Healthcare IT News
By Healthcare IT News 11:12 am November 08, 2012
Alabama Partnership for TeleHealth, Inc & Connecting ALABAMA, partnered for a successful first annual Connecting Alabama: Broadband & TeleHealth Summit with over 200 attendees. The Summit was Alabama’s first conference designed to bring together individuals and organizations interested in advancing broadband and telehealth services...
Verizon Releases Industry-by-Industry Snapshots of Cybercrime, Based on the Data Breach Investigations Report Series
By Healthcare IT News 12:37 pm October 29, 2012
Verizon on Wednesday (Oct. 24) released a series of industry-by-industry snapshots of cybercrime, based on the "Verizon 2012 and 2011 Data Breach Investigations Reports." The snapshots, aimed at helping organizations better understand the anatomy of a data breach and how to best provide protection, offer an in-depth view of the financial services...
Innovation in Open Source EHRs and Health IT to be Focus at 1st Annual Open Source EHR Summit and Workshop
By Healthcare IT News 11:10 am October 22, 2012
The Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in electronic health record software, kicked off its First Annual Open Source EHR Summit & Workshop. The event is the culmination of a year of growth for OSEHRA, which was launched as a result of an agreement between the...
By Healthcare IT News 10:32 am October 10, 2012
Summit Security Group, LLC and OCHIN, Inc. have signed an exclusive partnership to support OCHIN members' compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
Hospitals to project opportunities and financial risks of reform using new Premier healthcare alliance app
By Healthcare IT News 10:23 am August 09, 2012
A new Premier healthcare alliance app accessible in the PremierConnect™ integrated performance platform provides hospital-specific estimates of the impact of health reform on their organizations.
By Healthcare IT News 11:07 am July 26, 2012
GE Healthcare Performance Solutions, a unit of GE Healthcare, and Ogden Regional Medical Center, a 239-bed Level II trauma and certified stroke center in the Salt Lake City area, today announced the successful results of a perioperative services improvement program, implemented to improve surgical capacity at Ogden Regional.
CONMED Corporation and Exactech to partner in North America on comprehensive medical education programs to treat the continuum of shoulder and knee repair
By Healthcare IT News 12:26 pm July 20, 2012
Exactech, Inc., a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for total joint replacement, and CONMED Corporation, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of surgical instruments and devices, announced today their plans to co-develop a series of medical education programs designed to advance the standard of care for...
By Healthcare IT News 10:29 am July 20, 2012
The National Health Index (NHI) and National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) collaborated to win the Sanofi US 2012 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge.
By Healthcare IT News 12:09 pm July 19, 2012
As part of the continuing effort to provide world-class health care closer to where more Veterans live, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs today announced plans to open 13 new community-based outpatient clinics in nine states.