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Monday, 30 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Intrahealth goes native for iOS »
Read the full article at Pulse+IT online. Australasia's first and only E-Health and Health IT magazine.
Monday, 23 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
This IT guy could save your life »
(from Crain's Chicago Buisness) It's common practice for banks, supermarkets and online retailers to mine the data they...
Friday, 20 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chronic Disease Management Program in New York City Uses EHRs to Help Physicians Improve Patient Car »
(from Dark Daily) Seven years into a targeted program to use clinical data to drive measurable improvement in the healt...
Wednesday, 18 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Plan Executives Shift Focus to Technology »
(from Insurance Networking News) Payer/provider interoperability, health insurance exchanges among top 10 issues on The...
Tuesday, 17 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fierce Q&A: CMIO calls Meaningful Use an 'all-or-nothing bet' »
(from Fierce HealthIT) While Meaningful Use incentives, no doubt, are a primary driver of hospital and physician adopti...
Monday, 16 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why did Google Health fail? »
From Pulse + IT. Read the full article on their website...
Monday, 16 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
9 Recent Studies on Emergency Department Visits »
(from Becker's Hospital Review) Here are nine recent studies on emergency department visits, beginning with the most rece...
Monday, 16 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cleveland Clinic Health System Hosting a Nursing Informatics Institute Event »
(from Healthcare IT News) The HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community of Profession has seen tremendous success in unders...
Monday, 16 April 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
JAMIA: HIE in EDs slashes costs »
(from Health Imaging) Widespread hospital support for health information exchange (HIE) and initial deployment only in...
Tuesday, 21 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
We Can’t Wait: Obama Administration Announces Steps to Boost the Rural Economy »
(from The White House) As part of the Obama Administration’s "We Can’t Wait” efforts to strengthen the economy, create...
Tuesday, 21 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Leads In Healthcare IT Adoption »
(from Information Week) The Obama administration's federal incentive programs to spur the adoption and use of digitized...
Monday, 20 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tech reaches rural patients »
(from The Norman Norman Transcript) The Oklahoma City-based Variety Care group of family health clinics is expanding me...
Friday, 17 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICA launches forum for vendors to test interoperability »
(from Healthcare IT News) Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), a developer of interoperability technology for heal...
Friday, 17 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oracle Applications Enable Personalized Cancer Treatment »
(from Information Week) Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., has seen the first fruits of its partnership with Oracle,...
Thursday, 16 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do Health IT Hires Need A Clinical Background? »
(from Information Week) If you've kept up with the news in recent months, you're aware of the shortage of qualified IT...
Wednesday, 15 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Talking with patients online: where are the boundaries? »
(from Healthcare Network) Maintaining clear and appropriate boundaries in the world of social media can be a real chall...
Tuesday, 14 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Health Tools, HIMSS to collaborate on open source standards »
(from Healthcare IT news) Open Health Tools (OHT), whose chief health informatics officer is Robert M. Kolodner, MD, th...
Tuesday, 14 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
GPs must embrace the information revolution »
(from Pulse) The Government has set a target: all NHS patients should be able to have online access to their GP records...
Tuesday, 14 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Concern and cautious optimism from IT leaders on possible ICD-10 delay »
(from Modern Healthcare.com) Members of the physician informatics community expressed surprise, elation and concern in...
Monday, 13 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overemphasis on Patient Satisfaction May Cause Problems »
(from Medscape) Patients who report the highest satisfaction with their physicians and other healthcare providers have...
Monday, 13 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Patients' online hospital reviews reflect data on hospital outcomes »
(from Medical XPress) Since 2008, patients have been able to post comments on and rate hospitals using the NHS Choices...
Monday, 13 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
JAMIA: Cloud computing, while constrained by regs, could make EHRs more appealing »
(from CMIO) The cost, complexity and inflexibility associated with traditional EHR systems continues to discourage some...
Monday, 13 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Email used to keep patients in the loop »
(from newstelegram.com) Stephen A. Schuster of Westboro has always been quick to adopt new technology. An email user si...
Sunday, 12 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Defibrillator patient wants his data from manufacturer »
(from Detroit Free Press) Hugo Campos has a small computer buried in his chest to help keep him alive. But he has no id...
Thursday, 9 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advancing global health through informatics -- NI2012 Congress »
(from PhysOrg) Informatics leaders, practitioners and other members of the healthcare community will convene June 23-27...
Wednesday, 8 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disaster Recovery is health industry’s biggest headache »
(from infro security) A survey by BridgeHead Software shows disaster recovery (DR) is increasingly prioritized for inve...
Wednesday, 8 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health goes hi-tech at GCC conference »
(from Kuwait Times) KUWAIT: Harnessing the power of information technology is just one of many subjects being discussed...
Tuesday, 7 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medway NHS cuts costs with virtualisation project »
(from Computer Weekly) Medway NHS Foundation Trust is to reduce its costs and carbon footprint by virtualising a blade s...
Tuesday, 7 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuition support now available for 30 health IT scholars »
(from The JHU Gazette) Applicants who meet a Feb. 15 deadline for the fall 2012 Applied Health Informatics Program at J...
Monday, 6 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Nurse Informatics Day of Success »
(from Healthcare IT News) Our first Nurse Informatics Institute Day event was held at Sharp HealthCare on Friday Januar...
Monday, 6 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
JAMIA: Is doing away with RHIOs good for NwHIN? »
(from CMIO) An article published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association on Jan. 21, questioned...
Monday, 6 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIMSS names three as IT clinician leaders »
(from Modern Healthcare) Nurses Carol Bickford and Kathleen Smith and Dr. Russell Leftwich were named winners of the Ch...
Monday, 6 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why adoption of EHRs is a transformational event for physicians »
(from Kevin MD) Paul Conslato, MD, director of clinical affairs for Lancaster General Medical Group, recently was quoted...
Friday, 3 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Could e-Health see GPs charge like lawyers? »
(from Computerworld) Will the widespread introduction of e-Health services see General Practitioners charging for their s...
Thursday, 2 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Systems to Access Payor and Provider Data to Support New Care Delivery Models »
(from Business Wire) The Premier healthcare alliance and Verisk Health, a leader in risk management solut...

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