May 27, 2011
Exploring the potential of Interbit Data's report distribution software, NetDelivery, Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, NY, has discovered numerous applications, enabling the speed of automated information sharing across its organization and satisfying the diverse report requirements of multiple departments.
May 25, 2011
Sage Healthcare Division, a unit of Sage North America, announced today that its client, Dr. Moore & Associates, a primary care practice in Brooklyn, NY, is among several of the company's clients to successfully attest to Stage 1 meaningful use under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program.
May 18, 2011
International medical technology company, Sectra, announces its multi-year agreement with Suffolk MRI, Smithtown, NY, to deliver its web-based RIS. The RIS will be seamlessly integrated to Suffolk MRI’s existing Sectra PACS to increase radiology workflow efficiencies and patient throughput. This will enable Suffolk MRI to improve its level of service to referrers and patients.
May 10, 2011
Carestream Health has been awarded the U.S. government’s DIN-PACS III (Digital Imaging Network/Picture Archiving and Communications System) contract. This contract allows the company’s PACS systems, sub-systems and components to be purchased by Department of Defense, Veterans Administration, Indian Health Service and federal civilian agencies.
April 27, 2011
The ability to transmit detailed images over long distances is fueling new telemedicine projects in Canada and China and making it possible for physicians to view images anywhere and consult regarding patients and treatments.
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.
April 20, 2011
Carestream Health announced U.S. orders for its KODAK DIRECTVIEW CR Mammography system, which enables high-resolution mammography images to be captured digitally using new or existing KODAK DIRECTVIEW CR systems.
April 06, 2011
In yesterday's blog I talked about the EHR usability factor. After reading an article in the American Medical News, I'm compelled to remain with this topic for today.
March 22, 2011
Seven entities awarded grants
February 20, 2011
The to-do list for the year ahead for the members of the College of Health Information Executives (CHIME) is long and complex - the more reason to form partnerships, says one of its leaders.
February 18, 2011
MedPlus, the healthcare information technology subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics, has unveiled the next release of its Care360 EHR solution, designed to significantly enhance its interoperability by supporting specifications established by the Direct Project under the coordination of the ONC.
February 11, 2011
Neurological Services of Orlando is poised to roll out a Web-based neurology-specific electronic health record and practice management system developed by Waiting Room Solutions of Goshen, N.Y.
February 02, 2011
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Wednesday that providers and public health agencies in Minnesota and Rhode Island have begun securely exchanging health information online as part of the Direct Project.
January 21, 2011
athenahealth has announced that it will be providing its revenue cycle management services to Summit Medical Group (SMG), New Jersey’s largest independently operated, multispecialty medical group.
December 30, 2010
Neurological Services of Orlando is poised to roll out a Web-based neurology-specific electronic health record system developed by Waiting Room Solutions (WRS) based in Goshen, N.Y.
December 16, 2010
In a report that found states are showing the highest scores ever for health emergency preparedness, health IT is seen as a major indicator. Experts, however, caution that in order for states to close the gap on existing vulnerabilities an "ongoing investment to rebuild and modernize our public health system" is required.
October 26, 2010
The New York Department of Health (DOH) and the public-private partnership New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) on Tuesday submitted a plan to ONC outlining a proposal to spend $129 million in state and federal funds to build and implement a statewide medical records network.
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.
October 08, 2010
New York-based Empire BlueCross has launched an online store for Medicare Advantage insurance plans as it looks to cater to Baby Boomers who are more comfortable using online resources to make buying decisions.
September 28, 2010
With its acquisition of Ronkonkoma, N.Y.-based Quantum Medical Imaging, a privately-held manufacturer of X-ray systems used by hospitals, imaging centers and health clinics, Carestream Health has bolstered itself with a substantial portfolio of conventional and digital X-ray technologies, and better-positioned itself to penetrate the small and mid-sized hospital market.