Bernie Monegain | September 9, 2007 | 23:00 PM
NEW YORK - Three months after launching Health Evolution Partners, a private equity firm focused on healthcare investments, David Brailer, MD, and his partners are ready to spend some money. Bra... More
Bernie Monegain | September 4, 2007 | 23:00 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. - BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina will provide its members and their doctors electronic personal health records that are integrated with medical care plans by th... More
Bernie Monegain | September 3, 2007 | 23:00 PM
WAUKESHA, WI - GE Healthcare and Sprint have teamed up to launch new in-building wireless services for hospitals.GE brings to the table its CARESCAPE Enterprise Access, a single, universal wi... More
Bernie Monegain | September 3, 2007 | 23:00 PM
KANSAS CITY, MO - St. Luke's Health System is planning to expand its existing telemedicine offerings to include additional specialties. The health system will add E... More
Bernie Monegain | August 30, 2007 | 23:00 PM
ALEXANDRIA, VA - After three years in the works, SureScripts has announced that the entire country - every one of the 50 states - is ready to handle electronic prescriptions.... More
Bernie Monegain | August 30, 2007 | 23:00 PM
WASHINGTON - Senate legislation introduced last month calls for the overhaul of the $400 million-a-year program charged with providing technical assistance to boost the quality of Medicare servi... More
Bernie Monegain | August 30, 2007 | 23:00 PM
Electronic prescribing got a big boost last month when Alaska became the last state to pave the way for digital scripts by eliminating state laws that prohibited it. That there were states s... More
Bernie Monegain | August 30, 2007 | 23:00 PM
MIDLAND, TX - Midland Memorial Hospital, a 320-bed acute care community hospital in West Texas, has begun to reap some of the benefits of its recently implemented electronic health record system... More
Bernie Monegain | August 30, 2007 | 23:00 PM
BRONX, NY - St. Barnabas, a 461-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of the Bronx, has completed the rollout of electronic health records in the pediatric units of all three of its ambul... More
Bernie Monegain | August 30, 2007 | 23:00 PM
CAPE CORAL, FL - Lee Memorial Health System, which provides care for patients throughout southwest Florida, is saving $500,000 a year by shaving minutes off a variety of tasks.... More
Bernie Monegain | August 15, 2007 | 23:00 PM
WASHINGTON - HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt arrived in Africa last Friday, in part to observe how U.S. funding is working in the fight against HIV/AIDS and malaria. Several of the U.S. government pr... More
Bernie Monegain | August 14, 2007 | 23:00 PM
ALEXANDRIA, VA - After three years in the works, the entire country - every one of the 50 states - is ready to handle electronic prescriptions, SureScripts announced last week.... More