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Health IT M&As grow in first half of 2014

Mergers and acquisitions across healthcare IT grew by 17 percent in the first half of 2014, compared to the second half of 2013, according to a recent report by Berkery Noyes.

Study backs importance of robust analytics infrastructure for ACOs

Robust analytics infrastructure is one of the keys to success for accountable care organizations, according to a new study published in the journal  Academic Medicine.

New York-Presbyterian hopes tech startups can boost its IT efforts

New York-Presbyterian Hospital is making moves that it hopes will lead to better healthcare technology use, according to CIO Aurelia Boyer.

HIT workers find jobs meaningful and challenging, but pay lags

Healthcare IT workers tend to be pretty happy with their jobs, though not necessarily with their salaries, according to a survey from consulting and staffing firm Healthcare IT Leaders.

3 tips for first-time hospital CIOs

As the old adage goes, age is just a number. But for young CIOs, that number may have a greater bearing on how their organizations treat and scrutinize them, Chad Brisendine, vice president and CIO of St. Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, says in a recent post for  healthsystemCIO.com.

Warning system will enable public health responses to illicit drug use

A new warning system will help to detect illicit drug use around the country to allow for "rapid, informed and effective" public health responses.

OpenFDA offers new API for easier access to drug, medical device recall data

Through its OpenFDA program, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration now offers an Application Programming Interface to give developers and researchers access to data about recalls, according to a blog post by FDA's Taha Kass-Hout.

VC investments, mergers for healthcare IT skyrocket

Venture capital funding and mergers and acquisitions activity in the healthcare IT sector both saw record numbers in the second quarter of 2014, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group.

Study: Age, sex, socioeconomic status major factors in eHealth use

Socioeconomic statues, age and sex are some of the biggest predictors when it comes to U.S. residents' use of the Internet for healthcare.

Telecare improves chronic pain management

For patients suffering from chronic musculoskeletal pain, telecare intervention may be a way to help them improve their pain score, according to newly published research.