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October 25, 2010
In a move that will broaden its reach in the hospital communications market – and, ideally, save lives – Vocera, which develops point of care communications solutions, has acquired two companies, Clinical Health Communications and Integrated Voice Solutions.
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October 25, 2010
The United States Armed Forces spent some significant money with three big vendors this October, adding to and improving its healthcare IT capabilities.
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October 25, 2010
"We were hearing a lot of, 'OK, I get that Covisint will help deliver the data back and forth, but what do we do with it? How can we change it into information that will help the physician make better decisions?’"
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October 25, 2010
Katie Carolan, director of operations at Baltimore-based Health Record Services (HRS), spends a lot of time giving presentations at state American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) shows and talking to her own clients about the looming switch to ICD-10. How prepared are people to meet the October 2013 deadline?
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October 25, 2010
Peter Christensen Health Center, an Indian health center that is part of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation in north central Wisconsin, has seen a 35 percent jump in revenue over five years, thanks in part to efficiencies brought out by its EHR and billing system.
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October 25, 2010
The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a statewide leadership group that promotes quality improvement, accountability and affordability of healthcare in California, has named its top 45 performing physician organizations for 2009, based on the IHA statewide Pay for Performance (P4P) program measures.
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October 25, 2010
Nimble, a new comprehensive EMR application designed and developed specifically for the iPad, hit the market last month with the aim of allowing docs to provide meaningful care – at the point of care.
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October 25, 2010
"The future physician of America" is a tech savvy one – one who reaches for an iPhone to choose clinical references, and who expects to use an EHR when he or she begins practicing, according to a recent survey of medical students.
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October 25, 2010
In an effort to increase understanding of the tax credit and grandfathering provisions of healthcare reform, WellPoint Inc. recently launched two new online tools to help business owners understand the implications of these provisions with their current health plan.
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October 25, 2010
Information technology and data mining capabilities had a role in dismantling what authorities are calling the largest Medicare fraud scheme ever, involving 73 members and associates of organized crime and more than $163 million in fraudulent billing.
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October 25, 2010
Network Health, a health plan providing coverage to more than 160,000 Massachusetts residents with low or moderate incomes, has partnered with Health Integrated, a leading health management solutions provider, to offer its members enhanced health coaching services.
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October 25, 2010
The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded nearly $49 million to help 48 states and the District of Columbia plan for health insurance exchanges, including assessing existing information technology systems and infrastructure. However, not all states are eager to take the funds.
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October 25, 2010
As the first wave of more than 76 million Baby Boomers become eligible for Medicare, Empire BlueCross wants to meet them where they make their buying decisions: online.
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October 25, 2010
At RSNA 2010, Siemens will showcase its two newest groundbreaking Imaging IT solutions, syngo.via and syngo.plaza, representing the next generation of advanced visualization and agile PACS technologies that deliver what Siemens calls “cutting-edge” functionalities to the clinical routine.
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October 25, 2010
RSNA 10, the 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, convenes Nov.30-Dec. 3 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The 2010 theme is “Personalized Medicine: In Pursuit of Excellence.”
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October 25, 2010
The Regional Extension Center (REC) program was designed to assist priority primary care providers in small practices, small and rural hospitals, and public health clinics. Some industry groups, however, worry that rural communities and communities of color will still be left behind the digital transformation.
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October 25, 2010
After receiving concerns from stakeholders, EHR technology developers and ONC-ATCBs about public health surveillance specifications for certified EHRs, the ONC issued an interim final rule requesting to remove the specs.

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October 25, 2010
The Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) has gone live with data exchange statewide. CRISP officials call it a "major step" toward the delivery of critical health information to the right place at the right time.
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October 25, 2010
It has been almost two years since Congress passed the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) – an unprecedented piece of legislation lawmakers hoped would catapult the advance of healthcare IT.
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October 25, 2010
Since the passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) in 2009, Congress has been ever-watchful of the progress being made on electronic health record adoption.
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