U.S. Pushes For EMR Standards
The proposal for widespread adoption of Electronic Medical Records standards could accelerate the disbursement of $19 billion in federal stimulus funds.
H1N1 Hotline Spreads Flu Info
Healthcare providers may use the phone and online service to provide H1N1 information while preserving medical resources for truly urgent care.
Microsoft Amalga Unifies Health Records
A post-acute care facility is using Microsoft Amalga to build internal apps that coordinate healthcare information between multiple internal organizations.
California Health Provider Tackles EHRs
Community Health System expects to improve quality of care, patient communications, and cost management using Allscripts electronic health record software.
Fujitsu To Offer Cloud Services
The company enters the ranks of cloud competitors, supplying compute infrastructure as a service through its expanded data centers.
Demand For Health IT Talent Rising
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
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has reorganized into groups including a Chief Privacy Officer.
IT Hiring To Increase Next Quarter
A 3% increase in IT staffing is forecast for early 2010, with traditional jobs in networking, security, and application development most in demand.