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Best of 2017: Highlights from CEO Jason Krantz

January 8, 2018 BY Jason Krantz, CEO

Best of 2017: Highlights from CEO Jason Krantz

It’s been a spectacular year at Definitive Healthcare. We’ve seen amazing growth, expanded our customer base, and continued to make major enhancements to our product. And the reason we’ve been able to do this is our clients – their investment in us, their faith in our vision, and their feedback on how we can continually improve our product have been fundamental to our strategy and our success.

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Top Ambulatory EHR Systems by Hospital Implementation

December 11, 2017 BY Alanna Moriarty

Top Ambulatory EHR Systems by Hospital Implementation

EHR system implementation has been on the rise over the past 10 years. This is, at least in part, attributed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Meaningful Use initiative that began in 2011. Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, eligible providers who demonstrated meaningful use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology received incentive payments. The intent was to encourage healthcare providers to utilize electronic data recording and sharing technology to improve clinical quality and care transparency.

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Top 10 Hospitals Using Epic EHR

October 17, 2017 BY Alanna Moriarty

Epic is the largest provider of EHR systems in the United States, accounting for more than 30 percent of all inpatient and ambulatory systems. As hospitals and care facilities continue to utilize electronic data sharing, and hospitals implement multiple EHR systems across inpatient and ambulatory departments, there could be a greater incentive for smaller companies to market less-comprehensive niche products to fill gaps in service.

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What Disruptive Innovation Means for Healthcare Delivery

September 22, 2017 BY Alanna Moriarty

What Disruptive Innovation Means for Healthcare Delivery

Disruptive innovation has been a source of growth and trepidation in the healthcare industry. The widespread adoption of EHR systems and first implementations of telemedicine have industry leaders questioning their roles in the future of healthcare—but not all disruptors are technological.

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Obstacles Hinder HIE Utilization, but Future Bright

September 19, 2017 BY Definitive Healthcare

Obstacles Hinder HIE Utilization, but Future Bright

Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), publicly or privately operated hubs of patient data intended to connect regional providers, have faced significant obstacles in recent years despite support from the ACA and state organizations. While some are technological, such as discrepancies in data classification among EHR systems, others involve deliberate data blocking or economic factors that aren’t as easily addressed. Even so, as the potential savings become realized, the future of HIEs and data sharing in general appears promising.

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