Enterprise Content Management

 Document management systems are used to store and maintain electronic documents or images of paper documents. These systems make it easier for healthcare providers and administrators to access and track patient and organizational data. Enterprise document management is touted as a key part of the effort to create an integrated and comprehensive view of both the patient and the continuum of care.

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There's little question that electronic health records reduce adverse drug events and improve quality of care. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be doing everything to make sure they're as safe and as easy to use as possible, said National Coordinator for HIT, David Blumenthal, MD, at the launch of EHRevent.org, a new safety reporting system that will allow healthcare providers to report adverse issues related to the implementation and use of EHRs.
November 16, 2010
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There is about a 50 percent failure rate for electronic medical record implementations, and most of those failures stem from poor planning and preparation, said a family physician who spoke at a regional extension center (REC) forum held for providers in Maine.
November 11, 2010
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eClinicalWorks, maker of ambulatory clinical systems, has announced eClinicalWorks Version 9.0. This single product version provides on-demand access to all eClinicalWorks complimentary solutions, thereby creating a comprehensive EHR for enhancing and improving the quality of care for patients.
November 5, 2010
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More than 40 percent of U.S. hospitals plan to invest in new health information management systems, according to a new study from healthcare technology research firm CapSite.
October 29, 2010
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In an effort to boost its healthcare IT department, Philips Royal Electronics has finalized the acquisition of Brazil-based software provider Wheb Sistemas.
October 27, 2010
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In a project focused on improving evidence-based care by advancing natural language processing technologies, Nuance Communications, the maker of speech-recognition software, has announced a new collaboration with IBM.
October 13, 2010
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Hyland Software announced Friday that it had purchased privately-held Computer Systems Company, Inc., a Strongsville, Ohio-based provider of business and clinical healthcare software and document conversion services.
September 24, 2010
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Asserting itself in a market that's become more and more crucial for healthcare, IBM is making a play in the area of data capture with its announcement Tuesday that it will acquire Datacap Inc., a privately-held company based in Tarrytown, NY.
August 11, 2010
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Kroll Fraud Solutions, a provider of data protection and identity theft response services, has launched a new HITECH Hotline to help ease the burden of data breach notification for healthcare organizations nationwide.
June 30, 2010
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To make sure patients are safe, hospitals have to put their CPOE systems to the test, warns healthcare industry watchdog The Leapfrog Group in a report released Wednesday. Leapfrog called on the federal government to make testing mandatory.
June 30, 2010
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All public hospitals in Tasmania now have access to up-to-date patient information with iSOFT's patient management system.
June 16, 2010
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A recent study out of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has shown that using bar code technology, in conjunction with electronic medication administration record (eMAR), substantially reduces transcription and medication administration errors as well as related potential drug-related adverse events.
June 14, 2010
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