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September 28, 2010
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, a 431-bed facility in Syracuse, N.Y., is poised to roll out digital vital signs technology to the bedside. The system moves data directly to the patient’s electronic health record.
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September 23, 2010
A recent survey finds physicians are not well-informed about financial penalties for complying with meaningful use - and that they may have little effect on the decision to implement an EMR.
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September 16, 2010
GE Healthcare's Smart Patient Room pilot at Bassett Medical Center has been approved by the site's Institutional Review Board to begin data collection. The technology, installed as part of GE's healthymagination initiative, aims to help providers reduce patient safety risks and improve outcomes.
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September 08, 2010
Staff at Open Door Family Medical Center in Ossining, N.Y., last month were preparing for a site visit to determine whether they would land a HIMSS Davies Community Health Organization (CHO) award this year.
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September 08, 2010
A new bipartisan bill aims to ensure that multi-campus hospitals that employ and show meaningful use of health IT systems receive incentive payments that reflect the higher costs of implementation.

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September 07, 2010
Carestream Health has bolstered itself with a broad new portfolio of conventional and digital X-ray technologies, thanks to 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.
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August 30, 2010
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, a 431-bed facility in Syracuse, N.Y., on Aug. 27, helped its neighbor Welch Allyn, a global manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment headquartered in Skaneateles Falls, N.Y., unveil what they both billed as a cure for vital sign documentation.
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August 11, 2010
More than 40 healthcare organizations will benefit from more than $1 million in Cardinal Health Foundation awards aimed at boosting care and efficiency.
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August 11, 2010
Asserting itself in a market that's become more and more crucial for healthcare, IBM is making a play in the area of data capture with its announcement Tuesday that it will acquire Datacap Inc., a privately-held company based in Tarrytown, NY.
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August 10, 2010
The electronic prescribing rate in upstate New York increased from 12 percent in 2009 to 17 percent in the first quarter of 2010, representing 3.6 million new and renewed prescriptions on an annual basis, according to a new report. The report suggests that this number will grow significantly as the result of the technology becoming more affordable, due in part to the government's incentives for health IT adoption.
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July 28, 2010
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced Wednesday that 51 primary care practice sites in the Hudson Valley have been recognized as Level 3 patient-centered medical homes - the highest level achievable.
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July 22, 2010
GE Healthcare IT has announced the availability of its meaningful use-ready software release for Centricity Enterprise – the integrated cross-continuum clinical, financial and administrative software solution for hospitals.
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July 21, 2010
For the small practice healthcare provider, selecting an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system can be a daunting task, with more than 300 vendors, complicated pricing, and products that are impossible to evaluate for usability, effectiveness, and implementation times.
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July 20, 2010
A physician from a small general medical practice in Saugerties, N.Y., is set to testify about his use of healthcare IT before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Health Tuesday.
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July 19, 2010
New York State may be in the middle of a budget crisis, not unlike most of the states in the union, but legislators there understand the importance of funding health IT.
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July 15, 2010
The electronic prescribing rate in upstate New York increased from 12 percent in 2009 to 17 percent in the first quarter of 2010, representing 3.6 million new and renewed prescriptions on an annual basis, according to a new report. The report suggests that this number will grow significantly as the result of the technology becoming more affordable, due in part to the government's incentives for health IT adoption.
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July 02, 2010
Avantas is proud to announce a new agreement to provide the healthcare scheduling software, Smart Square, to Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) Medical Center in Plattsburgh, NY.
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June 09, 2010
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York (BCBSWNY) and BlueShield of Northeastern New York (BSNENY) announced Wednesday the initial launch of Online Care NY, a new service which offers on-demand healthcare services to eligible members and employers.

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June 02, 2010
Hudson Health Plan, a Medicaid managed care organization based in Tarrytown, N.Y., is poised to roll out new software that will mine its voluminous stores of patient data to ensure that members who are in need of extra attention are directed to the nurses and case managers they need.
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