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 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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TRICARE, the Department of Defense healthcare program, has contracted with San Mateo, Calif.-based Epocrates to offer physicians mobile access to the TRICARE formulary list.
May 4, 2011
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Sens. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) have introduced legislation to make doctors' Medicare claims data public for the first time.
May 4, 2011
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has issued a health IT strategic plan for 2011 through 2015 for public review.
May 4, 2011
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The Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed regulations on accountable care organizations, released March 31, will be one of the first delivery-reform initiatives to be implemented under the Accountable Care Act and will be key to overhauling the U.S. healthcare system, said Donald Berwick, MD, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
May 4, 2011
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Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., recognized for its research, clinical trials, prevention, care and personalized medicine, is about to get even more personal – powered with new analytics technology that will enable researchers to zero in on individual cells in a way they never could before.
May 4, 2011
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Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell Inc., is urging healthcare leaders to use healthcare information technology to improve the efficiency and quality of care and to support future innovations in prevention, wellness and personalized medicine.
April 29, 2011
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