E-prescribing

By Mike Miliard 09:00 am February 17, 2012
Quality Systems, Inc. announced that its dental unit, QSIDental, will partner Suni Medical Imaging, which develops digital radiography products for dental professionals. Under the agreement, dental practices, academic institutions and more can integrate Suni's technology with QSIDental's solutions, including the NextGen electronic dental record.
By Diana Manos 10:13 am February 08, 2012
Electronic prescribing continues to grow steadily in California, potentially increasing the safety of the prescribing process, according to a new report from Cal eConnect.
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm February 02, 2012
With Minnesota's GOP caucus set for Feb. 7, we spoke to the North Star State's health IT honcho about public-private partnerships, electronic health records, health information exchange, telehealth and more. Often billed as the healthiest state in the U.S., Minnesota has long been a healthcare IT leader.
By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm January 27, 2012
A think tank with a healthcare task force chaired by former Senators Tom Daschle, a Democrat, and Bill Frist, MD, a Republican, is advocating for improved and better-used health information technology. Among the group's recommendations is "robust" data exchange.
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am January 26, 2012
Former Microsoft Health Solutions Group executive Peter Neupert will join Health Evolution Partners, a venture capital firm launched by former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, MD, as an operating partner.
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am January 24, 2012
Sixty percent of physicians in small or medium-sized practices say technology has made things easier for them, and nearly half say business is better this year compared to last, according to a new survey released today by EMR vendor Practice Fusion.


By Bernie Monegain 10:31 am January 09, 2012
Outpatient visits can put some patients at risk, according to a new report from the American Medical Association. The report concludes that research is lacking in this area, and calls for greater and more focused attention, intervention and resources on ambulatory care safety.
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am December 16, 2011
KLAS has unveiled its annual "Best in KLAS Awards" for software and professional services in 2011, ranking the best-performing healthcare IT vendors in more than 100 market segments based on ratings from over 18,000 interviews with healthcare providers.
By Diana Manos 10:06 am December 16, 2011
Ohio is the first state in the nation to successfully send and receive health information across state lines, using Direct secure messaging, through its statewide health information exchange, CliniSync, according to the Ohio Health Information Partnership (OHIP).
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am December 06, 2011
In what its CEO billed as a development that "could finally drive global usage and adoption" of the technology, drchrono, which makes electronic health records for iPads, received meaningful use certification as an ambulatory EHR this past July.

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