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By Healthcare IT News 09:09 am October 02, 2014
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have already issued recommendations to U.S. hospitals that patients presenting with what appears to be Ebola should be placed in isolation to prevent the spread of the disease. Dallas health officials say the man who is the first confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the country had...
By Healthcare IT News 11:43 am May 21, 2014
InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected care, announced that St. Joseph Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system serving patients in California, Texas and New Mexico, has selected InterSystems HealthShare as its health informatics platform. SJH is relying on HealthShare to engage and connect its provider and patient...
By Healthcare IT News 11:37 am May 21, 2014
Former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle and Trent Lott, and former senior Senate Finance Committee member Senator John Breaux, along with leading experts on telemedicine, today released new research showing that the use of connected care technologies for chronic disease management can result in high-quality, lower-cost care.
By Healthcare IT News 09:20 am April 30, 2014
The North Carolina Health Information Exchange has upgraded its NC DIRECT functionality in order to enable participants to securely communicate with a larger number of healthcare providers state- and nationwide who are part of the national DirectTrust Transitional Trust Community Bundle.
By Healthcare IT News 01:05 pm April 10, 2014
New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary E. O'Dowd announced today the launch of the New Jersey Health Information Network, a statewide health information exchange that allows providers, hospitals and other health care stakeholders to share patient information securely and in real-time.
By Healthcare IT News 01:00 pm April 10, 2014
In partnership with the New York State Department of Health, HEALTHeLINK, Western New York’s clinical information exchange, launched an automated syndromic surveillance reporting service for its hospital partners
By Healthcare IT News 10:16 am April 03, 2014
Emory Healthcare and Grady Health System join Georgia's Department of Public Health and the state's Medicaid program in connecting to the Georgia Health Information Network, the statewide health information exchange network that electronically connects Georgia hospitals, physicians and clinicians to safely and securely exchange patient health...
By Healthcare IT News 10:09 am April 03, 2014
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, and a provider of healthcare information systems and connectivity solutions, on April 1 issued a statement following the Senate vote to patch the Sustainable Growth Rate and delay ICD-10 for another year to October 2015.
By Healthcare IT News 02:53 pm March 28, 2014
Thorek Memorial Hospital in Chicago has integrated Carestream’s Vue for Cardiology PACS and Vue for Radiology PACS with Carestream’s Vue for Vendor Neutral Archive solution. The hospital also implemented Carestream’s zero footprint Vue Motion enterprise image viewer that allows physicians to access imaging studies and reports from any location...
By Healthcare IT News 09:44 am March 14, 2014
Winners of the Venture+ Forum and Startup Showcase, two unique events for emerging, innovative companies at the HIMSS14 annual conference, have been announced. The Venture+ Forum, a pitch contest featuring early stage healthcare IT companies, named ActualMeds, a provider of web-based and mobile solutions to enable team-based medication management...

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