Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2007 | 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has launched the Ambulatory Safety and Quality Grant Initiative, with a potential for granting as much as $25.8 million for healthcare... More
Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2007 | 01:00 AM
STAMFORD, CT - Fujifilm Medical Systems' acquisition of Problem Solving Concepts - the company's first buy since the launch of its picture archiving and communication system in... More
Bernie Monegain | February 20, 2007 | 01:00 AM
In preparing this issue of Healthcare IT News - our biggest yet - we were struck with all the news there is to tell you. Even with our daily online report and weekly summary, it... More
Bernie Monegain | February 15, 2007 | 01:00 AM
CHICAGO - Proposed certification criteria for hospital electronic health record systems opened for public review Thursday. The comment period extends through March 16.... More
Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2007 | 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Healthcare information technology will take the lion's share of the $103 million in federal backing for Medicaid projects that Health and Human Services Secretary Michae... More
Bernie Monegain | January 26, 2007 | 01:00 AM
ARLINGTON, VA - Robert M. Kolodner, MD, the nation's interim healthcare IT chief this morning told governors from across the country they would play a critical role in building a healthcar... More
Bernie Monegain | January 24, 2007 | 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Since 2004, the United States has made strides toward automating its healthcare system, according to a report released Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services.... More
Bernie Monegain | January 19, 2007 | 01:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS - As the executives and staff at the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society in Chicago were buried in the preparations for HIMSS07 in New Orleans, news broke in recent... More
Bernie Monegain | January 19, 2007 | 01:00 AM
IT'S 2007, A YEAR at its beginning. It is a year that is pregnant, it seems, with so many possibilities on so many fronts, not the least of which is healthcare. How wil... More
Bernie Monegain | January 16, 2007 | 01:00 AM
FAIRFIELD, CT - GE Healthcare and Allscripts declined to comment on recent published reports that proceeds from the impending sale of Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric's plasti... More
Bernie Monegain | January 15, 2007 | 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Web-based e-prescribing for every physician in the country will be made possible by a new coalition of technology companies, medical groups and payers. The project includ... More
Bernie Monegain | January 15, 2007 | 01:00 AM
LOS ANGELES - Cedars Sinai has installed 400 new servers from Sun Microsystems, enabling one of the largest academic medical centers in the country to quadruple its data-processing capability.... More