Industry News | June 29, 2016

AHIP 2016 was held last week in Las Vegas, NV at the Wynn hotel & casino. It was an excellent turnout from an attendee audience perspective-solid representation across payer and provider organizations as well as business and IT participation from departmental manager to CEO-and vendor community support.  Read More.  
Change Healthcare & Softheon made the Top 5! 

Taking a look at the data management vendor market, Shaman Akhtar, senior advisor with Naperville, Ill.-based healthcare consulting firm Impact Advisors, foresees a strong demand for legacy data management expertise. In 2015, the mergers and acquisition activity grew by 22 percent and nearly 1,420 hospitals were still using a legacy electronic medical record (EMR) that the vendor no longer supported, Akhtar says. "From these numbers, we can safely assume, that for the next three to five years as organizations get ready to implement new EMRs and as these mergers get executed, the industry will demand expertise in the legacy data management area," he says. Read More. 
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