April 04, 2012
Alabama's Putting Power into Healthcare Initiative (PPHI) bills itself as the first statewide effort to use a data-backed network to encourage and track hand-washing across multiple hospitals in a single state.
March 14, 2012
One of the most intriguing areas at HIMSS12 this past month was the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion. Presented in partnership with the RFID in Healthcare Consortium, HIMSS' walk-though mock-up offered an up-close look at the myriad ways radio-frequency identification (RFID), real-time location system (RTLS), sensor and wireless technologies –...
February 06, 2012
The Crescent City Beacon Community will get assistance to strengthen the New Orleans healthcare infrastructure and health IT to improve care coordination and population health in 18 participating practices, including community health centers.
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.
January 06, 2012
The American Academy of Pediatrics and Sanofi Pasteur have partnered to ensure that pediatric offices nationwide have access to a new vaccine packaging technology that will capture more information in a simple two-dimensional scan than was possible with a standard linear barcode.
December 27, 2011
A new KLAS report "Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) 2011: Maximizing the ROI" finds that 95 percent of responding organizations that use RTLS cite operational efficiency gains.
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.
November 09, 2011
Centros Especializados de San Vicente Fundacion, a non-profit private institution in Colombia, has enlisted Orange Business Services to integrate and deliver technology and communications services in its new branch.
October 17, 2011
University of North Carolina Hospitals has implemented the RF Assure Detection System, from Bellevue, Wash.-based RF Surgical Systems, in its surgical suites. The system uses radio-frequency detection technology to prevent surgical items from remaining inside a patient post-surgery.
October 13, 2011
Intelligent InSites, which develops real-time location systems (RTLS) technology for hospitals, has partnered with Secure Care Products to expand the latter’s portfolio of patient safety solutions.