News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in December 2010
Institute Of Medicine Sets Health IT Vision
News  |  12/29/2010  | 
Report explores opportunities for accelerating digital healthcare infrastructure to improve patient and public health outcomes.
Dell Acquiring Medical Storage Firm InSite One
News  |  12/23/2010  | 
The cloud-based service addresses some of the biggest problems in health IT: data archiving, migration, and sharing medical images across providers, systems, and locations.
Epic Keeps Top Spot In Healthcare Software
News  |  12/22/2010  | 
KLAS' year-end report also cites Siemens, Cerner, and McKesson for making strong improvements in the health IT industry in 2010.
EMR Productivity Effects Vary By Primary Care Specialty
News  |  12/22/2010  | 
Healthcare systems should choose electronic medical records systems that reflect physician workflow demands to minimize decreases in efficiency, finds study.
Healthcare iPad Deployment To Approach 70% In 2011
News  |  12/20/2010  | 
The rising number of iPad point-of-care applications are accelerating its use by physicians, finds Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey.
Guerra On Healthcare: EHR Certification Boosts Competition
Commentary  |  12/20/2010  | 
Electronic health record vendors are applying for -- and receiving -- a government-backed stamp of approval, expanding options for vendors and buyers.
Guerra On Healthcare: What To Know Before Negotiating With Vendors
Commentary  |  12/14/2010  | 
Whether you're buying an electronic health record system or making repairs to your home, you usually get what you pay for.
EHR Adoption Crosses 50% Threshold
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Government survey finds that a slim majority of physicians are now using electronic health records or electronic medical records systems.
EHR Deployment May Cost $120,000 Per Doctor
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Doctors expect to see 10% fewer patients in first year of deploying e-health record systems, but gain boost patient encounters as much as 15% after adjusting to the new system, according to CDW Healthcare.
Health CIOs Shrink Meaningful Use Expectations
News  |  12/10/2010  | 
The percentage who expect to qualify for early stimulus funding has dropped by half since August, finds College of Health Information Management Executives survey.
Emergency Departments To Invest 30% More In IT
News  |  12/10/2010  | 
Federal health IT funding will promote growth in the high-acuity information systems market in 2011, reports Millennium Research Group.
Health Information Exchanges' Tech Challenges
News  |  12/9/2010  | 
HIEs have the data, but accessing, sharing, and securing that data remain problematic.
Big Exchange, Big Challenges
News  |  12/9/2010  | 
The CEO of the largest U.S. health information exchange discusses mounting tech pressures.
Health Information Exchanges' Tech Challenges
News  |  12/9/2010  | 
HIEs have the data, but accessing, sharing, and securing that data remains problematic
HHS Announces Grants For Innovative Health Information Exchanges
News  |  12/8/2010  | 
Department of Health and Human Services commits $16 million for states that will use HIEs to improve patient outcomes, boost consumer knowledge, and accelerate public health efforts.
Supercomputer 'Virtual Cleanse' Aims To Ease Colonoscopy Preparation
Commentary  |  12/8/2010  | 
Image processing technologies being tested by Massachusetts General Hospital intend to take the yuck factor out of colorectal cancer screenings.
KP Follows Data To Better Hip, Knee Replacements
Commentary  |  12/7/2010  | 
By developing registries and tapping e-medical record data, Kaiser Permanente is improving outcomes for hip and knee implant patients.


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