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Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in December 2011
Fed Health IT Spending: $6.5 Billion By 2016
News  |  12/28/2011  | 
Government must upgrade systems that support clinical and business operations to drive efficiencies and curb the cost of healthcare.
WellPoint Taps IBM Watson For Cancer Decision Support
News  |  12/22/2011  | 
Los Angeles cancer institute will also contribute to the project, which aims to use Watson-based technology to improve treatment outcomes.
Health IT Tools Reduce Readmissions At Philadelphia Hospitals
News  |  12/21/2011  | 
With the help of health information technology, more than 400 patients avoided being rehospitalized and 18 facilities saved a total of $4 million in one quarter.
Top 10 Health IT Predictions For 2012
News  |  12/21/2011  | 
Healthcare reform, analytics, cloud computing, mobility, and social media will alter the health IT landscape over the next year, forecasts IDC Health Insights.
Allscripts Integrates DiagnosisOne's Clinical Decision Support Tools
News  |  12/21/2011  | 
The decision of a big EHR vendor signals a major change in the needs of healthcare providers.
Does Your Health IT Career Require Another Diploma?
Commentary  |  12/20/2011  | 
Breaking into health IT isn't easy. Going back to school for more training is a good place to start.
Healthcare Innovation Prize Goes To Startup
News  |  12/19/2011  | 
Axial Exchange's Care Transition Suite helps keep patients safer by improving the transference of critical patient data during hospital discharges.
10 Innovative Clinical Decision Support Programs
Slideshows  |  12/14/2011  | 
What provides the smarts behind an advanced implementation of electronic health records? Clinical decision support systems. It may be time to revisit your CDS vendor options.
Humana Acquires Anvita To Bolster Healthcare Analytics
News  |  12/14/2011  | 
Clinical analytics provide actionable data to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs as accountable care organizations take hold.
Community Hospitals Ramp Up Health IT Adoption
News  |  12/14/2011  | 
Regional and critical access hospitals implement clinical information systems; EPIC, Cerner reap benefits, reports KLAS.
Microsoft, GE Tackle Healthcare Analytics, Data Aggregation
News  |  12/12/2011  | 
Joint venture will market an open source technology platform and develop applications that focus on interoperability and advanced analytics.
3M, Berkeley Research Target Preventable Hospital Readmissions
News  |  12/9/2011  | 
Companies join forces to tackle two major pain points for U.S. hospitals: unacceptably high readmission rates and preventable complications.
Health IT Leaders Launch Info-Sharing Website
News  |  12/6/2011  | 
Founded by clinicians, site called Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care encourages the medical community to share its EHR successes, complaints.
Healthcare Cloud Brings Access Control Concerns
News  |  12/5/2011  | 
N.Y. nurses service finds single sign-on enables its mobile workforce to use its multiple, disparate cloud apps.
Small Practices Finally Get On Board EHR Train
News  |  12/2/2011  | 
EHR adoption rates have doubled, and many more physicians say they intend to apply for Medicare or Medicaid EHR incentive payments.
Medical Homes Might Not Transform Healthcare
News  |  12/1/2011  | 
IT-dependent practices where personal physicians coordinate all of a patient's care might not significantly improve quality of care, according to a new scientific study. But some clinicians question the study's conclusion.
AT&T, Accenture Service Stores Medical Images In Cloud
News  |  12/1/2011  | 
Joint venture will help providers manage larger image files and assist smaller hospitals that don't have a radiologist on staff.


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