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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HealthPort, which specializes in software for the compliant exchange of protected health information through release of information (ROI) services and audit management technology, has announced its merger with Universata, a release of information company based in Germantown, Md.
June 22, 2011
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The CEO and COO at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) have left the organization that represents more than 61,000 health information management professionals.
June 8, 2011
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ikaSystems, a provider of cloud computing technology for the payer market, and NASCO, which specializes in IT tools to support Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, have partnered to bring faster, more efficient and accurate Medicare processes to NASCO Plan customers.
June 7, 2011
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Earlier this spring, David Riley and Vanessa Manchester, two leaders of the Federal Health Architecture’s open source CONNECT data exchange initiative, announced the formation of the nonprofit Alembic Foundation.
June 2, 2011
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A two-day summit in Philadelphia that brought physicians, EHR vendors, pharmaceutical executives and the Food and Drug Administration together shed light on the role of EHRs in drug regulatory and marketing issues.
June 2, 2011
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Sometimes what may seem like a small expense – $3,700 – can make all the difference to patients in need of care, but with no insurance or means to get it.
June 2, 2011
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The Department of Health and Human Services has launched two programs aimed at improving healthcare and reducing costs. Both rely heavily on healthcare IT.
June 2, 2011
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The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with more than 1,400 CIO members, is urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to rethink the government’s rulemaking proposals on accountable care organizations. At issue is a provision that would give individuals the option to restrict access to data.
June 2, 2011
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GE Healthcare IT has extended its contract serving the 17 hospitals of Sweden's Västra Götaland region through 2015. GE Healthcare IT made the announcement at World of Health IT Congress in Budapest, Hungary.
May 16, 2011
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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has asked the federal government to keep better track of data on nursing home complaints.
May 10, 2011
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Merge Healthcare announced Thursday that Omnicare Clinical Research, subsidiary of Omnicare, Inc., will implement its Clinical Imaging Management System (CIMS) as part of its end-to-end solution for image management of oncology, cardiology and ophthalmology clinical trials.
May 6, 2011
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Americans may not be embracing social media as a way to communicate with their doctor – and most doctors aren’t using it, either – but experts say it still has value to doctors.
May 4, 2011
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