Philips helps the Veterans Health Administration expand access to 24x7 intensivist care from hospital to home
11:17 am November 05, 2014
Royal Philips today announced the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VA) is expanding its use of Philips Hospital to Home telehealth solutions across two additional Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs). Through the Philips eICU program, VA Healthcare System of Ohio (VISN 10) will now remotely monitor and manage ICU patients in VA...
Health eVillages launches newest program to team up with Real Medicine Foundation in South Sudan to reduce world's top maternal mortality rate
03:58 pm November 04, 2014
No mother should have to die giving life to a child. But in South Sudan a woman has a 1 in 7 chance of dying in pregnancy and childbirth in her lifetime – the highest official maternal mortality rate in the world with 2,054 deaths per 100,000 live births.
03:47 pm November 04, 2014
Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions announced today they have connected a software app developed by Geisinger to an Electronic Health Record (EHR) by leveraging new draft international standards. The Geisinger-invented Rheumatology app was initially developed to interact with the Epic Corporation EHR used by Geisinger. Now, by using...
Massachusetts General Hospital selects eHealth Technologies' eHealth Connect Referral Pathways Solution to optimize their continuity of care lifecycle
10:04 am November 04, 2014
eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of continuity of care solutions, announced today, that Massachusetts General Hospital has selected the innovative eHealth Connect Referral Pathways solution to streamline external medical record and image collection, engage referring physicians, and gain insight into the full continuity of care lifecycle...
Healthcare consumer survey: Pricing transparency and payment options drive patient satisfaction and loyalty
02:02 pm October 29, 2014
As consumers increasingly shop for medical care and health insurance the way they do other services, they overwhelmingly want to know healthcare pricing information and payment options as early as possible, according to a new survey sponsored by national patient financing leader CarePayment.
Tennessee Department of Health selects vxVistA from DSS under Electronic Public Health Information Initiative
04:02 pm October 28, 2014
Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS), the leading provider of VistA-based software development and support, today announced that the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) has selected its electronic health record, vxVistA, as part of the state’s Electronic Public Health Information (EPI) initiative to adopt a statewide EHR, replace selected...
04:04 pm October 27, 2014
U.S. HealthWorks, a leading operator of occupational healthcare and urgent care centers in the nation, announced today that it has appointed David Kobrinetz as National Director of Telemedicine.
ADP AdvancedMD launches new patient portal, mobile e-prescribing and business intelligence dashboard
03:14 pm October 27, 2014
ADP AdvancedMD a leader in all-in-one, cloud electronic health records, practice management, medical scheduling, medical billing services as well as a pioneer of big data reporting and business intelligence for smaller medical practices, today announced the release of new products aimed at increasing the efficiency and viability of private...
Practice Fusion launches brand new electronic health records platform, optimized for Apple iPad, iPad mini and Android tablets
08:56 am October 27, 2014
Practice Fusion, the nation's largest cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) platform, today launched a new EHR for Practice Fusion's community of more than 112,000 medical professionals. Practice Fusion received more than 20,000 requests from users for a mobile-optimized EHR experience for the Apple iPad, iPad Mini and Android tablets. The...
10:48 am October 24, 2014
In the battle all hospitals fight to eliminate infections, University of Missouri Health Care is using a new technology — robots that emit ultraviolet light to kill germs. The Ebola virus is among those pathogens the robots can kill.