Bernie Monegain | October 25, 2007 | 23:00 PM
WASHINGTON - The House Science and Technology Committee has cleared a bill aimed at boosting the role of information technology in healthcare. The legislation also charges the National Institute... More
Bernie Monegain | October 23, 2007 | 23:00 PM
WASHINGTON - The Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel has identified a set of standards aimed at keeping patient medical information secure in an electronic environment. &... More
Bernie Monegain | October 21, 2007 | 23:00 PM
CHICAGO - A recent survey of more than 40 electronic health record vendors shows the vendors are aware of the interoperability requirements their products have to meet for certification.... More
Bernie Monegain | October 18, 2007 | 23:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - Benjamin R. Williams, who joined Catholic Healthcare West as senior vice president and CIO earlier this week, says he will be a businessman first and technology expert second.... More
Bernie Monegain | October 15, 2007 | 23:00 PM
SALT LAKE CITY - TransferCenters.org, an organization of professionals who handle the transfer of patients from one facility to another, has launched a Web site by the same name. The site, desig... More
Bernie Monegain | October 14, 2007 | 23:00 PM
WASHINGTON - The Health Information and Management Systems Society and the COMCARE Emergency Response Alliance are teaming up to extend electronic medical record technology to emergency response.... More
Bernie Monegain | October 11, 2007 | 23:00 PM
MENLO PARK, CA - Physicians' fear of infection is on the rise, spurred by the increasing use of mobile technology at the bedside, according to a new study by Spyglass Consulting Group.... More
Bernie Monegain | October 11, 2007 | 23:00 PM
BETHESDA, MD - The American Medical Informatics Association, or AMIA, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a five-year initiative aimed at boosting public health informatic... More
Bernie Monegain | October 10, 2007 | 23:00 PM
BARRINGTON, IL - GE Healthcare executives say the acquisition of Dynamic Imaging, announced today, will result in GE Healthcare's expansion of its information technology products and servi... More
Bernie Monegain | October 10, 2007 | 23:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA - The nation's health IT coordinator Robert M. Kolodner, MD, told an auditorium filled with health information management professionals Monday that the American Health Informa... More
Bernie Monegain | October 10, 2007 | 23:00 PM
ATLANTA - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is relying on software from TheraDoc, as well as a tool of its own making, to gather daily reports on antimicrobial use an... More