News & Commentary
Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in July 2010
IBM, UPMC Partner On Hospital 'SmartRoom'
News  |  7/28/2010  | 
SmartRoom systems, now deployed at two University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospitals, identifies clinicians, providing real-time access to patient information and workflow tools based on role and location of caregiver.
Tech Data Signs On As Greenway EHR Distributor
News  |  7/28/2010  | 
Greenway PrimeSuite electronic health record system centralizes patient records, clinical tools, billing, and other medical administrative functions in a single database.
Guerra On Healthcare: Application Rip And Replace Realities
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
Most healthcare organizations must leverage past investments and don't have the luxury to rip and replace in pursuit of "perfect world" IT scenarios.
FCC, FDA Partner To Advance Telehealth
News  |  7/27/2010  | 
Healthcare is one of the areas the Federal Communications Commission sees as benefiting from expansion of broadband in the U.S.
Patient E-Health Use Remains Low
News  |  7/26/2010  | 
Online consultations between doctors and patients will become essential as more people access doctors under health reform, says Forrester Research.
Meaningful Use Compliance Top Healthcare Executive Priority
News  |  7/21/2010  | 
A CSC survey of healthcare IT and non-IT executives' priorities shows agreement on meaningful use compliance, but some disparity about other concerns.
HealthPartners Adds Secure Mobile Messaging
News  |  7/20/2010  | 
Diversinet's two-way, dually encrypted messaging technology will provide HealthPartners health plan members access to medical information and communication with care managers.
Meaningful Use Core Requirements For Healthcare Providers
News  |  7/19/2010  | 
So what are the more than two-dozen core "meaningful use" requirements that healthcare providers need to meet in order to qualify for financial incentives? Take a look here.
IBM Announces $100 Million Health IT Program
News  |  7/15/2010  | 
The initiative will drive IBM's cloud computing, data analytics plans across the healthcare industry to enhance evidence generation, service quality, privacy and new incentive models.
CIOs, Others React To Meaningful Use Final Rule
News  |  7/14/2010  | 
Most healthcare stakeholders are reacting positively, so far, to the feds' meaningful use final rule, but not everyone is pleased.
Health IT Czar, CMS Official On Meaningful Use
News  |  7/13/2010  | 
Coordinator of National Health IT Dr. David Blumenthal and CMS official Tony Trenkle share their views about the HITECH Act's long awaited meaningful use final rule in an interview with InformationWeek.
E-Mail Improves Patient Outcomes
News  |  7/13/2010  | 
Kaiser Permanente finds secure patient-physician communications systems result in better care for diabetes and hypertension.
Guerra On Healthcare: A Tale Of Two CIOs
News  |  7/12/2010  | 
The choices Healthcare CIOs make between single vendor enterprise solutions and best-of-breed offerings are driven by budget constraints that often reveal the healthcare haves and have-nots.
HP Offers Hospitals, Doctors EHR Help
News  |  7/12/2010  | 
The EHReady program offers affiliated doctors financing and support services and marketing assistance to hospitals for for e-health record deployments.
Five Vendors Dominate HIE Market
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
Of almost 40 Health Information Exchange providers included in a KLAS study, only five were considered in more than 10% of buying decisions.
Guerra On Healthcare: The Art Of Being A Medical CIO
Commentary  |  7/7/2010  | 
Today's tech leaders aren't judged on what they know about the technology but rather on who's happily using it.
Healthcare Imaging Systems Pervasive
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
Only 15% of hospital picture archiving and communications systems buyers are purchasing the systems for the first time; most are replacing or upgrading older models.
Healthcare Meaningful Use Criteria In Final Review
News  |  7/7/2010  | 
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has sent its final meaningful use rules to the Office of Management and Budget for review, the last step before publishing the regulations.
CPOE Systems Fail Leapfrog Test
News  |  7/1/2010  | 
A web-based simulation found that computerized physician order entry systems missed one-half of routine medication order errors and a third of potentially fatal order errors.


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