News & Commentary
Content tagged with Electronic Health Records posted in October 2009
Microsoft HealthVault Deal Puts EHRs Overseas
News  |  10/28/2009  | 
A Bangkok hospital will use Microsoft HealthVault personal electronic health records to track patients via the Web.
E-Health Records Option Extended To Families
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
Dossia, whose consortium members include Wal-Mart and Intel, is making it easier for employees' dependents to sign up for electronic health records.
MedPlus Tapped For Health Information Exchange
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
New Mexico will work with technology partner MedPlus to build an electronic infrastructure connecting the state's healthcare providers.
Lockheed Locks Down Federal Health IT Contracts
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Awarded $170 million in contracts, the company will provide services for government health information technology systems.
Informatica Launches Healthcare Claims System
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
B2B Data Exchange designed to help insurance companies meet evolving HIPAA standards.
GE Launches Healthcare Technology Fund
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
Healthcare IT, including electronic medical records and clinical information systems are among the fund's priorities.
Health IT Metrics Taking Shape
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
The U.S. will release a preliminary definition of "meaningful use"-- a key criterion for healthcare IT providers seeking federal stimulus funding -- in December.
Why Your Next IT Job Will Be In Healthcare
News  |  10/20/2009  | 
Federal stimulus billions are fueling demand for up to 50,000 new information technology positions. Most sought after are tech pros with real-world implementation experience, Windows experts, and network admins.
Cerner, CDW Partner On EMRs
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
With demand for e-medical records systems by doctors' offices expected to rise, Cerner signs a partner to sell its amubulatory software and services.
Merge Unveils Healthcare IT Apps
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
Systems are designed to ease input of medical data while promoting patient privacy and comfort.
Healthcare System Signs With Microsoft For Data Exchange
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
Caritas Christi Health Care's pact with Microsoft is part of hospital network's $70 million IT program to improve patient care and reduce costs.
Keas Puts Healthcare Advice, Apps Online
News  |  10/12/2009  | 
A startup founded by the former head of Google Health dispenses personalized healthcare information and applications via the Internet.
Mobile App Puts EMRs On Smartphones
News  |  10/7/2009  | 
A Pennsylvania health insurer has deployed a smartphone app enabling members to view and share electronic medical records.
GE Monitor Integrates Patient Data, EMRs
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
The device pulls health data from multiple sources such as hospital imaging systems, labs, and electronic medical records.
Google Health Adds Two Health Plans
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
Health insurers will share members' data with Google via its electronic personal health record platform.
IBM Invents Gene Sequencer On A Chip
News  |  10/6/2009  | 
Breakthrough could reduce cost of genetic scans from $3 billion to $100.
Glide Health Makes Medical Records Mobile
News  |  10/5/2009  | 
With the support of Integrated Medical Professionals, a large medical group, Glide Health aims to make medical records accessible from any mobile phone.
Feds Award $27.8M For Rural E-Health
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
Department of Health and Human Services funding will go to implement electronic health records and other health IT initiatives.
E-Medical Data Valuable To Health Industry
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
If the healthcare industry can overcome challenges in unlocking data in electronic medical records, those databases could become their most valuable assets.


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