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Cleveland Clinic announces next year's top medical innovations

The Cleveland Clinic has announced its top medical innovations for 2015.

Epic pushes back against interoperability critics

Electronic health record vendor Epic is going on the offensive after claims that it impedes data-sharing, according to an article in  Politico.

The business case for innovating communications in healthcare

In an exclusive interview, M. Bridget Duffy, M.D., chief medical officer at Vocera Communications in San Francisco, discusses why the  healthcare industry's recent focus on patient satisfaction and  HC AHPS  scores don't go deeply enough into repairing the core breakdowns in the way organizations help patients heal.

MGMA Washington update: Not much good news, but resources abound

FiercePracticeManagement   talks to J eb Shepard,  senior government affairs representative of the Medical Group Management Association, about the highlights of this year's Washington Update at the MGMA annual conference.    

mHealth lessons in Ebola crisis continue to spawn tech innovation

There's a centuries-old saying that every cloud has a silver lining.  The silver lining I'm focusing on is the mobile health technology lessons being learned from the current Ebola virus outbreak--and how these lessons will foster greater mHealth tools and tech moving forward.

Outdated federal regs may pose threat to mHealth innovation

As mHealth technologies develop new platforms there is one huge hurdle--outdated and confusing regulations, which pose a serious threat to innovation, according to Morgan Reed, executive director of ACT | The App Association.

CHE Trinity Health announces plans for consumer and patient engagement platform

CHE Trinity Health, a multi-institutional Catholic healthcare delivery system  announced Thursday it will partner with a leading health and wellness engagement platform provider to give consumers and patients a personalized local engagement platform across the 20 states that have organizations within the health system. 

4 principles guiding healthcare's age of enlightenment

There are many emerging themes and movements driving healthcare innovation and evolution, which is comparable to the Age of Enlightenment with its new discoveries and ways of solving problems,  Forbes  contributor Dave Chase wrote in his most recent column.

Interoperability challenges plague most ACOs

Although accountable care organizations (ACOs) were designed in part to improve care by sharing data through various sources, lack of interoperability remains an ironic yet significant challenge, according to a su rvey  from Premier and the eHealth Initiative.

Physician rankings "game changing" for selection process

Just in time for open enrollment, physician rating database Healthgrad es  will launch a new version of its website Monday,  USA Today  repo rted.