Geisinger Health System

By Jeff Rowe 08:10 am July 26, 2013
Given the steady stream of new devices entering the healthcare market, it might be easy to start thinking improvements in healthcare can come from technological advances alone. But it's more complicated than that.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am May 20, 2013
Nearly half a billion dollars were raised in venture capital funding for health information technology in the first three months of 2013, according to Mercom Capital Group, which touted it as "record quarter."
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am April 28, 2013
This spring, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology is launching the pilot phase of its new health information exchange compliance-testing program.
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By Mike Miliard 10:39 am April 16, 2013
With nearly half a billion dollars raised in venture capital funding for health information technology, the first three months of 2013 represented a "record quarter," according to Mercom Capital Group.
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am April 04, 2013
Data systems in healthcare are badly lacking when it comes to the storage and handling of increasingly complex medical information, such as genomics and proteomics, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
By Mary Mosquera 02:18 pm September 12, 2012
Broadband networks are spurring improved quality and helping lower the cost of care in rural areas by reducing time to access of critical treatment and increasing the resources available to diagnose conditions.
By Mary Mosquera 10:00 am August 16, 2012
Broadband networks are spurring improved quality and helping lower the cost of care in rural areas by reducing time to access of critical treatment and increasing the resources available to diagnose conditions.
By Erin McCann 10:22 am August 09, 2012
Thanks to a new data-sharing capability created by Pennsylvania's Keystone Beacon Community, skilled nursing facilities can now contribute patient information to a regional health information exchange (HIE) without an EHR.
By Mike Miliard 02:30 pm July 10, 2012
The 2012 installment of the annual "Health Care's Most Wired" survey finds hospitals nationwide leveraging health information technology in new and envelope-pushing ways.
By Kate Spies 10:26 am June 22, 2012
In the realm of public health, IT is proving to be the vital ingredient behind the revolution of patient care. Leaders of two Beacon Communities discuss the quality revolution in healthcare.

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