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By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 09, 2004
California isn't the only state to seek IT solutions to solve a severe nursing shortage. While Wyoming might not share much in common with the Golden State, government officials believe the answer to...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Timothy R. Zoph is vice president of information services and chief information officer at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He is being honored at the 2004 HIMSS conference with the John...
By Pete Palmer 12:00 am June 09, 2004
In November 2001 the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) issued the report that outlined the vision for a National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII), which put into motion...
By Neil Rouda 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Steve Lieber, President/CEO of HIMSS, is a soft-spoken man from a small town in Arkansas, and I'm a boisterous guy, with a big booming voice, from the suburbs of New York. So wh...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Although this is our third issue of Healthcare IT News, we view this month's newspaper as our true debut. Not only has our circulation list more than doubled, but we're also arriving in Orlando at our...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
A new Medicare demonstration project designed to reward hospitals for how their quality of care compares with other facilities will highlight the importance of information technology....
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 09, 2004
While many hospitals continue to rely on paper records as their IT teams explore the complexities of going electronic, Cincinnati Children's Medical Center already has made the switch....
By Diane Dannenfeldt 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Baylor Health Care System has set a seven-year timeline to complete its $119 million enterprise-wide clinical information initiative, which will result in a comprehensive electronic medical record tha...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Reaping the benefits of bar-coded medication will be a long, complex and costly process for American healthcare organizations.Even as the Food and Drug Administration is expecte...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Although the Bush administration is dangling the prospect of $100 million in future grants before the eyes of providers, the real interest among hospitals and healthcare systems remains in a $50 milli...