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By Healthcare IT News 11:03 am February 03, 2014
Research has shown that a single computed tomography scan, although necessary in many cases, exposes a patient to a higher risk of developing cancer over his or her lifetime. A second CT scan doubles that risk. Often in trauma cases at small hospitals, a patient receives one CT scan, then is transferred to a larger hospital where a second one is...
By Healthcare IT News 11:00 am February 03, 2014
Recognized as the launching site for cutting-edge, new products and services in the health IT industry, the HIMSS14 Exhibition Hall offers more than 500,000 square feet of space for more than 1,200 exhibiting companies that will be on-site at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. In fact, compared to last year, HIMSS14 is trending...
By Healthcare IT News 11:47 am January 15, 2014
athenahealth Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record, practice management, and care coordination, today announced the complete roster of the athenahealth Marketplace Class of 2013. With 21 health care IT and workflow efficiency companies' solutions now available, the athenahealth Marketplace offers a shopping-...
By Healthcare IT News 11:43 am January 15, 2014
A new report on health information technology usage identifies key trends in integration and interoperability functions embedded in care management software, electronic health record and other IT applications. Analysis of a six-year research cycle unveils several areas where health IT interfaces have slowed or weakened.
By Healthcare IT News 01:22 pm November 14, 2013
IBM Opening the Watson Cognitive Platform to Global Community of Entrepreneurial Software App Providers, from Start-ups and VC Backed Companies to Established Players.
By Healthcare IT News 12:13 pm June 05, 2013
Miami Children's Hospital (MCH) is the first hospital in the country to launch a smartphone app for Apple iOS devices that uses Wi-Fi triangulation technology to offer patients the convenience of an on-campus indoor GPS-like way-finding system, along with other service enhancements.
By Healthcare IT News 09:11 am May 14, 2013
Collaboration site focused on the impact of care coordination.
By Healthcare IT News 08:59 am January 14, 2013
CareView Communications, Inc. ("CareView" or the "Company") (OTCQB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, announced today the execution of pilot agreements with Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center ("Spring Valley Hospital"), a 231-bed hospital, and Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center ("Desert Springs Hospital...
By Healthcare IT News 12:54 pm November 27, 2012
Merge Healthcare Incorporated (NASDAQ: MRGE), a provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced that its iConnect Enterprise Clinical platform is now available through EMC Select, a program which helps customers easily acquire components that comprise an information infrastructure. The entire...
By Healthcare IT News 10:25 am November 21, 2012
The Joint Commission today released a free monograph, "Improving Patient and Worker Safety: Opportunities for Synergy, Collaboration and Innovation," to draw attention to the need to create a culture that focuses on both the safety of patients and the health care workers who care for them.

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