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 Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC), Microsoft, CSC and HealthUnity Corporation recently held a Twitter session detailing the development of the MetroChicago Health Information Exchange, which is touted as the largest metropolitan HIE in the nation, serving more than 9.4 million people.
April 28, 2011
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Western Connecticut Health Network's Danbury Hospital was recently recognized for its use of IT to bring meaningful data to its physicians. According to the hospital's CMO, the project "reduced unnecessary variations in care, without sacrificing quality outcome."
April 26, 2011
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The majority of patients and physicians have a positive perception of electronic documentation, according to a survey conducted by Sage Healthcare Division, a unit of Sage North America.
April 21, 2011
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Independent healthcare provider Care UK will roll out IMS MAXIMS at its three specialist diagnostic centers.
April 20, 2011
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A new whitepaper details how the use of interoperable digital identities, digital signatures and cloud computing helps accelerate the initiation of a clinical trial while lowering costs.
April 15, 2011
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A recent market study of cardiology IT revealed that ease of use and integration are critical to prospective buyers of cardiology systems.
April 11, 2011
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Financial experts say healthcare organizations must do a better job of controlling the symptoms of chronic disease to rein in the industry’s volatile cost structure.
April 11, 2011
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– The Georgia Health Policy Center at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University was awarded three contracts totaling more than $9.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration to support healthcare access in rural sections of the country over the next three to five years.
April 11, 2011
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Hospitals look to CMIOs to get the right information stat
April 8, 2011
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Healthcare organizations are constantly making upgrades or replacing redundant technology, but what happens to these orphaned IT systems and the data on them? More importantly do companies even know what data is stored on these assets?
April 7, 2011
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Volly, the new cloud-based communications platform that Pitney Bowes unveiled earlier this year, seeks to link the healthcare consumer with payers and providers through a secure online platform, allowing for better communications and account management.
March 2, 2011
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A podiatrist in private practice in Birmingham, Ala., says using an iPad has improved his workflow and given him more time with his patients.
March 31, 2011
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