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Content tagged with Clinical Information Systems posted in August 2010
EHR Revenue To Hit $3 Billion In 2013
News  |  8/31/2010  | 
Changes in reimbursement practices more important that government incentives in driving physician practices to adopt electronic health record software, reports Frost & Sullivan.
HHS Selects E-Health Record Certification Groups
News  |  8/30/2010  | 
Two organizations have been authorized by the Department of Health and Human Services to test and certify e-health record products for meaningful use incentive program eligibility.
Biden Touts Recovery Act For Improving Healthcare
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
Report released by the Vice President offers examples of how federal investment in health IT is expected to save billions in medical costs and improve patient care.
HHS Awards $4 Million For Rural Telehealth
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
Grants are part of $32 million the Department of Health and Human Services has allocated in 2010 for improving healthcare in underserved areas of the country.
Health Data Privacy Recommendations Balance Security, Accessibility
News  |  8/20/2010  | 
Advisers detail how health information exchanges should ensure safety and accuracy of patient medical information while still complying with meaningful use requirements.
Dana-Farber Exploits Business Intelligence To Drive Efficiency
News  |  8/19/2010  | 
Informatica platform will help the cancer hospital integrate patient data, identify patient trends, and predict staffing and supply requirements.
Advancing IT Propelling Pediatric Surgery
News  |  8/18/2010  | 
Children's National Medical Center using $150 million gift from Abu Dhabi government to improve medical outcomes by using technologies like GPS and 3D graphics to customize procedures.
EHRs Can't Measure Stage 1 Meaningful Use
News  |  8/16/2010  | 
Two-thirds of the quality reporting requirements aren't captured in current hospital electronic health record systems, finds CSC study.
Medicare Seminar Reveals Uncertainly On Meaningful Use
News  |  8/12/2010  | 
Questions posed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services prove that the agency still has many details to iron out about how hospitals will be reimbursed.
Software Tool Matches Nursing Schedule With Patient Needs
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
Based on a patient's acuity scores, API's Patient Classification software helps hospitals staff nurses' shifts based on medical needs.
EHRs Neglecting Preventative Care, Health Promotion
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
Current e-health record software fails to help clinicians identify patients who need additional services, finds government report.
iMedicor To Create USA MCO Health Info Exchange
News  |  8/10/2010  | 
The nationwide health information network will provide the managed care organization's 350,000 doctors with secure messaging and medical data exchange capabilities.
Senators Propose HITECH Incentives For Mental Health
News  |  8/9/2010  | 
Senators Whitehouse and Reed introduced a bill proposing to expand e-health record system use by mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse professionals and facilities.
IBM, Aetna Intro Cloud Healthcare Decision Support
News  |  8/5/2010  | 
Collaborative Care Solution lets healthcare providers meet meaningful use, other certification criteria without having to directly manage IT systems.
Health Information Exchanges Improve Efficiency
News  |  8/4/2010  | 
Complying with government mandates, developing viable business model are top concerns of HIEs, finds eHealth Initiative.
Hospital Building Community Health Information Exchange
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Fremont Area Medical Center using Lawson software to develop a patient information exchange for Nebraska healthcare providers.
Stanley Awarded $6 Million HHS Contract
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Work on the Department of Health and Human Services' Nationwide Health Information Network to include issuing digital certificates, updating network directories, and providing help desk support.
Intel, GE Announce Telehealth Joint Venture
News  |  8/2/2010  | 
The venture, combining GE Healthcare's Home Health division and Intel's Digital Health Group, will focus on chronic disease management, independent living and assistive technologies.
Verizon Intros Telehealth For Prisons
News  |  8/2/2010  | 
Videoconferencing can serve inmates' healthcare needs while reducing costs and improving security, said Verizon.


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