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Pentagon to announce DHMSM contract winner this week

The Department of Defense is poised to announce the winner of its electronic health record system contract this week.

Athenahealth CEO predicts 'healthcare Internet' in five years

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush foresees a "healthcare Internet" in place within five years.

How free mapping tools can shield docs from ICD-10 pain

While hospitals and other healthcare organizations have spent millions on consultants to help them transition to ICD-10, health IT developers have spurned the opportunity to insulate clinicians from having to deal with the administrative codes, according to former Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT Jacob Reider.

Online education to help meet need for sophisticated health IT workforce

There is increasing need for sophisticated technology workers in the industry, and education is one way to meet that need, according to Health and Human Services Department employees Michelle Washko and Jon White.

American Well 'exchanges' to connect patients immediately with providers

Patients will soon be able to use American Well services to find physicians immediately available for an online consultation or in-office appointment.

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