Clinical Decision Support (CDS)

By Bernie Monegain 02:34 pm September 29, 2014
Nuance Communications has shared 3 billion medical images through its cloud-based PowerShare Network, a feat company executives hail as "an industry-first milestone."
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By Mike Miliard 10:54 am September 25, 2014
Most accountable care organizations have health information technology in place to improve quality and lower costs, but many say difficulties with data exchange are keeping them from reaching their potential.
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am September 25, 2014
Cerner will get a little help from its prestigious client, Intermountain Healthcare, when it prepares its bid for the Department of Defense EHR contract, which could be valued at up to $11 billion, according to the government.
By Neil Versel 02:49 pm August 27, 2014
Want to see how health IT causes harm?
By Neil Versel 02:47 pm August 27, 2014
One reason health IT appears to be falling short on its promise of improving patient safety is that it's difficult to translate clinical guidelines into electronic form for use in clinical decision support systems.
By Neil Versel 02:46 pm August 27, 2014
A July report from Frost & Sullivan predicted that hospital-based secure mobile communications could be a $240 million market in the U.S. by 2020.
Doctor and patient
By Neil Versel 10:19 am August 22, 2014
Stage 2 of meaningful use requires at least 5 percent of a given provider's patients to be engaged in their own care either through an online portal or an electronic personal health record. The threshold seems low, but it is the first time that achieving meaningful use is dependent on patient behavior.
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By Mike Miliard 10:30 am August 05, 2014
Healthcare technology is hot stuff, with startups and investors from Silicon Valley to the Charles River chasing after the next paradigm-shifting blockbuster innovation. Each passing quarter sees an ever-increasing tally of eager rounds of funding. But what will be the lasting impact of some of these products?
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By Eric Wicklund 10:49 am August 04, 2014
In a move that's being lauded by mobile health innovators, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released dozens of mHealth medical devices from the requirements of added regulation.
By Mike Miliard 10:04 am July 08, 2014
The EHR Innovations for Improving Hypertension Challenge, launched this week by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, plans to help prevent a million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.

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