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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.
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August 02, 2004
A computer-aided detection (CAD) system can significantly increase the rate of breast cancer detection, according to a study published in the August issue of the journal Radiology....
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September 23, 2013
Authors George T. Hickman, executive vice president and CIO at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., and Detlev Smaltz, a board member of Health Care DataWorks have teamed up for a new fieldbook that suggests some of the best ways to plan for health IT.
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September 23, 2013
OCR Director Leon Rodriguez offered new details on the Omnibus Final Rule as he took the stage at the two-day Healthcare IT News and HIMSSMedia Privacy & Security Forum in Boston.
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September 20, 2013
Football season is now in full swing, and the hits keep coming. Now, more than ever, football is a dangerous game. That’s why the National Football League has finally embraced a full array of health information technology and radiology tools to help diagnose and track the litany of injuries that could afflict even the luckiest guy on the gridiron.
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August 27, 2013
Three years after procuring a $16.1 million HHS grant to bolster local health IT initiatives and diabetic care management, the Western New York Beacon Community has chronicled mixed success -- at least in the quantifiable sense. Anecdotally, however, its success becomes much more striking, officials say.
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August 15, 2013
Leon Rodriguez, director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, is a serious looking guy.
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August 05, 2013
Medicare will levy $227 million in fines against hospitals in every state but one for the second round of the government's campaign to reduce the number of patients readmitted within a month, according to federal records released Friday.
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July 16, 2013
Eighty-three IT teams were in the running to be named a top hospital in the Healthcare IT News 2013 "Where to Work: BEST Hospital IT Departments" program.
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July 15, 2013
Marshfield Clinic will form a new subsidiary, Marshfield Clinic Information Services, effective Oct. 1. The new company will be Marshfield Clinic’s third. Its other two subsidiaries are Security Health Plan and Marshfield Food Safety.
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July 15, 2013
Three years after procuring a $16.1 million HHS grant to bolster local health IT initiatives and diabetic care management, the Western New York Beacon Community has chronicled mixed success – at least in the quantifiable sense. Anecdotally, however, its success becomes much more striking, officials say.
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July 11, 2013
The 15th annual Health Care's Most Wired Survey spotlights the hospitals and healthcare systems that have come furthest so far in implementing health IT and putting it to work transforming care.
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June 25, 2013
The 19-hospital Bon Secours Health System will tap Aetna subsidiary Healthagen for the technology, analytics and care coordination services to facilitate better care for Medicare beneficiaries whose primary physician participates in the Good Help ACO, billed as one of the nation's largest Medicare beneficiary pools.
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June 20, 2013
"It's not the kind of social network where one physician can say to the other, 'Hi, how's the wife and kids?' – although they can do that if they want," says Fred Zolla, chief executive officer of Nanuet, N.Y.-based iMedicor.
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May 20, 2013
When stakeholders, federal officials and proponents of electronic health records first tossed around the idea of providing incentives to help move the giant boulder of progress up the mountain, there were plenty of skeptics. How can you take physicians who are set in their ways – and patients who are used to those ways – and change all the rules? But, change they did, and in just two years since the EHR Incentive Program began, more hospitals and physicians than ever before have gone digital.
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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.
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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.
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April 15, 2013
In the wake of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Reston, Va.-based hCentive is striving to make life easier for states and payers as they set up health insurance exchanges (HIX).
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March 01, 2013
A raft of technologies including broadband, cloud computing, cheaper storage and mobile devices, among others, is driving the transformation. At the same time, market expectations regarding standards of care are changing, as are younger providers' relationship with health-specific IT.
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February 18, 2013
Multiple models of health information exchange are at work, with varying degrees of success. At least one critic calls the nationwide network of HIEs an "unmitigated disaster," while proponents in the trenches say it will take time for the the systems and standards to mature, and also to work through some very complicated issues, policy and governance among them.
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