New Wireless Sensors Tackle Old Problems Like Pneumonia
Wireless sensor technology developed by the University of Missouri can measure subtle changes in pulse, respiration, and bed restlessness, warning clinicians of the early onset of pneumonia or other life-threatening problems.
25 CIOs Transforming Healthcare
InformationWeek Healthcare's second annual list of IT executives highlights the exceptional thinkers and doers who are moving patient care forward.
Medical Specialists Encouraged To Use More IT
National Committee for Quality Assurance dangles recognition
program to get specialty practices to coordinate with primary care doctors and inform patients via email, websites, and other
Health IT Investments Focus On Data, Value
Healthcare organizations invest in system integration and health information exchanges to get the data required by value-based purchasing, which holds providers accountable for the cost and quality of care.
Wireless Sensors Reduce ICU Days
Wireless sensors that provide contact-free patient monitoring allow fewer health care practitioners to keep track of more critical patients.
Do EHRs Improve Diabetes Care?
Electronic health records don't provide any advantage over paper-based records, according to one study. Others disagree.
Health IT Faces Eventful Summer
Supreme Court's upcoming decision on healthcare reform and feds'
Meaningful Use Stage 2 final rules add up to a heated summer for healthcare IT execs.
Top EHRs For Small Practices
IDC picks 11 EHRs that offer the best tools and strategies for small medical groups to meet Meaningful Use incentives and prepare for healthcare reform.