Tag Archives: quality and safety

  • Cerner tapped by DoD for new lab system

    The Defense Health Agency has picked Cerner to replace the Military Health System's anatomic pathology laboratory information system. The deal is separate from the big $11 billion Defense Healthcare Management Systems. Modernization contract that will be announced this summer.

    [See also: DoD calls for best bids on EHR project]

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  • Healthcare headlines from across the Web, July 14

    Healthcare IT News' focus is on technology, of course, but there's so much else happening now across the broader realm of healthcare. We're keeping track of all the top studies, articles and other big happenings in the industry and compiling them on this healthcare watch list. It's updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates.

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  • Cerner in partnering state of mind

    At first glance, it might seem that there is no partnership Cerner would not entertain, but analysts point out recent deals with big-name health systems and with other vendors in the health IT marketplace are strategic and helping to position Cerner for the future.

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  • Chief data officers come to healthcare

    As chief data officer at Seattle Children’s Hospital, Eugene Kolker has a fairly unusual job title – especially for this industry. "In healthcare it's extremely, extremely rare," he says. But that may be changing.

    [See also: Why should docs care about big data?]

    "To my knowledge, I was one of the first couple" CDOs in healthcare, says Kolker, who took on that position at Seattle Children's way back in 2007.

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