Bernie Monegain | May 18, 2007 | 00:00 AM
NASHVILLE, TN - Hospitals in rural Tennessee have added technology that enables executives to gauge how well they are handling the business side of the organization, compared with other faciliti... More
Bernie Monegain | May 14, 2007 | 00:00 AM
WASHINGTON - President Bush's Executive Order signed Aug. 22 called for more cost information for patients. The idea, the White House said, is that more information will foster better care... More
Bernie Monegain | May 14, 2007 | 00:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt has called on a federal panel to find the best way to accurately - and electronically - measure patient care quality.... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 00:00 AM
Humana and Aetna fared well in the "PayerView" rankings for the state of Texas, recently released by athenahealth, a Massachusetts-based company that provides claims processing services an... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 00:00 AM
SAN DIEGO - In a sure departure from its longstanding best-of-breed approach to technology Sharp HealthCare is undertaking an IT upgrade that replaces its separate business and c... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 00:00 AM
BOSTON - The orb knows. What Joseph Kvedar, MD, wants to know is whether the fact that the orb knows will prompt patients to adhere to their medication regimen. Kvedar, a dermatologist a... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 00:00 AM
WASHINGTON - As Mark McClellan, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, prepares to leave his post this month healthcare IT experts give him high marks for championing i... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 00:00 AM
Readers who responded to the most recent Healthcare IT News online survey were almost evenly spilt on whether President Bush's executive order aimed at boosting healthcare IT initiatives would m... More
Bernie Monegain | May 11, 2007 | 00:00 AM
Intel has unveiled plans for a new mobile technology platform designed to improve patient safety and make work easier for nurses and doctors. The computer chip maker is teami... More
Bernie Monegain | May 7, 2007 | 00:00 AM
WASHINGTON - Healthcare information technology is likely to play a critical role in implementing the patient safety solutions the World Health Organization released last week, said... More
Bernie Monegain | May 2, 2007 | 00:00 AM
WASHINGTON - A new national survey shows U.S. adults believe in the benefits of an electronic medical record and would prefer to deal with physicians and insurance companies that use digital rec... More
Bernie Monegain | May 2, 2007 | 00:00 AM
WASHINGTON - With a revolutionary name, a founder with deep pockets and recognizable partners in Colin Powell and Carly Fiorina, Steve Case's Revolution Health's Web site... More