CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | January 4, 2008 | 01:00 AM
The American Health Information Management Association's Foundation of Research and Education, known as FORE, has launched a new project focused on electronic health records and other information tech... More
MINNEAPOLIS | Bernie Monegain | January 3, 2008 | 01:00 AM
Insurer UnitedHealthcare and athenahealth, which provides Web-based business services for physician practices, are working together to expand the two companies' real-time claim adjudication capa... More
JACKSONVILLE, FL | Bernie Monegain | January 2, 2008 | 01:00 AM
The Florida Radiation Oncology Group has purchased two new mobile scanners to boost cancer detection and accuracy and to reduce scan time for patients. The Florida Radiation Onc... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 28, 2007 | 01:00 AM
The Department of Defense, which has been under pressure from lawmakers to establish a joint electronic medical record with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Thursday announced enhancements to its s... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | December 27, 2007 | 01:00 AM
Continuum Health Partners has completed the rollout of its electronic health record system - called PRISM - in record time. Officials at the 2,700-bed healthcare system say speed of implementation is... More
SAN FRANCISCO | Bernie Monegain | December 26, 2007 | 01:00 AM
Blue Shield of California Foundation has granted $6 million to nonprofits statewide. The funding supports the use of information technology to improve care and control costs and to expand access to ca... More
WESTLACO, TX | Bernie Monegain | December 26, 2007 | 01:00 AM
Knapp Medical Center, a 233-bed nonprofit hospital, is poised to automate its medical records and business systems. Knapp will implement technology developed by Atlanta-based McKesso... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 19, 2007 | 01:00 AM
The eHealth Initiative today released the results of its 2007 Fourth Annual Survey of Health Information Exchange at the State, Regional and Community Levels. Creating a sustainable business mo... More
ALEXANDRIA, VA | Bernie Monegain | December 18, 2007 | 01:00 AM
SureScripts today announced that President and CEO Kevin Hutchinson will leave the company at the end of January. Hutchinson, who led SureScripts to what many in the industry regard as the most succes... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 18, 2007 | 01:00 AM
The Office of the National Coordinator has scheduled the first of two public forums on defining key healthcare technology terms. The forum is set for Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at Washington Hospital... More
ROCHESTER, NY | Bernie Monegain | December 7, 2007 | 01:00 AM
Strong Memorial Hospital, a 750-bed facility located at the University of Rochester Medical Center, has automated its pharmacy. Hospital executives say they were driven by... More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2007 | 01:00 AM
Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and John Ensign (R-Nev.) along with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) have scheduled a press conference today on e-prescribing.... More