March 02, 2015
As the news and commentary on hospital-acquired infection swirls following recent superbug fatalities at two academic medical centers, CareFusion is calling attention to its recent success in infection control technology.
February 19, 2015
The Interoperability Showcase is one of the biggest and most buzzworthy facets of the annual HIMSS conference and this year's shindig in Chicago promises to be better than ever.
October 07, 2014
CareFusion, which develops medical devices such as smart pumps and automated medication administration tools, will be acquired by device maker BD for $12.2 billion in cash and stock.
August 25, 2014
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has raised public awareness about the risks of healthcare associated infections, as U.S. healthcare workers in Africa acquired Ebola while working in a healthcare setting. Here in the U.S., data mining technology is a valuable weapon for combating HAIs.
July 29, 2014
Not all medical infrastructure and equipment is created equal, as healthcare providers can attest. This year, after analyzing feedback from thousands of providers, KLAS officials have named the 2014 highest performing vendors across 23 different categories.
June 12, 2014
The use of smart pump technology has been proven to reduce the frequency of errors in the administration of intravenous drugs. But software glitches and other potentially dangerous problems persist.
May 01, 2014
Is it wrong to be skeptical about the integrity of quality measures in meaningful use, particularly in the wake of what one quality-improvement expert called "patient safety's first scandal"?
July 17, 2013
A certification program launched earlier this year at the IHE North American Connectathon, designed to promote security and interoperability among vendors, has certified its first batch of health IT products, officials from IHE and ICSA Labs announced Tuesday.
October 29, 2010
Zynx Health, maker of evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions, announced the kick-off of a pilot program addressing a new focus on healthcare reform and preparing for accountable care organizations (ACOs).
October 06, 2010
Omnicell, which makes automated dispensing systems and other medication management solutions for acute care facilities, has announced its acquisition of Pandora Data Systems, a Scotts Valley, Calif.-based provider of data analysis software for medication diversion detection.