Going live with McKesson Paragon
Juggling multiple ambulatory EHRs — “The interoperability equation has become a lot less difficult.”
Forming an ICO — not an ACO
Merrimack Valley collaborative
HIEs — “It’s never a one-size-fits-all”
What Does the Sunquest Acquisition Mean?
Dear HISPros, “I am CIO at a large medical center with Sunquest in the Lab. What does this deal mean to me?” A press release this morning announced the planned acquisition of Sunquest, a major LIS vendor, by an investment group headed by Huntsman Gay Global Capital LLC. It’s a complex transaction including Sunquest itself borrowing $655 million to “fund a dividend to existing shareholders, refinance $115 million of outstanding debt, and pay related fees and expenses,” according to Moody’s Investor Services. And I’m sweating paying $200 bucks for a new all-in-one printer!
PODCAST: One-on-One w/Sibley Memorial Hospital VP of Information Resources and Chief Information Technology Officer Kenda Tavakoli, Chapter 1
While change is in the air for healthcare organizations these days, nowhere has there been more dramatic change over the last few years than Washington, DC-based Sibley Memorial Hospital. That’s because after more than 25 years with one person heading IT, Kenda Tavakoli stepped into the role in 2008. Since then, even more change has […]
Valley Medical Taps Sunquest
Renton, Wash.-based Valley Medical Center has licensed Sunquest Collection Manager to improve labeling of specimens coming to the lab from the ED. The software will be expanded throughout the organization in 2010. Valley Medical Center is the largest nonprofit healthcare provider between Seattle and Tacoma, serving over 400,000 residents. In addition to the hospital, the […]