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Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in November 2011
App Allows Radiology Diagnosis Via Tablet, Smartphone
News  |  11/30/2011  | 
FDA clearance of GE Centricity mobile app lets radiologists use smartphones and tablets to make diagnoses from remote locations or in the field.
Health Information Exchanges: Get Everyone Onboard
Commentary  |  11/29/2011  | 
The ultimate goal is a universally accepted national health information exchange. What's the holdup?
USDA Awards $6 Million For Rural Telehealth
News  |  11/28/2011  | 
Feds award grants for telehealth projects in the Mississippi Delta region as part of a program to help rural facilities adopt health IT.
Study Exposes Electronic Prescribing's Flaws
News  |  11/23/2011  | 
Communication gaps, transmission barriers, and software problems plague the rapidly growing field of online prescribing.
Medical Database Linked To Better Hospital Care
News  |  11/23/2011  | 
One study suggests that UpToDate may improve clinical outcomes, but it's hard to establish a firm cause and effect relationship.
Why Doctors Won't Like ACOs
Commentary  |  11/21/2011  | 
Accountable Care Organizations require hard data to support treatment decisions. IT's job is to build that evidence into your organization's systems.
Is ICD-10 More Important Than Meaningful Use?
News  |  11/21/2011  | 
Advisory Board health IT boss Dave Garets tells CIOs to make ICD-10 compliance their top priority because more money is at stake.
Don't Regulate EHRs Like Cars
Commentary  |  11/16/2011  | 
In the interest of patient safety, the Institute of Medicine recommends that health IT be more tightly regulated, much like the auto industry. But are the two industries comparable?
Accountable Care Lives Or Dies On Performance Data
Commentary  |  11/11/2011  | 
If your organization hopes to get a piece of the ACO pie, not only will your clinicians need to perform, but your IT team must crunch their performance numbers in ways that motivate them to improve.
Clinical Decision Support: What's In Your Future?
News  |  11/10/2011  | 
Personalized medicine, clinical analytics, and natural language processing are the emerging technologies making their way into clinical use.
Most Docs Now E-Prescribe, Surescripts Says
News  |  11/10/2011  | 
Rapid growth in online prescribing relates to accelerated adoption of electronic health records.
After EHR Frenzy: Health IT's Next Priorities
News  |  11/10/2011  | 
Healthcare providers are looking beyond electronic health records to find tools to tackle ICD-10 and accountable care organizations, says Allscripts CEO.
Dell Donates Cloud Power For Pediatric Cancer Research
News  |  11/9/2011  | 
Kids with rare, deadly neuroblastoma cancer could be first to benefit from new clinical trial focused on finding more effective, personalized treatments.
Progress On Health Data Exchange Specs
News  |  11/8/2011  | 
Seven states, eight e-health records vendors, and three health information exchange providers agree to support interoperability standards that also could make health data exchange easier nationally.
NRC Seeks To Marry Biomedical Research, Patient EHR Data
News  |  11/7/2011  | 
A report from the National Research Council calls for a new data network that combines molecular data with clinical information from electronic health records.
Trinity Health Cuts Mortality Rate With New App Platform
Commentary  |  11/7/2011  | 
Genesis integrates 28 applications to save lives of 2,600 patients annually.
Michigan HIE Puts Sustainability Into Play
News  |  11/2/2011  | 
South East Michigan Health Information Exchange joins Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange, also helps Social Security Administration improve eligibility processes.

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