e-MD's acquires McKesson BPS portfolio

The future is bright for Lytec customers...

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EMR, HIE data continue move to the cloud

EMR, HIE data continue move to the cloud

Retail industries have traditionally made better use of cloud-based services than health care, but that may be changing.

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Google makes another grab for health data

Google makes another grab for health data

When patients input personal health information into fitness apps on their smartphones, few give much thought to what happens to that data.

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CMS proposes stage 2 hardship exemption extension

CMS proposes stage 2 hardship exemption extension

So far, 2014 has been a year of delays and postponements for the health care industry.

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Hospital-based quality of care improves alongside meaningful use, studies suggest

Hospital-based quality of care improves alongside meaningful use, studies suggest

For the better part of the last decade, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have mandated the use of electronic medical records and other new technologies.

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Providers not yet comfortable with mobile platform, HIMSS survey suggests

Providers not yet comfortable with mobile platform, HIMSS survey suggests

The percentage of mobile technology users will continue to rise as more efficient devices and networks are constructed, but does the health care industry have what it takes to keep up with such fast-paced changes?

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EMR certification program to undergo significant changes

EMR certification program to undergo significant changes

Though the process has not been entirely without its own struggles, the health care industry has adopted electronic medical record technology to a significant degree.

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EMR system collaborates with health IT to battle MERS outbreak

EMR system collaborates with health IT to battle MERS outbreak

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have spent a large amount of time promoting electronic medical systems as a means of improving long-term quality of care.

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More hospitals share EMR data, more patients want access

More hospitals share EMR data, more patients want access

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services first began the meaningful use program, the agency's goal was to create a new paradigm of health care.

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First hospitals achieve MU stage 2, but plenty of work remains

First hospitals achieve MU stage 2, but plenty of work remains

Amid the media storm surrounding the delay of ICD-10 and the recent proposal for a new deadline published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, meaningful use stage 2 has received very little attention from health care media.

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