Bernie Monegain | June 3, 2008 | 00:00 AM
CHICAGO - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology hasreleased its definitions for key healthcare technology terms.The report "Defining Key Health Information Techn... More
Bernie Monegain | June 3, 2008 | 00:00 AM
It has taken some star power to bring attention to two top healthcare IT issues in recent months - privacy and patient safety.First, there was that unauthorized peek at George Clooney... More
Bernie Monegain | June 3, 2008 | 00:00 AM
SHREVEPORT, LA - Delhi Hospital in Delhi, La., and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport have completed their first exchange of patient information, part of a pla... More
Bernie Monegain | June 3, 2008 | 00:00 AM
RICHMOND, VA - The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System will deploy wireless technology in its new 385,000-square-foot critical care hospital to ensure guaranteed connectivity for miss... More
Bernie Monegain | June 3, 2008 | 00:00 AM
BREMERTON, WA - As The Doctors Clinic begins to replace paper and legacy technology with a new electronic medical record system this month, one thing IT manager Jeffrey Goddard doesn't hav... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | June 2, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Information technology is top of mind among women polled about the state of healthcare today. Sixty percent said technology that enables doctors to send medical records and patient histories electroni... More
WATERTOWN, MA | Bernie Monegain | May 29, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Aetna ranks No. 1 in business dealings with physicians, according to athenahealth's PayerView rankings. Among other performance criteria that put Aetna in the top spot, athenahealth found tha... More
ALBUQUERQUE, NM | Bernie Monegain | May 28, 2008 | 00:00 AM
A pilot project in New Mexico to treat patients with hepatitis C has completed deployment of a new Web-based tool that is already boosting the efforts.The application, developed by Infosys Te... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | May 27, 2008 | 00:00 AM
The Army will continue to expand its use of electronic medical technology in the battlefield, Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker announced Tuesday.The electronic record makes it... More
PORTLAND, OR | Bernie Monegain | May 23, 2008 | 00:00 AM
The Oregon Clinic, one of the largest private multi-specialty physician practices in Oregon, has completed installation of metro Ethernet connectivity to two sites.With the addition of connec... More
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ | Bernie Monegain | May 23, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Following a yearlong struggle over who would control transcription company MedQuist Inc., Royal Philips Electronics, MedQuist's majority shareholder with 69.5 percent ownership, has sold its shares to... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | May 22, 2008 | 00:00 AM
The Congressional Budget Office is raising questions about the projected $77 billion savings the RAND Corp. says can be achieved by using healthcare information technology.The 48-page CBO rep... More