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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in December 2011
32 healthcare organizations chosen to participate in CMS' new Pioneer ACO initiative will begin trial usage of the model in January.
Government must upgrade systems that support clinical and business operations to drive efficiencies and curb the cost of healthcare.
In a survey of senior health executives, a majority express
doubt that they will participate in Medicare/ Medicaid ACO program.
Exmovere's Exmobaby pajamas transmit data on infant vital signs through the cloud to parents' smartphones and computers.
American Telemedicine Association asks Congress to cover telehealth technologies for high-risk pregnancies.
With the help of health information technology, more than 400 patients avoided being rehospitalized and 18 facilities saved a total of $4 million in one quarter.
Healthcare reform, analytics, cloud computing, mobility, and social media will alter the health IT landscape over the next year, forecasts IDC Health Insights.
Emdeon will help physicians with the cost of digitizing their medical records to boost EHR use in poor communities.
Ohio and Mississippi become the first states to complete an interstate transaction using Direct Project standards.
Axial Exchange's Care Transition Suite helps keep patients safer by improving the transference of critical patient data during hospital discharges.
CDW Healthcare partners up with the California Health Information Partnership and Services Organization to deliver technology services to docs implementing EHRs.
Clinical analytics provide actionable data to improve patient
outcomes and reduce costs as accountable care organizations take hold.
Regional and critical access hospitals implement clinical information systems; EPIC, Cerner reap benefits, reports KLAS.
Companies join forces to tackle two major pain points for U.S. hospitals: unacceptably high readmission rates and preventable complications.
Cloud-based platform helps healthcare organizations and medical device manufacturers deliver timely patient info to docs' smartphones and tablets.
Thirteen states get Department of Health and Human Services funds to create online exchanges to help consumers and small businesses buy health insurance.
If your hospital or practice began participating in the EHR incentive programs in 2011, you get one more year to meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements.
EHR adoption rates have doubled, and many more physicians say they intend to apply for Medicare or Medicaid EHR incentive payments.
Purchase of The Breakaway Group, maker of electronic health record simulation software, gives Xerox an edge in helping healthcare organizations transition to EHRs.
Joint venture will help providers manage larger image files and assist smaller hospitals that don't have a radiologist on staff.
Chief medical information officers and chief nursing officers gain importance as hospitals integrate medical devices into the IT system.