Starting an accountable care organization, or ACO, doesn't take full-blown electronic health records, nor does it require a lot of initial capital, according to some experts.
All public hospitals in Tasmania now have access to up-to-date patient information with iSOFT's patient management system.
True to the theme of the HIMSS Virtual Conference and Expo, the Deluxe Exhibitors will highlight innovative solutions for health IT adoption and utilization. The focus will be on the human-computer interface, as vendors will showcase products and services that aim to improve accessibility for both providers and patients.
'Rapid learning' systems that use large electronic health record databases can quickly advance the delivery of cancer care and accelerate research, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
The Department of Health and Human Services will share its community and population health data with technology innovators and public health officials in the hope that they will use it to create new applications and tools to improve the health of Americans.
The term may carry with it wispy and ephemeral connotations, but cloud data storage is regulated by the same ironclad security and compliance rules as traditional server storage.
No issue is more important to healthcare providers than data management, according to a new global survey of healthcare executives, conducted by BridgeHead Software, which develops and markets healthcare storage virtualization solutions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has tapped Northrop Grumman to develop a national repository for tracking incentive payments to healthcare providers that CMS will pay for meaningful use of electronic health records starting in 2011.
Concord Hospital, a regional medical center and one of the busiest acute care hospitals in New Hampshire, will roll out a new platform to streamline data integration.
It may seem unlikely today, but within the next 10 years there will be widespread use of electronic health records across the country, the nation's health IT chief predicted Thursday.