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A Bold Move To Open Source Your Core Business

Kosta Peric | Forbes | May 21, 2012

The part of my job I enjoy the most is meeting interesting people and companies from all over the world. One such company is Allevo in Romania. They have decided to open source their core business... Read More »

Audit Shows 2012-13 Fiscal Loss For Medical Center

Fran Daniel | Winston-Salem Journal | November 1, 2013

Audited results are out for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s fiscal 2012-13, showing a much greater loss than the unaudited results released to bondholders Aug. 29. Read More »

Black Book: Payers Leading Snub Of Public HIEs

Susan D. Hall | FierceHealthIT | January 28, 2014

As federal funds supporting health information exchanges dry up, 83 percent of the nation's public HIEs are stalling, according to a new report from Black Book. Read More »

Black Duck Software On IPO Path, Though Possible Acquirers Abound

Kyle Alspach | Boston Business Journal | September 4, 2013

Burlington-based open-source software specialist Black Duck Software is "one or two years behind" recently public Rally Software, both in terms of revenue growth and IPO plans, Black Duck CEO Tim Yeaton said in an interview. Read More »

C-suite Views RCM As Matter Of Survival

Bernie Monegain | Healthcare IT News | September 23, 2013

New Black Book report shows healthcare execs see RCM as a way to stay solvent Read More »

Can Firefox OS Challenge iOS, Android?

Mark Walsh | MediaPost News | July 8, 2013

With Mozilla last week launching the first Firefox-powered smartphones, a new report looks at how the new Firefox OS will fare in a market dominated by iOS and Android. How can it hope to compete with the two operating systems running on 70% of the world’s smartphones at the end of last year? Read More »

Clouded "Visionary" Leadership - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's EPIC "Business Cycle Disruptions"

Roy M. Poses | Health Care Renewal | May 10, 2013

A typical excuse for the multi-million dollar compensation now enjoyed by many leaders of health care organizations is these leaders' supposed brilliance. [...] Recent events, however, suggest that the "visionaries" may need new glasses. Read More »

Contract Management For The Healthcare Industry

David Miron | | September 25, 2012

Healthcare providers face a growing list of complex contracting challenges. These challenges create the potential for substantial revenue leaks, and the key to plugging most of those is improving contract management efficiency. Improvements can always be made at every level of the contract management life-cycle, its finding the problems that pose the real challenge. Read More »

EMRs Can Boost Your Practice Productivity

Mike Jenkins | BuildYourEMR | August 26, 2013

In one of his recent blogs,  Rex Bowden mentions many EMR related concerns that doctors have with most of the popular electronic medical records systems (EMRs) available.  While Rex's post casts a very wide net, I am pleased to note that not every EMR on the market today fits his description... Read More »

Epic EHR Still Costing Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | November 1, 2013

It may be about time that Epic EHRs come with a warning label that has nothing to do with systems themselves but everything to do with the costs incurred by healthcare organizations adopting solutions from Epic Systems and how they will affect their bottom lines during the earliest phases of implementation. Read More »

Epic Installation Proves More Expensive

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | December 27, 2013

Bringing the total cost to $200 million, the parent company of Maine Medical Center will be spending tens of millions more on training for its problematic Epic electronic health record implementation. Read More »

For 10th Consecutive Year, HFHS Reports Financial Growth

Press Release | Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) | April 25, 2013

For the 10th consecutive year, Henry Ford Health System experienced positive revenue growth and net income in 2012. Read More »

Healthcare Just Sucks For Technology Startups

Blaine Warkentine | LinkedIn | March 20, 2014

Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, and rest all compete for online ad dollars totaling something like 180B a year in total market value. Healthcare on the other hand consumes 2.8T or 15 times larger. Meanwhile, the number of pure Health technology companies that have a valuation of something close to a billion (outside of EHR's) is under a single handful.

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How To Avoid EHR Backlash In The Patient Experience, Clinic

Robert Green | EHR Intelligence | May 28, 2013

The term “EHR backlash” has been used recently to describe the challenges and feelings that physicians associate with their EHR adoptions. It has even reached the point of having its own hashtag on Twitter, #EHRBacklash, with plenty of interest to draw even more attention. [...] However, the term “backlash” may not be the word that best fits the current discourse.... Read More »

If The Internet Sales Tax Fails, Expect Higher Gas Prices

Brian Fung | Nextgov | May 7, 2013

Legislation allowing states to collect sales taxes on purchases made over the Internet—approved by the Senate in a 69-27 vote Monday evening—faces an uncertain future in the House. What would happen if the push for Internet sales taxes falls apart? In at least a couple of states—Maryland and Virginia—it could mean higher gasoline prices. Read More »