September 21, 2012
In August, more than 15,000 jobs were advertised online for healthcare professionals that have experience with electronic medical records in the United States, and the market is growing 31 percent year-over-year, according to market researcher WANTED Analytics.
March 06, 2012
A study published in Health Affairs found that electronic health records don't necessarily lead to reducing health care spending or fewer diagnostic tests.
October 23, 2009
Siemens Healthcare has signed a seven-year, $135 million contract with the University of Pennsylvania Health System to provide integrated service management solutions.
April 17, 2009
Sentillion has unveiled Tap2, a patent-pending, advanced authentication capability designed to give healthcare providers instant access to their primary clinical application with the tap of a passive proximity badge.
October 30, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy's violent winds and torrential flooding hammered the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states Monday night, many hospitals were left to deal with the crippling aftermath.
August 24, 2012
All together now, dear readers – repeat after me: Rock Health. Blueprint Health. Health Box. Have I missed any? Healthcare start up/incubator/accelerator programs – call them what you will – are popping up everywhere these days.
November 18, 2011
Health plan CDPHP is investing another $1M to boost the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery through the adoption of health information technology for eligible network specialists who care for CDPHP members. The initiative builds upon a more than $10 million investment in the interoperability of clinical data in Albany, N.Y.
July 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report has released its list of 118 hospitals that are leaders when it comes to using electronic medical records and providing quality care.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
December 04, 2009
McKesson, based in Atlanta, has unveiled version 12.1 of its Horizon Cardiology cardiovascular information system (CVIS).
August 20, 2009
InterSystems, based in Cambridge, Mass., has announced a number of additions to its CACHE high-performance object database, designed to provide enhanced reporting, Web services security and system management and monitoring.
June 11, 2009
Continuing its high-profile effort to push the adoption of electronic health records among physicians, Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions has announced yet another reseller agreement with a key distributor of IT products to practices.
February 03, 2009
Amid perfect weather but less-than-perfect attendance, the Medical records Institute's Towards the Electronic Patient Record (TEPR+) conference kicked off Monday with the announcement of two annual award winners.
April 28, 2013
This past summer, New York passed a state law that requires electronic prescribing of controlled substances by the end of 2014. By that time, every psychiatrist, dentist, and other care provider must e-prescribe – no scribbled-upon script pads allowed – as part of a larger effort to combat doctor- shopping prescription drug fraud.
April 17, 2013
The Bipartisan Policy Center, Heritage Provider Network and The Advisory Board Company announced Tuesday the launch the Care Transformation Prize Series, a nationwide contest to find ways to more effectively deploy big data in healthcare.