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November 02, 2011
Three organizations are receiving grants of up to $1 million apiece to help expand the nation’s network of telehealth resource centers.
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October 31, 2011
The nursing community is embracing mobile health devices and social media tools at a high level, according to a new survey.
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October 24, 2011
Healthcare Information Xchange of New York (HIXNY) announced Friday it has connected its HIE with the cloud-based electronic health record from athenahealth.
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October 19, 2011
The first three quarters of 2011 mergers and acquisitions volume is down 6 percent compared with transactions in 2010, according to a report investment bank Berkery Noyes released Oct. 17. The study also found transaction value increased by 245 percent in 2011 over 2010.
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October 18, 2011
The U.S. healthcare system scored 64 of a possible 100 on key measures of performance, according to the third national scorecard report from the Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System. The report also reveals a poor score on measures of efficiency, showing relatively low use of electronic information systems and high administrative costs.
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October 18, 2011
ImplementHIT announced today an agreement to provide OptimizeHIT, their patent-pending physician and clinician electronic health records (EHR) software training platform, to CapitalCare Medical Group. All 110 providers and hundreds of clinical and support staff at CapitalCare’s 27 sites will use this online learning software platform to enable EHR clinical adoption and meaningful use. ImplementHIT is the developer of sophisticated, customized education products and services that are driving organization-wide EHR adoption.
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October 05, 2011
Verizon and Duke University will jointly develop health information technology initiatives that both partners say will change the way healthcare is delivered.
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October 05, 2011
The New York-based telehealth company announced its launch this morning, with plans to roll out a nationwide network by the end of the year.
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September 30, 2011
Some of the most devastating tornadoes and floods in U.S. history have occurred in just the last two years. IT professionals who survived the storms say their technology held up well. They felt lucky to have paperless systems in place.
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September 30, 2011
Standard & Poor’s announced today that it has commenced Factual Stock Report coverage on Software AG.
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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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September 29, 2011
When it comes to security and credentialing, healthcare is "one of the most heavily-regulated industries," says Tracy Hulver, director of identity marketing in the Security Innovation Group at Verizon Business.
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September 23, 2011
The New York-based provider of remote care and telehealth services will merge with one of the UK's largest telehealth and telecare providers.
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September 23, 2011
American Medical Alert Corp (Nasdaq: AMAC), a leading provider of remote health monitoring and 24/7 communication services that enhances care, accelerates response times, improves operational effectiveness and delivers sustainable patient services, has announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Tunstall Healthcare Group Limited, a leading telehealth and telecare provider. Tunstall will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of AMAC for $8.55 per share in cash without interest, representing a premium of approximately 50% over AMAC’s closing share price on September 22, 2011, plus one Contingent Payment Right (CPR) per share providing a contingent cash payment for the holder of such common share in the event of a sale of AMAC’s interests in the Lifecomm joint venture or prior sale of Tunstall under certain conditions. The transaction is expected to close at the end of the fourth quarter of 2011.
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September 22, 2011
Most health organizations are under-prepared to protect patient privacy and secure personal health information as new uses for digital health data emerge and access to confidential patient information expands, according to a new report from PwC's Health Research Institute.
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September 15, 2011
First- and second-year students at Weill Cornell Medical College are being provided with new iPads, which will be synched with EMRs for training during their clerkships.
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September 15, 2011
GE has launched a new initiative aimed at accelerating cancer innovation and improving care for 10 million patients around the world by 2020. As part of Thursday's announcement, GE is sponsoring a $100 million open innovation challenge to identify and bring to market ideas that advance breast cancer diagnostics.
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September 14, 2011
Armed with grants of almost $1 million, the three new centers, based in Maine, Virginia and Indiana, will join a network of nine other telehealth resource centers across the nation in offering resources and education to telehealth and telemedicine projects and programs.
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September 13, 2011
The 2011 HIMSS Davies Award Winners were announced Tuesday during a conference that was part of National Health Information Technology Week. Officials have also changed the criteria for next year's awards, aligning them with the HIMSS Analytics EMR adoption model.
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September 09, 2011
Verizon, alongside Northrop Grumman and WellPoint subsidiary National Government Services, has helped develop a technology for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that improves detection and prevention of fraud and waste.
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