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May 17, 2011
As my interest in electronic medical records, especially in the pediatric realm, has grown alongside the weight and height of my young children, I did a little digging to see just how large the pediatric-specific EMR market has become.
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May 12, 2011
When it comes to tracking disease outbreak, childhood immunizations, or illness during natural disasters, public health professionals often rely on health information technology systems to gather valuable data and alert clinicians and other healthcare professionals on life-threatening medical situations. Citing the beneficial role such health IT systems play in public health surveillance and management, HIMSS announces two finalists for its HIMSS Public Health Davies Award of Excellence.
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May 11, 2011
Dermatology patients in Palm Beach County now have the comfort of knowing their doctor is available to see them for emergencies even when he is on vacation. Dr. Steven Hacker, a top selling author for physicians, and recognized by his peers as one of the top dermatologists in Florida, is the first dermatologist in the country to introduce the brand new robotic telemedicine technology as a service to his patients.
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May 09, 2011
On May 6, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the second round of awards from the agency’s Industry Innovation Competition. Five pilot projects will receive funding from the VA Innovation Initiative (VAi2). Among the awarded projects, two are related to electronic patient data.
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May 04, 2011
Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., recognized for its research, clinical trials, prevention, care and personalized medicine, is about to get even more personal – powered with new analytics technology that will enable researchers to zero in on individual cells in a way they never could before.
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May 04, 2011
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has named Farzad Mostashari, MD, to replace David Blumenthal, MD, as national coordinator for health information technology.
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April 25, 2011
Sage Healthcare Division announced today that it has been named an appropriate and qualified vendor of the New Mexico Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (NM HITREC). Serving more than 400,000 healthcare professionals, including 80,000 physicians in North America, Sage will make its ONC-ATCB certified Sage Intergy Meaningful Use Edition available to the REC’s more than 1,000 participating physicians.  
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April 22, 2011
Just weeks after launching a national sales campaign, Digital Assent, provider of the award-winning PatientPad self-service patient check-in and patient education solution (www.patient-pad.com), has signed its 100th PatientPad customer and expanded its point-of-care network to 15 states.
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April 12, 2011
HealthGrades, Inc., an online healthcare quality rating and services company, has identified the top 10 cities for emergency medical care, based on a study of 7 million Medicare patient records from 2007 to 2009.
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April 11, 2011
Humana has launched a pilot project aimed at boosting the care of members with congestive heart failure. The insurer will employ the Intel Health Guide to reach patients in their homes across the country.
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April 11, 2011
Hertencia Bowe, the national health information management program coordinator for Rasmussen College, spoke to Healthcare IT News about some smartphone apps that can help students and professionals be "more knowledgeable, prepared and organized when they're on the job."
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April 08, 2011
Hospitals look to CMIOs to get the right information stat
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April 04, 2011
Kate Marcus oversees a new project for Humana Cares that focuses on managing congestive heart failure for 2,000 members. She talks with Healthcare IT News about the benefits and challenges of the pilot and also about the anticipated outcomes.
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March 22, 2011
Military healthcare provider will help fortify Fusionfx HIE platform
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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
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
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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