News & Commentary
Content tagged with Electronic Health Records posted in December 2009
U.S. Pushes For EMR Standards
News  |  12/31/2009  | 
The proposal for widespread adoption of Electronic Medical Records standards could accelerate the disbursement of $19 billion in federal stimulus funds.
Toshiba Intros Healthcare Response Systems
News  |  12/18/2009  | 
The nurse call and emergency response systems provide alerts to caregivers via e-mail, pagers, or text messaging.
Microsoft Amalga Unifies Health Records
News  |  12/16/2009  | 
A post-acute care facility is using Microsoft Amalga to build internal apps that coordinate healthcare information between multiple internal organizations.
Software Tools Help Manage Clinical Trials
News  |  12/15/2009  | 
Web-based, analytic software tools help pharmaceutical firms keep patient recruitment on track for clinical trials.
California Health Provider Tackles EHRs
News  |  12/11/2009  | 
Community Health System expects to improve quality of care, patient communications, and cost management using Allscripts electronic health record software.
Web Portal Links Doctors To Patient Info
News  |  12/11/2009  | 
Butler Health System is rolling out PatientKeeper software to make it easier for physicians to access medical information.
Demand For Health IT Talent Rising
News  |  12/7/2009  | 
Robert Half Technology and Manpower among staffing firms reporting that projected demand by clients for health IT skills will rise early next year.
U.S. Health IT Office Reorganizes
News  |  12/3/2009  | 
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has reorganized into groups including a Chief Privacy Officer.
Feds Offer $235 Million For Health IT Leadership
News  |  12/2/2009  | 
A new grant program will help leading communities advance and track their use of health IT to improve quality of care and become role models to other communities.
IT Hiring To Increase Next Quarter
News  |  12/1/2009  | 
A 3% increase in IT staffing is forecast for early 2010, with traditional jobs in networking, security, and application development most in demand.
Microsoft, Google Face Off On Healthcare
News  |  12/1/2009  | 
Microsoft HealthVault and Google Health want to be the repository of choice for millions of personal health records. Are they up to the task?


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