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By Mary Mosquera 11:26 am October 25, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs has laid out a roadmap toward meaningful use certification of its VistA EHR system, with a version that's being updated and improved in the OSEHRA open source community.
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am September 10, 2012
For the first time, the public can vote on their favorite innovation from among the finalists of the HHSinnovates Program, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced this past Friday.
By Erin McCann 10:38 am May 23, 2012
Self-monitoring medical devices utlized by the consumer, rather than those used in a managed telehealth setting, will provide the largest market for wireless health technologies, IMS Research officials say. An estimated 50 million wireless health devices will be distributed for consumer monitoring applications over the next five years.
By Mike Miliard 08:03 am April 27, 2012
eClinicalWorks announced the opening of its new location in Chicago, which officials say will provide a central U.S. presence and help it focus on implementation of its electronic health records in the Midwest. Currently, the company is headquartered in Westborough, Mass., and has additional offices in New York, California and Georgia.
By Mary Mosquera 10:05 am March 27, 2012
A post-Civil War era law took a pivotal role in whether the Supreme Court has the authority to consider the health reform law. The Supreme Court justices listened to arguments March 26 about whether or not they have jurisdiction in the lawsuit brought by 26 states led by Florida against the federal government over the constitutionality of the...
By Mike Miliard 08:01 am March 16, 2012
MED3000's Fire/EMS division, which provides billing services for the ambulance industry, announced a partnership with Medapoint to offer AdvanceDispatch, a Web-based tool that offers EMS departments a means to manage their dispatch and tracking.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am December 20, 2011
Federal spending on healthcare IT will reach $6.5 billion by 2016, according to a new survey from Deltek, Inc. That represents a compound annual growth rate of 7.5 percent -- outpacing forecasted growth of just 1.1 percent for overall federal non-health IT spending for the same period.
By Eric Wicklund 04:11 pm September 30, 2011
Alaska’s telehealth program is marching forward on the back of a device affectionately known as the “turtle.”
By Michael J. Doyle 11:05 am September 29, 2011
The marriage between open source technology and electronic health records is at first blush, greeted by many with skepticism regarding robustness and efficacy. In truth, persistent myths obscure an intriguing reality: Open source EHR systems are not only possible but already in place.
By Bernie Monegain 10:13 am August 19, 2011
Half of the $40 million in grants the government is awarding for efforts to identify and enroll children eligible for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has been earmarked for technology to make enrollment more efficient.

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