WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | March 10, 2008 | 00:00 AM
United Healthcare received the most unfavorable ratings among hospital executives in a new survey that rated health insurance companies on a dozen topics, which included reducing hospital paperwork, c... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | March 4, 2008 | 01:00 AM
Five leading physician organizations have launched an e-prescribing push called "Get Connected." They made the announcement at a Tuesday morning Capitol Hill event during which Massachu... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | March 4, 2008 | 01:00 AM
When the 2009 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition opens next April at McCormick Place in Chicago, it will include a projected 3 1/2 percent increase in reserved exhibition space, according to H. Stephen L... More
Bernie Monegain | February 15, 2008 | 01:00 AM
ASHINGTON - LMI Consulting of McLean, Va., in association with the Brookings Institution, has been awarded a grant to establish a public-private successor to the American Health Information Comm... More
Bernie Monegain | February 15, 2008 | 01:00 AM
AUGUSTA, ME - With $4 million in hand, Maine healthcare leaders began this month to build a statewide health information exchange, making Maine among the first in the nation to create a statewid... More
Bernie Monegain | February 15, 2008 | 01:00 AM
I'm not a big fan of contests - or awards. I admit to watching the Oscars and the Grammy Awards. It's the razzle-dazzle I like. The walk down the red carpet. The gaffes. The tears. T... More
STOCKBRIDGE, GA | Bernie Monegain | February 14, 2008 | 01:00 AM
Henry Medical Center, a 215-bed not-for-profit community hospital just south of Atlanta, is rolling out clinical IT technology from McKesson. "Our overriding... More
Bernie Monegain | February 14, 2008 | 01:00 AM
MINNEAPOLIS - The team at Allina Hospitals and Clinics is freshly done with a 3 1/2 year electronic health record and revenue cycle system rollout that insiders say has changed everyth... More
Bernie Monegain | February 14, 2008 | 01:00 AM
NEW YORK - A new report by Connecting for Health, a public-private collaborative operated by the Markle Foundation, recommends widespread adoption of several common practices for validatin... More
Bernie Monegain | February 14, 2008 | 01:00 AM
BENTONVILLE, AR - Wal-Mart isn't content with selling discount goods like diapers, paint, gasoline and, more recently, $4 prescriptions. The big-box giant now has its sights set on e-prescribing... More
Bernie Monegain | February 14, 2008 | 01:00 AM
CHICAGO - Now that AHA Solutions has endorsed a specific emergency notification system, it should be easier for hospitals across the country to move from their old-fashioned phone trees to an au... More
Bernie Monegain | February 14, 2008 | 01:00 AM
BOSTON - John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston - and also of Harvard Medical School - is used to juggling projects. But for his newest endeavor, connect... More