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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The Healthcare Transformation Group (HTG), a collaborative of Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and Mercy, is seeking to spur efficiency and safety by performing data analysis to determine specific product lines the group has in common.
December 12, 2011
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Gartner has ranked Dublin, Ohio-based Cardinal Health number one in its third annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25. Cardinal ousts med-surg supplier Owens & Minor, which dropped to fifth place.
December 7, 2011
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Siemens Healthcare announced Monday a new commitment to delivering its Soarian technology to small community and rural hospitals, helping them improve outcomes and position themselves to achieve meaningful use.
October 31, 2011
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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Monday that HP Enterprise Services will be a prime contractor for the VA Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology (T4) program, which aims to transform the VA's IT programs and improve the quality of healthcare and benefits services.
October 31, 2011
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With the wide array of health IT products on the market, determining what's essential technology can be difficult. Shahid Shah, enterprise software analyst and creator of the blog The Healthcare IT Guy, suggests the five technologies every hospital should be using.
September 20, 2011
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The Florida-based vendor is partnering with AirWatch to give administrators a platform from which to deploy, manage and service a wide range of mobile medical devices, including smartphones, laptops and tablets.
September 20, 2011
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Just as some hospitals in low-lying areas of Manhattan were preparing to evacuate on Friday afternoon and others all along the East Coast were readying for the wind, rain and power outages expected from Hurricane Irene, Boston-based Iron Mountain, an information management services company, offered 10 tips on how best to weather the storm.
August 26, 2011
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With a new online Medicaid enrollment system up and running, Oklahoma is ready for the onslaught of Medicaid enrollment that is expected in 2014, says Mike Fogarty, CEO of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.
August 19, 2011
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Just three weeks after its iPad-native EHR made news for gaining ONC-ATCB-certification, drchrono has launched an iOS app to replace paper-based patient check-in.
August 18, 2011
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A Los Angeles-based entrepreneur is looking to take basic charting and clinical functions out of the EMR and offer a simple clinical software package to nonprofits working around the globe.
August 10, 2011
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The news wasn’t a surprise. By the time it was confirmed, it had been rumored for months. Still, it was a sad day.
August 5, 2011
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In an evolution one exec says will help physicians face an "onslaught of uncertainties and challenges," GE Healthcare has launched the latest version of its integrated EMR and practice management system for physician practices, Centricity Practice Solution 10.
August 5, 2011
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About 39% of medical offices in the U.S. have adopted <a href="/directory/electronic-medical-record-emr" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">EMR</a> technology, according to SK&A. With Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments now available to physician practices and hospitals who make <a href="/directory/meaningful-use" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">Meaningful Use</a> of such technology, that number is expected to rise over the next several years. But what about the practices who have not yet embarked on the journey toward EMR implementation? What’s holding them back? And where should they turn for help in managing the transition from paper-based records to electronic systems? Download this white paper to learn more about EMR implementation best practices.
April 18, 2012
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The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services announced in February 2012 that nearly 2,000 hospitals received incentive payments under the CMMS’ <a href="/directory/electronic-health-record-ehr" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">EHR</a> Incentive Programs. In addition, 85 percent of hospitals now report that by 2015 they intend to take advantage of the incentive payments. With the competitive inpatient market moving toward critical mass, many hospitals face the challenge of meeting Stage 1 MU criteria. Forward-thinking hospitals and health systems are approaching patient education beyond checking a box on their way to qualifying for incentive payments. Learn how Ochsner Health System now provides consistent patient education materials based on evidence-based medicine to its clinicians across its seven hospitals and 40 clinics.
March 22, 2012
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Driven largely by the Medicare and Medicaid <a href="/directory/electronic-health-record-ehr" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">EHR</a> incentive programs, EHR adoption in the U.S. has been growing exponentially and exceeding federal health officials’ expectations. Although the Dept. of Health and Human Services has delayed the qualification date for Stage 2 <a href="/directory/meaningful-use" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">Meaningful Use</a> until 2014, healthcare providers expect more complex <a href="/directory/health-information-exchange-hie" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">HIE</a> to be included. In order to easily and efficiently share patient information with multiple entities, including other EHRs and health information systems, providers, payers and HIEs, healthcare providers will need to capture, manage and make electronically accessible a broader set of clinical data elements. Read this white paper, including Healthcare IT News reader survey responses, to learn how to manage and digitize unstructured documents in order to meet Stage 2 requirements.
February 13, 2012
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