Network Infrastructure

A hospital's network infrastructure is the foundation upon which its IT systems are built. Establishing a connection between providers and patients within a single hospital, or between a hospital and a larger state- or nationwide health information network allows providers to better coordinate care and retrieve data across a wide spectrum.

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California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Maryland, Nevada, New York and Vermont have received new grants to help them build health insurance exchanges, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced on Thursday.
August 23, 2012
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Sue Schade has been named chief information officer of University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, after 12 years as CIO of Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate Brigham and Women's Hospital, which is part of Partners HealthCare.
August 23, 2012
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Providence VA Medical Center has opened a simulation center, powered by technology from Exton, Pa.-based Education Management Solutions, which will enable instructors to practice and train for invasive procedures, emergency care and more, tracking progress along the way.
August 23, 2012
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected 500 primary care practices in seven regions around the country to participate in a partnership with CMS, state Medicaid agencies, commercial health plans and self-insured businesses. The aim is to improve access to quality care and cut costs.
August 23, 2012
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Officials at the West Virginia Health Information Network announced on Wednesday the launch of two new pilots for its statewide health information exchange system.
August 22, 2012
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AxSys Technology, based in the UK, was named a leader in IDC Health Insights' MarketScape Vendor Assessement Report.
August 20, 2012
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Kansas' two largest health systems are now sharing data on a provider-based health information exchange. That's been achieved just as the state's quasi-governmental HIE board is considering dissolving itself, and some significant regulatory debates are waiting to be settled.
August 20, 2012
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Group Health, the Seattle-based nonprofit healthcare system, has announced that their move to create medical centers of the future will now include leveraging RTLS sensor technology.
August 17, 2012
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The federal government has tapped IBM to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Public Health Data Standards Consortium to align public health case reporting with meaningful use requirements in order to respond more quickly to public health threats.
August 16, 2012
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The adoption of advanced health data analytics will continue to increase significantly over the next five years, according to a Frost & Sullivan report that finds ACOs and value-based purchasing driving the technology's adoption.
August 16, 2012
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Cloud-based clinical information systems are becoming increasingly attractive for clinicians, hospital administrations and CIOs.
August 14, 2012
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Epic and Cerner have moved into first and second place, respectively, for EMR market share in the more than 200 bed market, according to findings from a new KLAS study Clinical Market Share 2012: Meaningful Use Momentum Continues.
August 10, 2012
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