News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in March 2011
Oracle, Moffitt Collaborate On Cancer Informatics System
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Moffitt Cancer Center is using Oracle technology to build a scalable, secure data analysis platform to support personalized cancer care and research.
Healthcare IT Vendor Directory
Slideshows  |  3/28/2011  | 
As money flows into efforts to modernize healthcare IT systems, a wide variety of tech vendors -- from traditional healthcare systems providers to newcomers seeking a piece of the action -- are offering new systems, products, and services to assist caregivers in doing a better job of helping patients.
Social Media Rejected For Healthcare Communications
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Online channels are popular for administrative tasks like appointment setting and billing, but patients vastly prefer traditional communications when consulting with doctors, according to Capstrat poll.
HP Wins $176 Million Nevada Health IT Contract
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Under the five-year deal, HP will act as the state's fiscal agent, strengthen its Medicaid operations, and help position it for healthcare reform.
Evolvent Awarded Military Health IT Contract
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
Among its task orders, the firm will transition IT systems to comply with new ICD-10 and prescription administrative standards and develop technologies to help service members with TBI and PTSD.
Database Tracks State Healthcare Reform Initiatives
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The National Conference of State Legislatures Web site is cataloging actions and legislation pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, enabling comparison among states.
Xerox's ACS Unit Buys CredenceHealth
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The acquisition of CredenceHealth's clinical surveillance tools will expand ACS's line of Midas cloud-based healthcare software.
Prospects For Meaningful Use Stage 2 Progress Questioned
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
Members of a President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology workgroup said the lack of standardized universal exchange language message wrapper compromise feasibility.
EHR Adopters: Confident, Or Cocky?
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
Healthcare providers have an almost singular focus on putting electronic records in place this year and are highly optimistic about getting it done.
Vanderbilt Launches Cancer Decision Support Tool
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
My Cancer Genome Web site will collect information about genetic mutations that impact different cancers and link to targeted research on treatment options.
Time To Revisit Disaster Planning
Commentary  |  3/16/2011  | 
Japan's tragedy reminds us of why disaster recovery planning is so critical for healthcare data.
OnCallData Adds Mobile Devices To E-Prescribing Portal
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
Healthcare providers can use iPads, iPhones, BlackBerrys, and Android devices to submit prescription orders to pharmacies, check for potential medication interactions, and verify patient eligibility.
Nvidia Launches Graphics Card For Medical Imaging
News  |  3/15/2011  | 
The Quadro 2000D offers as much as 12-bit grayscale for showing the most subtle abnormalities in diagnostic images, Nvidia said.
iPad 2 Highlights Mobile Healthcare Advancements
News  |  3/7/2011  | 
Apple's tablet creates opportunities for healthcare providers to better organize, store, and share medical data using mobile technology and can empower doctors to be more productive and decisive.
EMR Market Pegged At $15.7 Billion In 2010
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
The electronic medical record sector grew 13.6%, and will approach 20% over the next two years in advance of meaningful use requirements, found Kalorama Information study.
ADP To Acquire AdvancedMD
News  |  3/2/2011  | 
The human resources services firm will integrate AdvancedMD's practice management and electronic health record offerings for SMB medical practices into its Employer Services segment.
Down To Business: Can The Healthcare Industry Handle All This IT?
Commentary  |  3/1/2011  | 
The hope is that the platforms healthcare providers are being dragged into deploying today will serve as the foundation for future innovation.
Harris To Acquire Carefx For $155 Million
News  |  3/1/2011  | 
Buying the maker of the Fusionfx medical interoperability suite will further Harris' entry into the commercial healthcare market.


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