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Live Blogging ACE12

  • Todd Stein
  • 08/14/2012

If you can’t attend ACE12 in Chicago this week, you can still stay current on our annual users’ conference.  We’ll be posting live updates including photos, videos and firsthand reports from ACE12 here several times a day during the conference Wednesday-Friday at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center.  To get started, be sure to watch tomorrow’s 9am (CST) opening keynote by Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman. Glen and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will welcome more than 4,000 clients and business partners to the conference. Glen will review the company’s open platform and how it enables collaboration, innovation and insights that will position clients to thrive into the future.    Spoiler Alert: You can expect to see and hear previews of upcoming Allscripts products – tune in tomorrow to catch an early glimpse.  HOW TO WATCH  1. Visit www.allscripts.com/ace2012 at the time of the […]

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The British are Coming!

From the drama and grandeur of Downton Abbey, to the obsession with the Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton), to the fantastic London 2012 Olympic Games, the US has great affinity and affection for all things British.  And that feeling is reciprocal when it comes to healthcare.  Yes, I’ll admit, there’s the odd little difference in the way healthcare is structured, provided and paid for, but England’s National Health Service (NHS) often looks across the Atlantic when looking for solutions to the very similar challenges they face in providing 21st Century healthcare:   Pressures on healthcare funding in a predominantly state-funded delivery system … consolidation of the management of healthcare delivery across the continuum of care for improved disease management … the ongoing drive to embrace and systematize evidence based care to improve outcomes …  and the ever present and ongoing need  […]