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Healthcare IT News For VARs — April 11, 2014
In this week’s news, GE acquires CHCA, data breaches in CA and the Smart VAR Summit approaches.
ICD-10 Delays, ICD-11, And What Clients Want From VARs
You’ve likely heard the noise around the U.S. transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 — most of it centered on the five-fold increase in the number of codes. However, it’s also been criticized as being a headache for CIOs and for being too granular — sometimes to the point of humor.
Healthcare IT News For VARs
ICD-10 is delayed — implementation is now extended to Oct. 1, 2015. Also in the news, HIMSS reports two-thirds of hospitals are increasing their 2014 IT budgets, and the HHS offers a new HIPAA Compliance Assessment Tool.
3 EHR Data Questions Your Healthcare Clients Are Asking Today
Data, and the opportunities for change that it brings your clients, continues to be a driving topic for VARs in all industries. EHR data in healthcare is no different, bringing with it its own set of issues and opportunities. Healthcare providers are intensely invested in patient outcomes, so it is crucial that your solutions are centered on their questions and concerns.
Motorola Solutions Emphasizing Android OS In 2014
Last week I attended Motorola’s annual Partner Expo in Las Vegas. Over the three days at the event, I learned a lot about Motorola’s initiatives for 2014. One thing I found particularly interesting was Moto’s plans concerning mobile device operating systems (OS). In the past, Motorola devices have run various versions of Microsoft’s operating systems. As we all know, in recent years the mobile world has been overrun with devices running iOS and Android, but primarily on the consumer side. Motorola has slowly adopted Android as an option for a few of its enterprise-class devices, but make no mistake, Microsoft’s OSs have been the dominant platform for the company’s mobile computers. Until now.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — March 27, 2014
Articles this week include looks at the rate of EHR adoption: fast for small medical offices, slower for providers trying to comply with new GAO standards.
Smart VAR Healthcare Summit Highlights Vital Signs, Pain Points Of Vertical
This year, value-added resellers have a new resource for information on the channel’s fastest growing vertical. The Smart VAR Healthcare Summit, powered by ScanSource and Business Solutions, will be held in New Brunswick, NJ, on May 6. A second summit will be held in Chicago in August.
Motorola Solutions' Brown Admits Company's Shortcomings, Promises Improvement
Greg Brown, chairman and CEO, of Motorola Solutions ($MSI) took the stage today to deliver a heart-felt speech to the 3,000 attendees of the Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2014 in Las Vegas. I found his candor to be particularly refreshing. All too often, CEOs get on stage and string together a variety of hollow platitudes intended to make everyone in the room feel warm and fuzzy. Brown took a more humble approach and focused on what Motorola could be doing better.
Motorola Solutions CPE 2014: Moon Highlights Keys To Motorola’s Success
In the morning session today at the Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2014, March 23-25, in Las Vegas, Mark Moon, Executive Vice President and President of Sales & Product Operations at Motorola Solutions addressed the company’s partners.
Motorola Solutions CPE 2014: Channel Program Updates
Motorola Solutions is hosting its Motorola Channel Partner Expo 2014, March 23-25, in Las Vegas. Last night, I had the opportunity to speak with Bill Cates, senior director of global channels strategies programs and operations for Motorola Solutions, to find out more about the changes to the company’s PartnerEmpower channel program.