News & Commentary
Content tagged with Electronic Health Records posted in November 2010
VA Pilots Digital Medical Record Retrieval
News  |  11/30/2010  | 
A contractor will collect, scan, and transmit private healthcare records with the goal of speeding Veterans Affairs' claims decisions.
Guerra On Healthcare: Fixing Difficult Vendor Relationships
Commentary  |  11/29/2010  | 
Collaboration, communication, and clarity are key to getting companies and sales reps to meet your hospital's IT needs.
NextGen, ScImage Intro Universal Medical Image Integration Module
News  |  11/24/2010  | 
Scans produced by multiple picture archiving and communication systems can be accessed, viewed directly within NextGen's Ambulatory Electronic Health Record system.
Health Execs Laud EHRs For Boosting Care
News  |  11/23/2010  | 
Government Accountability Office report finds that e-health records support disease management by improving data sharing and communication.
Advisers Balk At National Health Information Network Proposal
News  |  11/22/2010  | 
Government's health IT policy committee sent the recommended NHIN governance framework back to subcommittee to iron out thorny details.
Doctors Shun EHRs For Patient Referrals
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
Yet, medical providers are more satisfied when they use electronic health records to exchange clinical information with specialists, finds Practice Fusion study.
VA, Indian Health Services Push IT Interoperability
News  |  11/19/2010  | 
Agencies will share resources to boost care for American Indian and Alaska Native veterans.
How Healthcare Data Helps Caregivers
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
BI and analytics already are driving operational efficiencies. Next up is using data to improve patient care.
Embedded BI For Real-Time Alerts
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
To cut costs and improve efficiency, some providers are looking at integrating or embedding BI and information management in the transaction systems themselves.
How Healthcare Data Helps Caregivers
News  |  11/18/2010  | 
BI and analytics already are driving operational efficiencies. Next up is using data to improve patient care.
Data's At The Core Of Connected Medicine
Commentary  |  11/18/2010  | 
Data is the foundation of the evolving healthcare system. But its quality will determine whether we can truly provide better healthcare.
IT Speeds Bone Marrow Transplants To Save Lives
Commentary  |  11/17/2010  | 
Business process management and analytics tools are expected to double number of transplants and halve wait time.
Some Hospitals Meeting Meaningful Use Criteria
News  |  11/16/2010  | 
Almost 25% can achieve 10 of the 14 core measures, according to survey by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
EHR Online Safety System Launched
News  |  11/15/2010  | 
iHealth Alliance-led coalition will document problems on electronic health records site related to software, user training, security and data issues.
Health IT Facing Consolidation
News  |  11/10/2010  | 
A handful of technology and telecom giants will dominate the healthcare market, predicts Marlin & Associates.
Minnesota Launching e-Ordering System For Imaging Tests
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
The non-profit Institute of Clinical Systems Improvement's year-long pilot of e-ordering and clinical decision support tools saved $28 million in high-tech diagnostic imaging tests.
AT&T Launches Health IT Portfolio
News  |  11/5/2010  | 
ForHealth division will provide wireless, networked, and cloud-based services for the healthcare industry.
Health IT Group Tackles Data Exchange
News  |  11/4/2010  | 
Federal policy committee examines different scenarios for sharing patient information across hospitals, clinics, insurers, and states.
Healthcare Reform Uncertainty Could Chill Tech Innovation
Commentary  |  11/3/2010  | 
Threats to repeal legislation could freeze IT initiatives related to key provisions.
Health IT Dominated By Minority Of Service Providers
News  |  11/3/2010  | 
CompTIA survey found that many IT firms want to enter the lucrative healthcare market, but many aren't sure where to begin.


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