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Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in February 2010
Guerra On Healthcare: Meaningful Use Proposal Has Some Seeing Red
Commentary  |  2/28/2010  | 
The more health IT pros look at draft rules, the less they like them.
Dell Forges E-Health Partnership With AMA
News  |  2/28/2010  | 
The American Medical Association and Dell will offer physicians one-stop-shopping for electronic health products.
Nebraska Expands Health Information Exchange
News  |  2/24/2010  | 
The Nebraska Health Information Initiative, which served mostly the Omaha region until now, is expanding statewide.
In-Home Telemedicine Study Launched
News  |  2/23/2010  | 
Mayo, GE, and Intel will explore how videoconferencing and electronic health monitoring can help sick, elderly patients remain in their homes and avoid costly hospitalizations.
Federal Health IT Group Refines Meaningful Use Rules
News  |  2/18/2010  | 
Health IT Policy Committee aims to make it easier to meet some requirements for deploying e-health record systems but also adds more rules.
Hospital Gives Kids Bedside Web Access
News  |  2/17/2010  | 
Touchscreen bedside units replace traditional hospital TVs and give pediatric patients Internet access, and a new way to communicate with hospital staff.
Guerra On Healthcare: Stimulus Funds For All EMR Systems
Commentary  |  2/15/2010  | 
Feds shouldn't bar physicians who work in hospitals but maintain practices that run EMR systems from getting reimbursements.
Doctors Use Of EHRs Growing
News  |  2/10/2010  | 
The government's healthcare IT stimulus package seems to be having a positive impact on electronic health record adoption.
IntrinsiQ Sharpens Cancer Treatment Analysis
News  |  2/9/2010  | 
A computerized physician order entry and "partial" e-health record system gives medical staff the tools to track and analyze oncology treatments.
Ingram To Distribute NextGen Healthcare Systems
News  |  2/9/2010  | 
The goal is to reach medical institutions and doctors seeking to expand their use of electronic health records and other healthcare technology.
Guerra On Healthcare: E-Medical Record Pros In Short Supply
Commentary  |  2/9/2010  | 
With deadlines looming, federal government tries to engineer the huge workforce needed to deploy EMR and other clinical systems.
Tools Improve E-Medical Records Performance
News  |  2/8/2010  | 
Providence Health & Services is rolling out Compuware performance management tools to speed doctors' access to clinical data and IT's ability to maintain and repair systems.
Community Hospital Vendor Acquires Emergency Offering
News  |  2/4/2010  | 
Healthcare Management Systems buys MedHost for its emergency department system.
Telemedicine Links Remote Docs With Ill Kids
News  |  2/3/2010  | 
Videoconferencing, digital cameras, and robotics help critical care doctors working from home supervise treatment of pediatric ICU patients.
Diagnostic Testing Startup Links To Doctors' Systems
News  |  2/3/2010  | 
LabDx sends lab results directly to physicians' electronic medical records.
McKesson Launches Health Interoperability Platform
News  |  2/3/2010  | 
Practice Partner Connect enables physician practices to securely exchange medical, billing, and other health data with other doctors, patients, hospitals, and insurance companies.
VA Freezes IT Budget For 2011
News  |  2/2/2010  | 
The Department of Veterans Affairs will focus on delivering IT projects on time, on budget, says an official.
Guerra On Healthcare: Meaningful Objections To Meaningful Use
Commentary  |  2/2/2010  | 
Healthcare providers are criticizing exclusions and the all-or-nothing approach of the final draft definition for meaningful use of e-health records.
Obama Budgets $78 Million For Health IT
News  |  2/1/2010  | 
The president wants to increase funding for the national health IT czar to get doctors and hospitals using e-heath records meaningfully.

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