BURLINGTON, MA | Bernie Monegain | April 23, 2008 | 00:00 AM
HealthEdge, a software company that develops and markets technology for healthcare payers, has received $13 million in venture capital. Company officials say they will use the money to improve their p... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 22, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Unity Healthcare, the largest community health center network in the District of Columbia, plans to convert paper medical and business records to digital. The rollout is planned for all 31 centers, in... More
FALLS CHURCH, VA | Bernie Monegain | April 22, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Computer Sciences Corp. has launched a new business unit dedicated to healthcare. CSC's Healthcare Sector will focus on the information and service needs of healthcare providers, health plans... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 21, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare will deploy a new speech analytics technology for its contact center, which hospital officials say will help improve productivity and boost service. Evanston... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 21, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson and other healthcare leaders are calling for establishing standards that would guide telephone consultations between doctors and patients... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | April 18, 2008 | 00:00 AM
As the nation's healthcare system moves toward automation, the need for healthcare information technology professionals in the workforce is growing. The need is deemed to be at almost 40 percent more... More
WALTHAM, MA | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Electronic health records could be a tool for perpetuating errors, warn two Harvard physicians in an article published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.The physicians ur... More
PORTLAND, OR | Bernie Monegain | April 17, 2008 | 00:00 AM
The use of information technology is one of the funding priorities of a foundation formed by The Regence Group, which will fund $2.5 million in healthcare projects in its first year and $4 million per... More
PHILADELPHIA | Bernie Monegain | April 15, 2008 | 00:00 AM
St. Joseph's Hospital, a 146-bed acute care hospital, is upgrading the information technology system in its emergency department. St. Joseph's treats more than 25,000 patients a year in its emergency... More
LONG BEACH, CA | Bernie Monegain | April 14, 2008 | 00:00 AM
A Medicare Advantage health plan in Southern California is forming a $205 million foundation and earmarking $5 million for healthcare information technology programs. SCAN Ad... More
DUBLIN, OH | Bernie Monegain | April 11, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Thirty-four hospitals, health systems and clinics across the country will receive grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 from Cardinal Health, a global healthcare products and services company based in... More
ALEXANDRIA, VA | Bernie Monegain | April 10, 2008 | 00:00 AM
Thanks to a $250,000 technology grant the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will further its online educational offerings, and research on hospice and palliative care delivery and outc... More