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International Health IT News
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...
Thursday, 2 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Denmark Selects InterSystems HealthShare for Countrywide Health Information Exchange »
(from Business Wire) InterSystems Corporation, a global leader in software for connected care, today announced th...
Thursday, 2 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Personal health data better protected by ISO standard »
(from The Financial) ISO has published a new technical specification which will increase protection of personal health...
Thursday, 2 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health organisations increasingly hiring chief nursing information officers »
(from Fierce Health IT) While the rise of chief medical information officers has gotten the spotlight recently, chief...
Wednesday, 1 February 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Article addresses the e-patient phenomenon »
(from Medical Xpress) A team of scholars from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and the University of...
Tuesday, 31 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kidney Transplants in the Internet Age »
(from Daily RX) Across the United States, hundreds of thousands of dialysis patients are waiting for new kidneys. Unfor...
Tuesday, 31 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Beacon Communities Launch Texting Program To Assess Diabetes Risk »
(from iHealth Beat) On Tuesday, three federally designated Beacon communities -- located in New Orleans, southeast Mich...
Monday, 30 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improved Patient Problem List Enhances Diagnoses »
(from InformationWeek Health Care) A new clinical decision support tool developed by researchers at Harvard-affiliated...
Monday, 30 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust Awards Strategic Health Informatics Contract to Kainos »
(from Source Wire) Using Kainos Evolve EMR, the Acute Trust will digitise all live patient case notes, giving clinician...
Friday, 27 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
When records go digital, it's win win for patients, doctors »
(from the Gainsville Sun) A number of taps on his iPad and Dr. Donald Novak can get up-to-the-minute views of every tes...
Thursday, 26 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
BCS to develop patient record guidance »
(from Hospital Information Technology Europe) BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, and the Department of Health Inform...
Wednesday, 25 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keep taking the tablets... »
(from SC Magazine) Having spent much of the IT/security phase of my career in medical informatics and health care, I t...
Wednesday, 25 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Difficult Do Physicians Say It Is To Adopt Electronic Health Records in Their Practices? »
(from iHealth Beat) Fifty-four percent of surveyed physicians whose practices adopted electronic health records said t...
Wednesday, 25 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health IT Startup TrialX Wins NCI’s Developer Challenge for Cancer App »
(from TrialX, an NYC based health IT company was declared a winner of a developer challenge organized by the N...
Monday, 23 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children's Hospital Launches CLARITY Challenge for Clinical Genome Interpretation »
(from BioIT World) Researchers at Children’s Hospital in Boston have launched the CLARITY Challenge -- a $25,000 comp...
Monday, 23 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Owning up to Health IT Challenges »
(from Nextgov) Physicians who have an ownership stake in a medical practice are more likely than other doctors to rate...
Saturday, 21 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big Data and Data Scientists - It's an Issue of Degree(s) »
(from Forbes) Big Data is creating a demand for university graduates who can make it work for companies, and universiti...
Friday, 20 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Nurse Need Never Forget »
(from the New York Times) THESE days, when a nursing student at the University of Iowa fields a question about a drug,...
Thursday, 19 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
RTLS for Asset Tracking and Staff Location »
(from Healthcare Informatics) Hospital simulation center played role in system selection. Real-time location systems...
Wednesday, 18 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
America’s first Center to Deliver Health Care Solutions through Social Media and Cell Phones »
(from newswise) Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy recently launched America’s first Center for Consum...
Thursday, 12 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIMSS helps nurse informaticists make HIT work »
From Fierce Health IT: A new website will pair nurses who want to learn more about e-health and informatics with expert...
Wednesday, 11 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Premier Healthcare Alliance Experts to Discuss Improving Performance in HIT, Labor and UDIs »
From Wall Street Journal: CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Healthcare experts from the Premier h...
Monday, 9 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is age just a number, or will it pose a challenge to widespread health IT adoption? »
From Beckers Hospital Review: Health IT has numerous potential benefits, including improved patient safety, lower costs...
Monday, 9 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Students at NYU School of Medicine Use Interactive Virtual 3D Cadaver »
From Business Wire ( : First-year students at NYU School of Medicine were introduced to a pi...
Tuesday, 3 January 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
PwC Annual Report on Health »
According to Pricewaterhouse Coopers: In 2012, health industry organizations will connect in new ways with each othe...

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