Jonathan Bush, CEO of Watertown, Mass.-based electronic health record vendor Athenahealth, is not impressed with the current levels of venture capital funding flowing into health information technology startups.
In this special issue of FierceHealthIT , you'll find exclusive interviews and coverage of the 2013 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference, held in New Orleans last week. But we couldn't fit all the news from the show in one issue if we had an exhibit-hall-sized shoehorn. So here are some of the stories you may have missed.
A group of competing electronic health record vendors--Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, Athenahealth and Greenway Medical Technologies--have agreed to work together to promote data exchange standards across their systems.
Electronic health record vendor athenahealth, which specializes in cloud-based solutions for medical providers, today announced the acquisition of mobile medical app provider San Mateo, Calif.-based Epocrates for $293 million.
Hospitals should stop spending billions on closed electronic health record systems, according to a recent blog post from Jonathan Bush, president and CEO of Watertown, Mass., cloud-based EHR vendor athenahealth.
Physicians, as a group, are not happy campers, according to an annual survey, which indicated falling enthusiasm for electronic health records and worsening pessimism about the Affordable Care Act and other aspects of their current and future practice conditions.
Close to 75 percent of doctors responding to an annual survey conducted by electronic health record vendor athenahealth indicated that Meaningful Use is a difficult or cumbersome process.
Despite the evolution of technology use in healthcare, anti-kickback laws governing arrangements for use of that technology have remained stagnant.
In a recent interview with Fortune, Jonathan Bush, the always outspoken CEO of Watertown, Mass.-based health IT vendor athenahealth, talked about the state of healthcare costs today and what can be
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has joined with the American College of Physicians (ACP) to make the latter's Medical Home Builder 2.0 available for free to 3,000 primary care providers who