Chip Means

Chip Means is Manager of Digital Operations at HIMSS Media. Follow Chip on Twitter @chipmedia and Google+.

By Chip Means 12:00 am May 16, 2007
NEW YORK - Things aren't looking any better for the United States healthcare system since the last time it was compared with those of other industrialized nations....
By Chip Means 12:00 am May 09, 2007
A new agreement between IT giants SAP AG and Microsoft Corp. could lead to a groundbreaking integrated platform for healthcare information management, SAP executives said at the SAPPHIRE '07 conference in Atlanta.
By Chip Means 12:00 am May 01, 2007
Regional standards may present a barrier to competition in Europe's electronic health records market, as offshore vendors face challenges in adapting their systems to local requirements.
By Chip Means 12:00 am April 30, 2007
ATLANTA - A new agreement between IT giants SAP AG and Microsoft Corp. could lead to a groundbreaking integrated platform for healthcare information management, SAP executives said last week at...
By Chip Means 12:00 am April 26, 2007
Travelers in Europe may soon be wearing vital medical information around their wrists, as they rely on a new healthcare IT product's automated translation feature.
By Chip Means 12:00 am April 24, 2007
CHICAGO - With revamped facilities, innovative formats and state-of-the-art informatics, the 92nd meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will highlight its theme o...
By Chip Means 12:00 am March 29, 2007
Following a series of tests, a new patient information database has been found capable of storing 100 million individuals' health data and retrieving records in less than one second, poising its vendor for regional health system implementations.
By Chip Means 12:00 am March 22, 2007
As the European healthcare sector sharpens its focus on personalised home care, IT vendors are designing telehealth solutions that aim to improve the interoperability of homecare products and provider systems. Healthcare trade shows and conferences of the past week saw the unveilings of several such products, signaling the growing importance of...
By Chip Means 12:00 am March 15, 2007
MORTSEL, BELGIUM - Citing the high cost of raw materials, Agfa-Gevaert NV has announced it will break into three autonomous companies. As separate entities, Agfa HealthCare, Agfa...
By Chip Means 12:00 am March 14, 2007
WASHINGTON – Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt has put forth a plan to fund local organizations to assess and report on providers’ quality of care performance....

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