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Health information exchange helps medical group find success with value-based care

Wes Combs is chief information officer at Holston Medical Group in Kingsport, Tennessee, which serves northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia, and Charlotte, North Carolina. He’s also president of OnePartner Health Information Exchange, based in Duffield, Virginia. The HIE was started by several doctors at Holston Medical Group as an investment to support and improve the doctor-patient… Read More »

Group A strep genome research expedites vaccine development efforts

The global search for a group A streptococcal (Strep A) vaccine has narrowed after researchers identified a common gene signature in almost all global Strep A strains by sequencing thousands of genomes in a project spanning 10 years and more than 20 countries. Strep A, is a bacterial pathogen that in some regions of the… Read More »