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March 22, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, GE Healthcare and the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services are collaborating on a project to test the efficacy of actionable health alerts delivered to a physician's electronic medical record.
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March 22, 2011
An electronic health card designed to maintain an individual's personal health record and provide a payment card option that can access an individual's HSA, FSA or HRA account was launched during the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference last month.
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March 22, 2011
Indiana's health IT sector, which includes more than 72 growing technologies along with health plans, life sciences companies, academic institutions, philanthropic organizations and state government, has bolstered the state’s healthcare and economy, according to a new report
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March 22, 2011
David Blumenthal, MD, the national coordinator for health information technology, announced his departure from the ONC just 17 days before the HIMSS11 conference began on Feb. 19 in Orlando, Fla. Blumenthal came onboard just two weeks prior to HIMSS09.
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March 22, 2011
Interoperability, ACOs and meaningful use topped topic list
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March 22, 2011
The cloud, social networking are key
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March 22, 2011
As the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Beacon Communities focus on using IT to improve the quality and efficiency of care, they also have a rare opportunity to spur regional economic growth by making use of private-sector systems and technology.
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March 22, 2011
Orlando Health among health systems digging into ICD-9 conversion
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March 17, 2011
Overextended staff is the top concern among healthcare IT professionals surveyed recently concerning obstacles to providing better patient care.
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March 02, 2011
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, HIMSS11, has come and gone, but attendees of the pre-conference HIE Symposium returned home with numerous lessons learned and best practices presented by veterans in the health information exchange field.
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February 25, 2011
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and outgoing ONC leader David Blumenthal, MD, stressed the importance of health IT in driving the U.S. economic engine in their keynote addresses on Wednesday, Feb 23, at HIMSS11.
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February 25, 2011
GE Healthcare showcased the extension of its healthcare IT portfolio to mobile devices and tablet computing at HIMSS11 earlier this week. Its portfolio of EMRs for physician practices, including Centricity Advance and Centricity Practice Solution, is now available for use on the iPad and iPhone.
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February 25, 2011
Indiana's health IT sector, which includes more than 72 growing technologies, along with health plans, life sciences companies, academic institutions, philanthropic organizations and state government, have bolstered healthcare and the economy of the state, according to a new report.
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February 24, 2011
For the first time in two years, David Blumenthal, MD, national coordinator for health information technology, was not in attendance at the popular annual ONC town hall meeting, held Tuesday at the HIMSS conference in Orlando. He did, however, give a keynote speech on Wednesday.
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February 24, 2011
HIMSS released a position statement on Monday, Feb. 21, and presented a resolution to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday, Feb. 23, at its annual conference and exhibition in Orlando.
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February 23, 2011
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and David Blumenthal, MD, national coordinator for health IT, gave Wednesday morning's keynote speech at HIMSS11. Here are the tweets from our live broadcast of the event.
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February 23, 2011
"Brantley Whittington," the fictional CEO of the fictional EHR firm Extormity, which pokes fun at the excesses of some vendors, revealed his true identity Tuesday morning at HIMSS11.
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February 23, 2011
The health IT workforce development program, established with funding from the HITECH Act, is on track to train the right workers for the right jobs, a panel of community college and university administrators told attendees at a HIMSS11 session Tuesday.
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February 23, 2011
Promoting a two-heads-are-better-than-one approach, Baylor Health System's David Muntz and consultant Stuart Gardner called for greater collaboration between IT departments and clinical engineering during a Tuesday afternoon session at HIMSS11.
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February 23, 2011
Information technology could be a catalyst for improving global health, said Patricia Abbott, associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health and co-director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing Knowledge, Information Management and Sharing.
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