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Aetna Taps Healthline For Patient Portal
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Insurers and healthcare providers are increasingly using Web portals to comply with meaningful use, give patients ready access to medical data and other relevant information.
Social Media Rejected For Healthcare Communications
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Online channels are popular for administrative tasks like appointment setting and billing, but patients vastly prefer traditional communications when consulting with doctors, according to Capstrat poll.
Evolvent Awarded Military Health IT Contract
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
Among its task orders, the firm will transition IT systems to comply with new ICD-10 and prescription administrative standards and develop technologies to help service members with TBI and PTSD.
Xerox's ACS Unit Buys CredenceHealth
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The acquisition of CredenceHealth's clinical surveillance tools will expand ACS's line of Midas cloud-based healthcare software.
Vanderbilt Launches Cancer Decision Support Tool
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
My Cancer Genome Web site will collect information about genetic mutations that impact different cancers and link to targeted research on treatment options.
Time To Revisit Disaster Planning
Commentary  |  3/16/2011  | 
Japan's tragedy reminds us of why disaster recovery planning is so critical for healthcare data.
Costs, Training Top Hospital EHR Concerns
News  |  3/14/2011  | 
While electronic health record adoption is high, only 47% of executives think IT will improve their work environment and 85% are worried about how to pay for it, finds Dell study.
HHS Finds IT Boosts Quality, Efficiency Of Healthcare
News  |  3/9/2011  | 
Literature review shows 92% of recent studies support the government's push to bring technology into the medical office.
Majority Of Patients Want Online Access To Doctors
News  |  3/4/2011  | 
Nearly three-quarters of people want to be able to get lab results, request appointments, pay medical bills, and communicate with their doctor's office through secure portals, finds Intuit Health study.


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