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Breaking News: DeSalvo Leaving ONC to Serve as Acting Assistant Secretary for Health; Reider Also Announces Resignation
Oct 24, 2014 - On Thursday, October 23, 2014, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell asked Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health IT, to serve as Acting Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), effective immediately.
Cerner has strong Q3 after Siemens deal
Oct 24, 2014
Bookings in Q3 were $1.1 billion – an all-time high for a third quarter and an increase of 19 percent compared with $928 million for the same period in 2013.
Reider out at ONC too -- what's next?
Oct 24, 2014
The exodus of top-tier ONC leaders continues. In fact, it might now officially be called a brain drain. Not long after news broke that National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, was stepping out of her post on Thursday, word came down that Deputy National Coordinator Jacob Reider, MD, would depart the agency as well, leaving in November.
Intermountain forges new kind of clinic
Oct 24, 2014
When faced with the fact that just 5 percent of the patient population was responsible for nearly half the money it spent on healthcare each year, Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare decided to make some radical changes to keep these most vulnerable patients from falling through the cracks.
Usability and Clinical Decision Support Part 1: General PrinciplesOct 23, 2014
By David Schlossman, MD, PhD, FACP, MMI, CPHIMS, Medical Oncologist/Board, Certified Clinical Informaticist, Missouri Cancer Associates/Boone Hospital Center As far back as 1990, Dr. David Eddy wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA 263:1265-75), “The complexity of modern medicine … Continue reading
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