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Insurers must find the path to data mastery

As data takes on an increasingly important role in healthcare, insurers need to leverage their data as a strategic asset aligned with business goals, according to Insurance & Technology.

Report: IT redefining management, sustainability of healthcare

Healthcare IT is poised to be the driver of healthcare transformation--redefining the management and sustainability of health, according to Healthcare Growth Partners 2014 mid-year review.

Halamka: Patient-generated data 'next key frontier'

Patient-generated data is the next frontier in care coordination, population health, and clinical research, according to John Halamka, CIO at Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Care coordination pilot looks to prevent hospital readmissions

The University of Buffalo is working to limit patient readmissions to hospitals and ERs via use of dashboard technology.

Health IT M&As grow in first half of 2014

Mergers and acquisitions across healthcare IT grew by 17 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the second half of 2013, according to a recent report by Berkery Noyes.

How social media can extend the care experience

While shared medical appointments offer patients with like conditions the ability to support and learn from one another in person, emerging social media platforms can offer similar benefits from a distance. What's more, medical practices that embrace this trend can achieve better patient engagement while delivering a strong marketing message, according to an article from  Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News.

Study backs importance of robust analytics infrastructure for ACOs

Robust analytics infrastructure is one of the keys to success for accountable care organizations, according to a new study published in the journal  Academic Medicine.

Lack of EHR interoperability is 'fraud' against taxpayers

Electronic health record vendors--particularly Epic--may not deserve Meaningful Use incentive money because their systems hinder data sharing, according to physician-turned-lawmaker Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.).

New York-Presbyterian hopes tech startups can boost its IT efforts

New York-Presbyterian Hospital is making moves that it hopes will lead to better healthcare technology use, according to CIO Aurelia Boyer.

Apple-IBM partnership bodes well for mHealth innovation

Apple and IBM are forging a global strategic partnership to transform business using mobile technology. A big chunk of that strategy is aimed at the healthcare sector, specifically the mobile healthcare segment.