Electronic Health Record (EHR)
04:41 pm June 21, 2012
Futura Mobility has partnered with AeroScout to provide real-time location system (RTLS) technology to hospitals. With the partnership, officials say Futura will leverage AeroScout's real-time asset management tools, which deliver location and status of mobile assets and equipment.
02:30 pm June 21, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has launched a pilot program in Indiana and Ohio, seeking to reduce prescription drug abuse by making drug use data available in real time to care providers and pharmacists.
10:34 am June 21, 2012
A new study from KPMG finds nearly half of business leaders at hospitals and health systems are more than halfway through full EHR deployments, even as many harbor doubts about how much funding their organizations have planned to support the initiatives.
02:48 pm June 20, 2012
The White House held a two-hour town hall meeting on Tuesday to get the pulse of how health IT is advancing nationwide, according to one panelist at the private session.
02:21 pm June 20, 2012
As strategic initiatives across IT continue to grow, many are looking to the CIO as a leader. But according to Pamela Dixon, managing partner at SSi-Search, another prominent position is evolving to aid the CIO in the development of new projects.
12:33 pm June 20, 2012
With a $26 million government Health Care Innovation Award in hand, the Dartmouth Board of Trustees will hire Patient Family Activators (PFAs), who will assume roles of patient advocate, assisting the patient with care choices and engaging them in a shared decision-making process.
10:55 am June 19, 2012
With an eye toward driving patient engagement, Greenway Medical Technologies is piloting a project by which its EHR and practice management technology, PrimeSUITE, will link with Microsoft's personal health record.
10:42 am June 19, 2012
Geisinger Health System and Merck have embarked on a multi-year collaboration to develop new methods and technology to spur shared decision making between patients and physicians and to improve adherence to treatment plans and clinical care processes.
10:21 am June 19, 2012
Eighty-two healthcare providers from across the country will be recognized for their successful implementation of electronic health record (EHR) technology at Tuesday's White House Health IT Town Hall in Washington, DC.
10:23 am June 18, 2012
Voice recognition software has provided the means to lower transciption costs, speeding efficiency and populating data for achieving meaningful use, according to Richard Gwinn, MD, director of urgent care at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego.