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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in September 2010
Institute of Medicine receives $989,000 contract to study how electronic health records and other technologies can help prevent medical errors.
The majority say electronic health records adoption will be driven by the technology's benefits to medical practice, not government incentives.
National network funded by the Department of Health and Human Services will help smaller or rural hospitals, medical practices, and public health clinics with electronic health record adoption.
Passage of legislation supporting a Medicare test of VBID, which lowers patients' costs for medical care to encourage them to take care of their chronic illnesses, could boost investment in healthcare software, hardware and services.
Grant will demonstrate feasibility of implementing an integrated military-civilian HIE in Washington State.
Three-year agreement covers 16 healthcare organizations in Kansas and Missouri that collectively purchase $520 million of products and services annually.
Department of Health and Human Services is investing in its technology infrastructure to prepare for increased demands brought by healthcare reform.
The acquisition will combine DocSite's clinical decision support and performance management technology with Covisint's platform-as-a-service model, Covisint ExchangeLink.
Massachusetts, Ohio, Hawaii, and North Dakota will receive matching funds to implement electronic health records.
Projects in California and Georgia are among recipients of $482.4 million in grants to boost economic growth, create jobs, and improve healthcare through broadband infrastructure.
The MC75A0-HC allows nurses and other medical staff to electronically input, access, capture, and instantly transmit patient data while withstanding harsh disinfectants and drops.
Survey finds that 90% believe they'll qualify for electronic health record incentive payments within the two years.
Technical support will be offered to small critical access and rural hospitals in implementing outpatient electronic health records systems.
PricewaterhouseCoopers finds the annual consumer market for remote health monitoring devices and services could reach $43 billion.
New York health system will implement the firm's Electronic Health Record, Practice Management, and Patient Portal software to prep its IT to meet meaningful use criteria.
Survey finds more work is needed on interoperability, functionality, and satisfaction levels to leverage best practices in case management.
Health IT will support studies that determine the most effective treatments and improve the nation's health, says Department of Health and Human Services.
Stanford Hospital & Clinics will migrate to Accenture's virtualization offering, which will be a key component of the hospital's technology infrastructure.
Local collaboratives will use government funding to pilot health IT to improve care of children and adults with chronic illnesses.
Markle Foundation recommends HHS push "blue button" function in health IT systems to allow patients to easily obtain medical records.