Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in October 2010
Testing of a digital pathology system that could speed up patient diagnoses developed by a GE and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center joint venture, has begun.
ClearPractice's Nimble e-health record product running on the iPad has convinced some nervous doctors that digital charts aren't so bad after all.
Warning against a "new digital divide," Health and Human Services officials have urged healthcare IT vendors to adopt electronic health records in underserved areas.
Financial sustainability has been the hardest nut to crack for many health information exchanges. And even with the feds providing $564 million in stimulus funding for states to build and expand HIEs, the sustainability issue will likely remain one of the toughest challenges.
Ambulatory electronic medical record packages used in the 10 most common specialties were evaluated based on client feedback and 25 performance indicators by the research firm.
TIBCO technology helps Missouri hospital system track patients' medical conditions in real time, in and out of the hospital.
Thirty six electronic health record products are first to be certified as capable of meeting Meaningful Use Stage 1 criteria.
Environmental Protection Agency pesticide listing offers tips on stamping out creepy insect infestations.
The HITECH legislation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is allocating more than $20 billion to push for the adoption of health IT nationwide, including e-health records and e-prescription systems. Health IT can boost patient's quality of care by reducing medical errors, improving clinical decision making and helping to eliminate redundant and unnecessary tests and costs. Health IT, including automated systems that check for adverse drug interactions, allergies, and confirm patient I
Care360 electronic health records will be offered with Hewlett-Packard PCs, services, and financing for small and midsize physician offices.
The All Payers Database project will help the Utah Department of Health analyze healthcare costs across the state using claims data from private insurers and public payers.