Content tagged with Healthcare
posted in September 2009
E-Health Records Could Flag Domestic Abuse
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
Predictive computer models that tap into electronic health records highlight subtle patterns of domestic violence that are easy to miss.
Personalized Health Project Integrates E-Medical Data, DNA
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
The Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaboration platform will be used to develop treatments tailored to patients' genetic and other health-related profile.
IBM In Canadian E-Health Deal
News  |  9/30/2009  | 
Big Blue will create a database to store millions of digitized patient records.
Americans Optimistic On Healthcare IT's Potential
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Survey respondents like what they see of healthcare technology but fear there's a lack of trained practitioners.
New York Health System Launches $400M EMR Program
News  |  9/29/2009  | 
Major hospital network plans to deploy one of the largest electronic medical record initiatives in the nation.
Congressman 'Crowdsources' Healthcare Bill
News  |  9/25/2009  | 
Texas Republican John Culberson has posted the House healthcare bill online and invited constituents to annotate it using a Web 2.0 collaboration tool.
IBM Pilots Telemedicine Project In Italy
News  |  9/23/2009  | 
An IBM 'Smart City' telehealth project aims to keep the elderly in their homes and out of the hospital.
Lab To Market Cloud-Based E-Health Record System
News  |  9/22/2009  | 
Practice Fusion's electronic health record system will be available free to BioReference Lab's 15,000 affiliated physicians.
SAP BI Tracks Swine Flu
News  |  9/18/2009  | 
An emergency services provider is using SAP business intelligence technology to monitor surges in H1N1-related symptoms.
Voice Recognition Tools Make Rounds At Hospitals
News  |  9/16/2009  | 
Voice technologies help doctors and nurses streamline manual work, saving time and money.
Children's Hospital Boston Expands Patient Record Portal
News  |  9/14/2009  | 
Hospital will combine its own patient data with that from physicians' offices to provide comprehensive, patient-controlled e-medical records.
InformationWeek 500: Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Niche Specialties Are Key To Global Goals
Features  |  9/10/2009  | 
Fetal Care Portal lets doctors, hospitals share important patient data.
InformationWeek 500: 10 Government Organizations That Understand IT Innovation
Features  |  9/9/2009  | 
Cheaper, faster, better isn't just the rallying cry of the private sector.
InformationWeek 500: 20 Great Ideas To Steal
Features  |  9/9/2009  | 
InformationWeek 500 innovators reveal some of their top projects. Could something similar work at your company? Let the brainstorming begin.
InformationWeek 500: Stimulus Spending Boosts Healthcare IT Budgets
Features  |  9/9/2009  | 
Spending in 2009 is expected to exceed 2008 for nearly 70%.
Health Insurer Deploys Social Media
News  |  9/9/2009  | 
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin is using Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to interact with its members.
Healthcare Market Hot For IT Staffing
News  |  9/9/2009  | 
The details of the federal government's HITECH stimulus legislation are not final, but healthcare organizations are getting their IT teams in order now.
Healthland To Deliver Business Intelligence For Smaller Hospitals
News  |  9/8/2009  | 
BI system, built in partnership with Performance Management Institute, is designed to improve decision-making and provide evidence for "meaningful use" of IT.
CCHIT Rolls Out Preliminary E-Health Certification
News  |  9/8/2009  | 
New certification from the Certification Commission for Health IT comes as the industry waits for government's final "meaningful use" definition.
EDS Wins Defense Healthcare Contract
News  |  9/8/2009  | 
HP's outsourcing unit will upgrade DoD's Health Information Management Systems network.
Software Helps Surgeons Track Costs, Care
News  |  9/2/2009  | 
Applications from Surgical Information Systems are helping a Milwaukee medical center improve operating room processes and billing.
HHS Funding Health Information Project
News  |  9/1/2009  | 
The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services has awarded a $1.2 million grant to help states adopt, plan, and deploy health information exchanges.


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