March 21, 2013
Today in the third of three hearings held by subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, reassured a congressional panel that health IT interoperability will take some dramatic leaps forward within the next two years.
November 06, 2012
Not all business decisions turn out as well as it seems they might. It seemed to make sense for Apple to part ways with embedded technology from Google, an erstwhile ally who's now a chief competitor in the smartphone market.
September 24, 2012
With the release of its new iOS 6 operating system, the iPhone and the iPad have jettisoned Google Maps in favor of Apple's own new mapping software. That's caused problems for some users seeking directions to hospitals, clinics and emergency rooms.
November 30, 2011
Kony Solutions, Inc., a leading mobile application platform provider, today introduced Member Mobile, an app designed for health insurers and health plan providers to more quickly and easily launch their mobile presence and engage with members across mobile, tablet and kiosk channels. Built on the proven Kony Platform, the Member Mobile “solution accelerator” offers out-of-the-box features to enhance member engagement, medication management, health plan and provider communication, and health and wellness initiatives, while allowing the plan to leverage existing back office systems. Health plans use the Kony environment to personalize via reskinning/rebranding, utilizing connections to back-end systems and leveraging custom functionality in rapid time with the highest return on investment.
June 07, 2011
If you’re reading this blog, you most likely saw the pop-up/interstitial Intel ad that asks “Is Cloud Computing Right for You?” Steve Jobs apparently thinks so.
October 29, 2010
Zynx Health, maker of evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions, announced the kick-off of a pilot program addressing a new focus on healthcare reform and preparing for accountable care organizations (ACOs).
May 25, 2010
Nuance Communications, Inc., a provider of speech and imaging solutions, today announced that its desktop speech recognition solution Dragon Medical 10 now supports Windows 7.
May 12, 2010
DeviceLock, Inc., a worldwide leader in endpoint data leak prevention software, today announced that University of Alabama-Birmingham Health System, one of the most prestigious health care organizations in America, is entering Phase II of its implementation of DeviceLock endpoint security controls.
March 24, 2010
While the Apple iPhone was first targeted at the general consumer, Apple has been taking the necessary steps to bring this device into the enterprise, directly competing with RIM’s Blackberry. Unseating the Blackberry in many sectors, such as finance, may be near impossible but healthcare is another story.
February 10, 2010
Last week, during the fever pitch surrounding the announcement of Apple’s iPad tablet, Software Advice surveyed 178 physicians, nurses, medical students and healthcare IT professionals about what the healthcare industry’s ideal tablet would look like.
September 22, 2009
The Albert Einstein Healthcare Network will begin implementing new eLearning software in preparation for a large-scale electronic medical record platform.
September 01, 2009
Hospitals don't always know where their patients are - a situation that can prove costly in both financial and clinical terms. With that in mind, StatCom has launched a technology platform designed to give providers a complete view of the patient from admission to discharge.
February 18, 2009
Allscripts announced today that Edge Health Solutions, Inc. has signed a multi-million-dollar definitive agreement to resell the Allscripts Electronic Health Record as "EdgeEHR Powered by Allscripts" to 1,000 physicians and dentists who currently use practice management software on the Mac OS X platform.
January 26, 2009
Intelligroup Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ITIG), an information technology and outsourcing services provider principally focused on enterprise resource planning (ERP) and extended ERP solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Almac Clinical Services to implement a Clinical Services Ordering and Supply Management Operating System (COSMOS) based on Oracle E-Business Suite(R) Release 12, Oracle Clinical and integration with multiple third-party systems.
January 26, 2009
In recent weeks, a worm called Conficker has infected 9 million Microsoft Windows desktops and servers throughout the world via a Windows security flaw identified in October 2008. The BIDMC Security team has provided me with several briefings that I'd like to share with you.
April 19, 2007
Healthcare providers want to invest in information systems that communicate in the same language and thus lend themselves to integration. That's because many customers are going to invest in...
November 03, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO - The Microsoft-Novell partnership that will bring together the Windows and Linux operating systems will give healthcare organizations more technology choices and boost inte...
June 03, 2005
Epocrates offers CME on the flyLeveraging content from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and other respected clinical organizations...
December 10, 2004
The new products we are featuring this month run the gamut from high-tech monitors used in diagnostic imaging to security software and claims processing technology....
September 16, 2004
It's too gray. In newspaper jargon, gray is usually bad. A page that's too gray is text-heavy, lacking pictures or graphics, and is generally unappealing to readers. But it's not just a design conside...