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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in February 2011
The Global Health Data Charter calls for the use of technology to overcome worldwide gaps in health information collection, availability, privacy, and analysis.
More than $20 million has already been disbursed in the Medicaid electronic health record incentive program in its first two months, as the parallel Medicare program prepares for its May launch.
Markus Fromherz has big plans to help hospitals implement electronic medical record systems, health information exchanges, and other technology through Xerox's Affiliated Computer Services unit.
The system will facilitate the sharing of medical information among hospitals and healthcare practices across North Carolina.
Qualifying for Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive funds is driving most hospital CIOs to increase their budgets and staff, found HIMSS survey.
Subscription-based services will help physicians and hospitals use private clouds to organize and access medical data.
The seven-year agreement will provide systems support, applications development, and business process outsourcing services for the state's Medicaid agency.
Seven states will receive funding to design, implement, and model the infrastructure to operate health insurance exchanges.
The proposed Innovation Pathway would fast-track premarket evaluations for breakthrough healthcare technologies.
Business intelligence software will analyze healthcare datasets, looking for patterns and trends that can help hospitals prevent adverse medical events.
Analysis of diabetes sites indicates that many lack scientific accuracy and put users' personal information at risk.
The funds supporting infrastructure, research, and tracking are part of $750 million allocated for states' disease prevention efforts announced by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Mobile MIM software displays medical images on the Apple devices, an indication of the growing importance of wireless devices in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Critical access and rural hospitals in 41 states will get additional technical assistance with implementing electronic health records.
The companies will help DoD transition from legacy systems to comprehensive, real-time electronic health records for service members.
The national coordinator for health IT said a recent study that showed little clinical benefits from electronic health records is flawed.
The outgoing national coordinator for Health IT charted a course for meaningful use of EHRs, accelerated health IT adoption, and spurred cooperation among healthcare stakeholders.
Minnesota and Rhode Island are the first states to send encrypted patient data over the Internet using Direct Project standards.
Women, the college-educated, and caregivers are most likely to turn to the Internet for healthcare advice, reports Pew study.
Doctors and consumers want technology to play a great role in healthcare, but demand safeguards to protect patient privacy when information is shared, finds Markle Foundation study.