Content tagged with Healthcare
posted in November 2009
Colorado Healthcare Providers Launch Information Exchange
News  |  11/30/2009  | 
"They've standardized the content so we can exchange and have interoperability with health records," explains the CIO of Children's Hospital.
Feds Providing $80 Million For Health IT Training
News  |  11/30/2009  | 
The government funding helps set up 6-month health IT workforce training programs at community colleges nationwide.
Feds Launch Health IT Blog
News  |  11/23/2009  | 
Health and Human Services' Health IT Buzz blog covers security, regulatory, standards, and other issues.
Physicians Question Health IT Stimulus Requirements
News  |  11/23/2009  | 
A physicians practice industry group expresses concern about electronic health record incentive programs.
Network Provides Healthcare Pricing Data
News  |  11/20/2009  | 
Transparent Health Network negotiates healthcare pricing with medical providers, and shares price data with its members online.
Remote Monitoring Yields Healthier Patients
News  |  11/19/2009  | 
Nursing service uses wireless devices to monitor homebound patients and get data to doctors faster, reducing hospitalizations by more than 50%.
Medicine Bottles Get Net Connection
News  |  11/19/2009  | 
A new pill bottle cap with a wireless Internet connection flashes when it's time to take a pill and even calls forgetful patients with reminders.
EMR Adoption Earns Hospital High Score
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
Achieving its high level of electronic medical records adoption has taken small Maine hospital five years.
Healthcare Goes Mobile, Virtual WIth Dell Offering
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
Dell Mobile Clinical Computing solution provides clinicians with single sign-on and roaming capabilities.
Healthcare Provider Saves With E-Invoicing
News  |  11/18/2009  | 
Electronic invoices are saving Memorial Hermann Healthcare System millions of dollars.
Healthcare's New Revenue Generator: Business Apps
News  |  11/17/2009  | 
Banner Health uses $17 million supply chain savings to pay for new clinical information systems.
Healthcare IT Job Outlook Perks Up
News  |  11/16/2009  | 
Business analysts and technology architects face rosy IT job prospects in the healthcare and green energy sectors.
Desktop Virtualization A Remedy For Hospital
News  |  11/16/2009  | 
A New York healthcare provider deploys "zero-client" devices to reduce PC maintenance and improve business performance.
HP Pitches Thin Computing To SMBS -- But Are They Interested?
Features  |  11/15/2009  | 
HP rolls out a raft of new thin client terminals -- some expected to cost less than $100 -- bolstered by new servers, new software, and new services. Will it be enough to convince SMBs that the time is finally right for thin computing to go mainstream in smaller companies?
Senate Bill Would Help Family Doctors Fund EHRs
News  |  11/13/2009  | 
The bill, introduced by Sen. John Kerry, would make small healthcare practices eligible for federal loans.
Execs Want Focus On Goals, Not Just Metrics
Features  |  11/12/2009  | 
They're still using analytic dashboards, but tying the data to strategic goals.
Quest Stops Killer With Specialized Diagnostic Software
Features  |  11/12/2009  | 
New test helps get women suspected of having ovarian cancer to specialists faster.
Health Care IT Gets Personal
Features  |  11/12/2009  | 
Analytics, decision-support, and an array of other health IT tools are helping advance the development of treatments tailored to individuals' needs.
Cancer Institute Network Aims To Personalize Cancer Treatments
Features  |  11/12/2009  | 
Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid matches up patients with the right experimental treatments.
Google Helps You Find A Flu Shot
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
Flu Shot Finder uses Google Maps to help people locate areas where they can get swine flu and seasonal flu vaccines.
Can Electronic Medical Records Be Secured?
News  |  11/12/2009  | 
While EMRs promise massive opportunities for patient health benefits and reductions in administrative costs, the privacy and security risks are daunting.
How HP Plans To Rule The SMB World
Commentary  |  11/11/2009  | 
Vowing to overcome past problems, HP unveils its latest not-so-secret plan for worldwide SMB domination. There's lots to like, but low prices don't seem to be the company's top priority.
Intel Unveils Reader For the Blind
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
The device, about the size of a paperback book, is designed for people who are blind, dyslexic, or have some other disability making it difficult for them to read.
Information Exchanges Let Doctors Share Patient Data Efficiently
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
Several new networks are being launched across the country, and while they vary in size, scope, and clientele, the goals and challenges are similar.
Boom Times For Health IT Sector
News  |  11/10/2009  | 
The healthcare IT marketplace is growing by 11% annually, which will likely continue through 2013, says a study from Scientia Advisors.
Healthcare IT Career Tips
News  |  11/9/2009  | 
IT pros without clinical experience shouldn't rule out possible transitions into emerging healthcare IT jobs.
Florida Hospital Dials Up iPhones For Nurses
News  |  11/6/2009  | 
iPhones are helping a Sarasota hospital connect its nursing staff via text messaging, and soon, VoIP telephony.
IBM Launches Healthcare Research Center
News  |  11/5/2009  | 
Dallas facility will focus on how field data from hospitals and clinics can be mined to produce better patient outcomes.
eReferral System Boosts Medical Center Bookings
News  |  11/4/2009  | 
A portal-based referral system from Carefx and a clinical information exchange from GE Healthcare increase appointments and reduce patient no-shows.
Health Care Provider Improves Performance With Metrics
News  |  11/4/2009  | 
Presbyterian Healthcare Services uses Actuate performance management software in pursuit of the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award.
Desktop Virtualization Speeds Hospital Clinicians
News  |  11/3/2009  | 
By rolling out desktop virtualization from Sychron, Seton Family of Hospitals has reduced the time clinicians spend logging on and off systems each day.


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