Bernie Monegain | January 8, 2007 | 01:00 AM
MENLO PARK, CA - A new study shows that paper-based workflows and the lack of standardized tools and processes hinders physicians and nurses from having effective communication with patients and... More
Bernie Monegain | January 3, 2007 | 01:00 AM
Since President Bush mentioned the electronic medical record in his 2004 State of the Union Address, the concept of automating healthcare has become part of everyday talk. A concept... More
Bernie Monegain | January 2, 2007 | 01:00 AM
As 2007 dawns, CIOs at healthcare organizations across the country are gearing up for major IT revamps. They run the gamut from rolling out new clinical systems, installing new servers, and boosting w... More
Bernie Monegain | December 19, 2006 | 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has launched the Ambulatory Safety and Quality Grant Initiative, with a potential for granting as much as $25.8 million for healthcare... More
Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2006 | 01:00 AM
HATTIESBURG, MS - Physicians here are keeping especially close tabs on the youngest and most fragile patients at Forrest General Hospital. Forrest General, a 400-bed... More
Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2006 | 01:00 AM
CHICAGO - Rush University Medical Center, a teaching and research hospital, began last month a $50 million-$60 million electronic health record rollout. The technology upgrade i... More
Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2006 | 01:00 AM
Cardiologists who use GE Healthcare's Centricity EMR system will soon be able to capture data from their patients' pacemakers and defibrillators directly into their medical records.... More
Bernie Monegain | December 5, 2006 | 01:00 AM
The recently-announced Microsoft-Novell partnership that will bring together the Windows and Linux operating systems will give healthcare organizations more flexibility, a Novell executive says.... More
Bernie Monegain | November 27, 2006 | 01:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The man in charge of coordinating efforts to convert the nation's paper-based healthcare system to a digital one officially has until the end of January on the job. In a recen... More
Bernie Monegain | November 15, 2006 | 01:00 AM
LEBANON, NH - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is in the midst of an exercise that could lead to a model on how to quickly access and share medical information during public health... More
Bernie Monegain | November 10, 2006 | 01:00 AM
BARRINGTON, IL - By early next year, cardiologists who use GE Healthcare's Centricity EMR system will be able to capture data from their patients' pacemakers and defibrilla... More
Bernie Monegain | November 7, 2006 | 01:00 AM
MENLO PARK, CA - A new study out today shows that paper-based workflows and the lack of standardized tools and processes hinders physicians and nurses from having effective communication... More