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January 17, 2012
VeriTeQ Acquisition Corporation (“VeriTeQ” or “Company”), a marketer of implantable, radio frequency identification (“RFID”) technologies for patient identification and sensor applications, announced today it has acquired the VeriChip implantable microchip and related technologies, and Health Link personal health record from PositiveID Corporation. VeriTeQ is majority owned and led by Scott R. Silverman, former Chairman and CEO of PositiveID and VeriChip Corporation. PositiveID has retained an ownership interest in VeriTeQ.
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January 10, 2012
The chief of the cardiology department at 400-bed Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida has developed software for controlling heart devices remotely using an iPad, The hospital’s executives say the technology could revolutionize the way physicians reprogram pacemakers.
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January 10, 2012
The government plans to fork out a total of nearly $70 million in grants to five community colleges assigned with leading a federal healthcare IT training program. But is the Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals delivering?
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January 10, 2012
Now is time of year when people dust off their crystal balls, polish up their powers of prognostication and make predictions for the annum ahead. What will 2012 hold in store?
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December 20, 2011
HIMSS Analytics announced that Florida Hospital Flagler, an Adventist Health System facility, has received its Stage 7 Award. The award represents attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model? (EMRAM), which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems
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December 14, 2011
The Institute for Child and Family Health has received a $100,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida to implement electronic health records for the organization's behavioral health services.
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December 09, 2011
The chief of the cardiology department at 400-bed Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida has developed software for controlling heart devices remotely using an iPad. The hospital's executives say the technology could revolutionize the way physicians reprogram pacemakers.
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December 05, 2011
On April 8, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology named Farzad Mostashari, MD, to replace David Blumenthal, MD, as national coordinator for health information technology.
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December 05, 2011
Chief medical information officers started to be in great demand in 2011 – just as the job was getting more demanding.
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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.
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November 22, 2011
This past week I had the pleasure of traveling, along with MedTech Media Editorial Director Rich Pizzi, to Amelia Island, Fla. for the inaugural HIMSS Leaders & Innovators conference.
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November 21, 2011
Vitera Healthcare Solutions today announced that it will provide electronic health records (EHR) and practice management solutions to six additional healthcare facilities throughout the United States through its cloud-based Vitera Intergy On-Demand.
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November 10, 2011
Some members of the Health IT Policy Committee on Wednesday cautioned against making the measures required under Stage 3 meaningful use too burdensome. The panel also began to focus on medical specialties.
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November 10, 2011
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will deploy new technology aimed at strengthening its monitoring and analytics capabilities to sniff out fraud and abuse.
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November 03, 2011
HP Enterprise Services announced the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has signed a renewal service agreement to manage the state's Medicaid Management Information System. The $172 million, three-year extension will help the state transition to a managed care environment.
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November 01, 2011
Although social networking sites can be useful tools to disseminate healthcare information, some sites fall short of providing patient-centered resources and even provide misleading data, according to two studies that were presented Monday at the American College of Gastroenterology's ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting in Washington.
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October 24, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced on Monday that 500 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) have been selected for the FQHC Advanced Primary Care Practice (APCP) demonstration project, which will evaluate the impact of the patient-centered medial home on improving care and lowering costs.
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October 17, 2011
NEC Corporation of America (NEC) today announced it will showcase five healthcare-focused, integrated IT and communications solutions that can help improve workflow efficiencies, reduce energy consumption and streamline communication during this year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011 in Orlando, Fla. NEC is serving as a Marketplace Sponsor and will be co-presenting with Virtua Health on its state-of-the-art Access Center, which features NEC solutions.
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October 04, 2011
HP Enterprise Services announced the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has signed a renewal service agreement to manage the state's Medicaid Management Information System. The $172 million, three-year extension will help the state transition to a managed care environment.

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September 30, 2011
HHS announced the publication of a new proposed rule titled: CLIA Program and HIPAA Privacy Rule; Patients’ Access to Test Reports.
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