News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in January 2011
KLAS Report Identifies Keys To Clinical Decision Support
News  |  1/26/2011  | 
Almost 40% selected orders sets as the element of electronic clinical decision support with the greatest positive impact; evidence-based alerts and reference content also ranked high.
New Tools To Help Hospitals Prevent, Spot Infections
News  |  1/26/2011  | 
Web-based clinical data surveillance services from Pharmacy OneSource aim to help clinicians identify infections, adverse drug events, and other trouble sooner.
Health Systems Underestimate EMR Costs
News  |  1/25/2011  | 
Accenture study finds that IT expenses increased 80% during electronic medical records system implementation, and higher costs are sustained over the long term.
Meaningful Use Compliance Could Be Harder Than You Realize
Commentary  |  1/19/2011  | 
Two recent surveys indicate healthcare providers are confident they'll comply with the government's meaningful use regs, but some CIOs say that's more challenging than you think.
HP Wins $30 Million Texas Medicaid Contract
News  |  1/12/2011  | 
The deal will fund development of a health information exchange and e-prescribing network for the state.
EHR Spending To Hit $3.8 Billion In 2015
News  |  1/11/2011  | 
Double-digit growth in the electronic health record software market will be driven largely by government incentive deadlines, finds study.
HealthEssentials' Clinicians To Use Digital Pens
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
The Anoto Group and ExpeData digital pen and paper technology allows healthcare providers to document, store, and send patient data electronically.
IBM, Premier Partner On Accountable Care Analytics Platform
News  |  1/6/2011  | 
The health information system integrates clinical, administrative, and financial data to measure performance and improve outcomes at more than 2,400 hospitals nationwide.
Mobile Health Apps To Triple By 2012
News  |  1/5/2011  | 
Telecom and technology vendors have a significant opportunity in the thriving mHealth market, concludes Pyramid Research study.
Motion Computing Debuts Rugged Tablet For Healthcare
News  |  1/4/2011  | 
The CL900 Windows 7 tablet is geared to clinicians who need a durable tablet to read patient X-rays and charts -- and want to keep the device sanitary.
HHS Unveils Final Health IT Certification Rules
News  |  1/4/2011  | 
The Office of National Coordinator for Health IT has published permanent regulations for organizations authorized to test and certify health IT products for meaningful use.
Social Security Approves EHR Interoperability Technology
News  |  1/3/2011  | 
Health IT firm EHR Doctors gets clearance for its C32 Continuity of Care Document, which enables hospitals and doctors to achieve meaningful use in the electronic exchange of medical data.
Top Healthcare IT Predictions For 2011
News  |  1/3/2011  | 
Health systems will tackle technology challenges including mobile, manpower, meaningful use, and other mandates.


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