risk the healthcare industry will face in 2018 will motivate healthcare organizations to boost their efficiency across functions, according to the PwC Health Research Institute’s new report, “Top health indus...

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Cerner challenges Epic's win of $62 million UI Health EHR contract

UI Health in Chicago will spend $62 million over seven years to roll out the Epic EHR. Photo via UI Health Healthcare IT giant Cerner is challenging a contract awarded to competing EHR maker Epic Systems. Cerner is alleging the bidding proce...

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Blockchain startup Curisium raises $3.5 million to focus on healthcare

Curisium announced that it has raised $3.5 million in seed financing to advance its blockchain platform for healthcare.  With nearly one-third of the payments in the $2.7 trillion U.S. healthcare market already tied to some form of alternative p...

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Precision medicine steps out of the lab and into the EHR

Progress in genomic sequencing has led to some exciting breakthroughs in clinical therapies. And now, information about those therapies is becoming available for use within the EHR. Marc Williams, director of the Genomic Medicine Institute at Geising...

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UPDATED: Cerner sued by CliniComp for patent infringement as EHR battle continues

Just a little more than a month after a judge dismissed its lawsuit against the federal government for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs-Cerner EHR deal, CliniComp has fueled a new legal war against the EHR giant. This time, the California-base...

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HIMSS Analytics studies reveal 8 insights on future proofing healthcare

Artificial intelligence, population health and precision medicine are all on the minds of healthcare leadership according to a recent series of studies conducted by HIMSS Analytics, and sponsored by Intel[1]. These three topics will all affect health...

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As net neutrality repeal looms, the big question is: Could it help healthcare?

Ajit Pai serves as the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission. Photo via Twitter FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has been abundantly clear about net neutrality: He plans to overturn the rule that the overwhelming majority of t...

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Intermountain partners with Press Ganey to boost quality, safety and patient experience

Intermountain Healthcare and Press Ganey have forged a multi-year strategic deal focused on various innovations to improve patient experience. Across its 22 hospitals and 180 clinics, Intermountain will use Press Ganey’s new reporting and analy...

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