Content tagged with Healthcare
posted in October 2009
This Content Management Standard Is Worth Backing
Features  |  10/29/2009  | 
CMIS standard should make integration easier.
Unified Communications: A Separate Piece
Features  |  10/29/2009  | 
As other content systems blur together, UC will be a holdout.
Content Management: Collaboration And Social Networks Change The Game
Features  |  10/29/2009  | 
The blurring lines between different types of content mean IT organizations needs to adapt their strategies.
Content Management: Collaboration And Social Networks Change The Game
Features  |  10/29/2009  | 
The blurring lines between different types of content mean IT organizations needs to adapt their strategies.
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.
$100 Million Healthcare Cost Database Announced
News  |  10/27/2009  | 
Built with settlement money from health insurance companies, it will help drive down medical costs, says New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
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.
H1N1 Flu Tracked By E-Prescription Data
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
Public health officials in Rhode Island are electronically monitoring possible swine flu outbreaks based on drug data from pharmacies.
Informatica Launches Healthcare Claims System
News  |  10/26/2009  | 
B2B Data Exchange designed to help insurance companies meet evolving HIPAA standards.
This Week In Healthcare Information Technology: Oct. 18 - 24
News  |  10/24/2009  | 
Our roundup of InformationWeek's healthcare IT coverage includes federal CTO Aneesh Chopra on cost savings, GE's handheld ultrasound device, government prep work for stimulus funding, and a look at healthcare IT job opportunities.
Mobile Service Tracks Alzheimer's Patients
News  |  10/23/2009  | 
The Comfort Zone service combines GPS and wireless technologies to enable caregivers to monitor Alzheimer's patients.
Top iPhone Apps For Health Pros, Patients
News  |  10/23/2009  | 
Healthcare professionals and individuals are finding ways to manage health and wellness with applications for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch.
Web 2.0 Summit: Intel CEO Expects PC Sales Surge
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
Paul Otellini sees businesses moving to replace their aging hardware and promise in moving to a more distributed approach to healthcare.
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.
Web 2.0 Summit: Fed CTO Talks Healthcare IT
News  |  10/22/2009  | 
Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra says government spending on IT can help cut healthcare costs and improve care quality.
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.
Web 2.0 Summit: GE Introduces Handheld Ultrasound Device
News  |  10/21/2009  | 
CEO Jeff Immelt showed off a forthcoming medical device called Vscan that promises to shake up the world of medical imaging.
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.
Epocrates Adds BlackBerry Support
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
The mobile healthcare software maker says BlackBerry is a fast-growing platform, with more than 20% growth in the past quarter.
Merge Unveils Healthcare IT Apps
News  |  10/19/2009  | 
Systems are designed to ease input of medical data while promoting patient privacy and comfort.
Baucus Bill Champions Healthcare Technology
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
Legislation just sent to the floor by the Senate Finance Committee includes recommendations encouraging rapid adoption and use of health IT systems.
Second Life Solving Real-World Healthcare Problems
News  |  10/16/2009  | 
Chicago's Children's Memorial Hospital uses the virtual world for disaster preparedness training, while disabled people turn to it for peer support.
Top iPhone Healthcare Apps
News  |  10/15/2009  | 
Mobile apps are the new frontier in improving data access for healthcare pros and bettering patient care. They could be coming to your pocket soon.
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.
Former U.S. Health Dept. CIO Joins Agilex
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
Melissa Chapman joins Agilex Technologies to help manage the firm's work with the U.S. Health and Human Services Dept.
Mobile Telemedicine Helps Patients In Transit
News  |  10/14/2009  | 
IP-enabled cameras and other telemedicine gear lets doctors remotely examine sick patients in ambulances.
iPhone Apps Help Pro Car Racer Control Diabetes
News  |  10/13/2009  | 
Race car driver Charlie Kimball uses inexpensive consumer apps to manage his diabetes in partnership with his doctors.
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.
Smartphones Fill Med School Prescription
News  |  10/5/2009  | 
The University of Louisville School of Medicine finds that smartphones give students faster access to health information, and more face-time with patients.
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.
Second Life Helps Save, Improve Lives
News  |  10/1/2009  | 
Chicago's Children's Memorial Hospital uses the virtual world for disaster preparedness training, while disabled people turn to it for peer support.

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