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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 21, 2004
Even as David Brailer, MD, the new National Health Information Technology Coordinator, and his staff are working on a number of current tasks, compiling a credible budget for the government's 2007 fis...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 21, 2004
A recent survey found Indianapolis lacking in providing top-notch patient care. But, healthcare providers who practice in this city are already working to make sweeping changes, and they are looking t...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 18, 2004
IF YOU ARE LIKE most IT organizations, a lot of your time and energy in recent months has been focused on HIPAA compliance. Now it's time to ask, "What's next?...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 17, 2004
U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) announced Thursday the formation of a new Congressional caucus that will focus attention on deploying healthcare information technology in hospitals, physician practic...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 16, 2004
Doctors in Georgia and Iowa have been giving their patients a different kind of prescription – one that has them logging in online rather than rushing off to the nearest pharmacy....
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 16, 2004
Doctors across the country face a July 1 deadline for compliance with federal requirements to submit their Medicare bills electronically or face two-week payment delays. Claims...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 16, 2004
European panel develops action plan for E-Health The European Commission, an organization that studies potential joint initiatives for countries in Europe,...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 16, 2004
As more healthcare organizations depend on email to communicate sensitive information internally and externally, they're also looking for ways to bulk up its security while maintaining its ease of use...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 16, 2004
With a successful ballot on trial standards for electronic health records behind it, Health Level Seven now will work next on the laborious task of agreeing on data content and data definitions....
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 16, 2004
WellPoint and Microsoft have chosen Chicago, Ill.-based AllScripts Healthcare Solutions to help implement WellPoint's e-prescribing program, part of the company's $40 million technology initiative....