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Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in November 2010
VA Pilots Digital Medical Record Retrieval
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
A contractor will collect, scan, and transmit private healthcare records with the goal of speeding Veterans Affairs' claims decisions.
Guerra On Healthcare: Fixing Difficult Vendor Relationships
Commentary  |  11/29/2010  | 
Collaboration, communication, and clarity are key to getting companies and sales reps to meet your hospital's IT needs.
NextGen, ScImage Intro Universal Medical Image Integration Module
News  |  11/24/2010  | 
Scans produced by multiple picture archiving and communication systems can be accessed, viewed directly within NextGen's Ambulatory Electronic Health Record system.
Emergency Department Integration Trumps Functionality
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
KLAS report shows only 69% of best-of-breed clients indicated their current system is part of their long-term plans.
Health Execs Laud EHRs For Boosting Care
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
Government Accountability Office report finds that e-health records support disease management by improving data sharing and communication.
HHS Awards $8 Million For Community Health Centers
News  |  11/22/2010  | 
Government funding through the Affordable Care Act will support IT implementation and training at local medical clinics.
Advisers Balk At National Health Information Network Proposal
News  |  11/22/2010  | 
Government's health IT policy committee sent the recommended NHIN governance framework back to subcommittee to iron out thorny details.
VA, Indian Health Services Push IT Interoperability
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
Agencies will share resources to boost care for American Indian and Alaska Native veterans.
How Healthcare Data Helps Caregivers
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
BI and analytics already are driving operational efficiencies. Next up is using data to improve patient care.
Embedded BI For Real-Time Alerts
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
To cut costs and improve efficiency, some providers are looking at integrating or embedding BI and information management in the transaction systems themselves.
System Helps Doctors Pick The Right Tests
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
Business intelligence moves into the examining room.
How Healthcare Data Helps Caregivers
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
BI and analytics already are driving operational efficiencies. Next up is using data to improve patient care.
Data's At The Core Of Connected Medicine
Commentary  |  11/18/2010  | 
Data is the foundation of the evolving healthcare system. But its quality will determine whether we can truly provide better healthcare.
IT Speeds Bone Marrow Transplants To Save Lives
Commentary  |  11/17/2010  | 
Business process management and analytics tools are expected to double number of transplants and halve wait time.
Guerra On Healthcare: Don't Underestimate CPOE Challenge
Commentary  |  11/15/2010  | 
Government program rushes implementation and may compromise patient safety, but are CIOs empowered to buck the system?
Large Hospital CIS Vendors Gaining In Smaller Markets
News  |  11/10/2010  | 
With Meaningful Use requirements in mind, smaller hospitals are shying away from traditional community clinical information systems vendors, according to a KLAS report.
Technology To Promote A Healthier Workforce
Commentary  |  11/10/2010  | 
Virgin HealthMiles' web-based health incentive platform is helping some employers get workers moving.
Minnesota Launching e-Ordering System For Imaging Tests
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
The non-profit Institute of Clinical Systems Improvement's year-long pilot of e-ordering and clinical decision support tools saved $28 million in high-tech diagnostic imaging tests.
IBM Targets Healthcare With Government Cloud
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
Medicare and other agencies will gain improve claims processing and analytics management with access to scalable, secure, certified data centers, says IBM.
HHS Injects Funds For Health IT Infrastructure
News  |  11/4/2010  | 
Federal guidance announced to help states establish consumers' eligibility for insurance through health information exchanges.
Healthcare Reform Uncertainty Could Chill Tech Innovation
Commentary  |  11/3/2010  | 
Threats to repeal legislation could freeze IT initiatives related to key provisions.
Health IT Dominated By Minority Of Service Providers
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
CompTIA survey found that many IT firms want to enter the lucrative healthcare market, but many aren't sure where to begin.
Zeo Personal Sleep Coach
Slideshows  |  11/2/2010  | 
Technology's pervasiveness doesn't stop at the bedroom. The Zeo Personal Sleep Coach combines wireless, the Web, and an intelligent design to bring sleep data and therapy to the masses.

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