Geisinger Health System

By Mike Miliard 10:28 am March 08, 2011
Some of the country's most prominent healthcare systems, including Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and Sisters of Mercy Health System, have joined together to adopt GS1 Standards for their supply chains.
By Mike Miliard 09:24 am February 11, 2011
Precyse Solutions, which specializes in health information management, and M*Modal, which develops speech understanding and natural language processing technologies, have teamed up to help the Geisinger Health System improve clinical documentation and coding accuracy.
By Bernie Monegain 09:17 am February 11, 2011
Clinic is one of 10 groups in Medicare demo project.
By Mary Mosquera 10:15 am November 17, 2010
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has opened the doors to its innovation center, where it plans to test models of coordinated care for patients as well shared payments for healthcare providers in various real-world settings.
By Mary Mosquera 09:40 am July 06, 2010
Even before healthcare providers begin to demonstrate the first set of meaningful use requirements next year, federal health IT policymakers are already working on how high to set the bar for providers to qualify for the next round of financial incentive payments in 2013.
By Molly Merrill 09:46 am May 06, 2010
Most patients who write a blog don’t ever think their doctors will read it, just as doctors don’t ever expect that their patients will read their notes. But what if this changed? Experts think there may be some “unintended consequences.”
By Patty Enrado 12:38 pm April 16, 2010
The Pennsylvania Governor's Office of Health Care Reform released a request for proposal in early April for an IT vendor to build its statewide health information exchange (HIE) and expects to make a selection in the fall.
By Mary Mosquera 09:39 am April 13, 2010
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology has named Karen Bell, MD, a former executive in the Office of the National Coordinator and an expert in improving health quality, as its chair, effective April 26.
By John Andrews 11:38 am March 31, 2010
When it comes to equipping itself for data sharing, the healthcare industry is facing a monumental task ahead. Even those wearing rose-colored glasses admit there is a tremendous amount of hard work ahead to make IT systems interoperable and accommodate electronic health records by October 2013.

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