News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in October 2013
Dictation Software Adoption On Rise
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
Speech recognition and dictation software could be poised to make big inroads in healthcare, says Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society report.
Surescripts Aims To Expand Hospital Network
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
Surescripts partners with Meditech, Vitera in effort to enable Direct messages among more than 60% of U.S. hospitals.
A Painless Path To CPOE?
Commentary  |  10/21/2013  | 
Despite evidence that computerized provider order entry systems can improve patient care, many providers have resisted due to cost and tech concerns. New KLAS report suggests an easier route.
Non-Profit Sets New Standards For Modular EHRs
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative redefines Meaningful Use definitions for EHR modules.
IBM Watson's New Gig: Cancer Fighter At MD Anderson
News  |  10/18/2013  | 
Houston cancer center MD Anderson taps IBM's powerful Watson computer system to help cure eight kinds of cancers as part of its "Moon Shots" program. The first target: leukemia.
Why Doctors Hate EHR Software
Commentary  |  10/18/2013  | 
Have meaningful use incentives merely propelled sales for a lot of lousy software?
Deloitte, Intermountain Launch Healthcare Outcomes Tool
News  |  10/17/2013  | 
Big-data product PopulationMiner lets healthcare organizations and drug companies design hypotheses by looking at patient populations.
Dignity Health, Optum Launch Revenue Management Firm
News  |  10/16/2013  | 
Large West Coast healthcare system joins with healthcare IT firm to form Optum360, which aims to help hospitals prepare for new payment methods and optimize revenues.
IBM's Watson Makes Some New Rounds
News  |  10/16/2013  | 
IBM Research unveiled cognitive computing technologies to help doctors make more informed, accurate diagnostic decisions.
Big Data, Better Health Tracking
News  |  10/7/2013  | 
Merck partnership with Israeli health system is another promising step toward using big data to improve the understanding of medical treatment.
In One ER, EHR Takes 44% Of Doctors' Time
News  |  10/3/2013  | 
Small-scale study in Pennsylvania ER found physicians spend more time inputting data in their EHR than taking care of patients.
Obamacare Health Exchanges: How Oregon Got It Done
Commentary  |  10/1/2013  | 
Oregon's experience building a health insurance exchange shows what's involved for IT operations.


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