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Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in October 2009
Microsoft HealthVault Deal Puts EHRs Overseas
News  |  10/28/2009  | 
A Bangkok hospital will use Microsoft HealthVault personal electronic health records to track patients via the Web.
Lockheed Locks Down Federal Health IT Contracts
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Awarded $170 million in contracts, the company will provide services for government health information technology systems.
H1N1 Flu Tracked By E-Prescription Data
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Public health officials in Rhode Island are electronically monitoring possible swine flu outbreaks based on drug data from pharmacies.
GE Launches Healthcare Technology Fund
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
Healthcare IT, including electronic medical records and clinical information systems are among the fund's priorities.
Web 2.0 Summit: Fed CTO Talks Healthcare IT
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra says government spending on IT can help cut healthcare costs and improve care quality.
Why Your Next IT Job Will Be In Healthcare
News  |  10/20/2009  | 
Federal stimulus billions are fueling demand for up to 50,000 new information technology positions. Most sought after are tech pros with real-world implementation experience, Windows experts, and network admins.
Cerner, CDW Partner On EMRs
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
With demand for e-medical records systems by doctors' offices expected to rise, Cerner signs a partner to sell its amubulatory software and services.
Epocrates Adds BlackBerry Support
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
The mobile healthcare software maker says BlackBerry is a fast-growing platform, with more than 20% growth in the past quarter.
Merge Unveils Healthcare IT Apps
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
Systems are designed to ease input of medical data while promoting patient privacy and comfort.
Healthcare System Signs With Microsoft For Data Exchange
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
Caritas Christi Health Care's pact with Microsoft is part of hospital network's $70 million IT program to improve patient care and reduce costs.
Mobile Telemedicine Helps Patients In Transit
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
IP-enabled cameras and other telemedicine gear lets doctors remotely examine sick patients in ambulances.
GE Monitor Integrates Patient Data, EMRs
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
The device pulls health data from multiple sources such as hospital imaging systems, labs, and electronic medical records.
IBM Invents Gene Sequencer On A Chip
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
Breakthrough could reduce cost of genetic scans from $3 billion to $100.

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