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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
A heavy rainstorm nearly blew Boone Regional Ear Nose & Throat PLLC out of the water. On a Wednesday night in late November, the building housing the practice was hit by a torrential rainstorm. Water...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
A strategic marketing partnership between two Internet-based medical content companies promises to bring more information to clinicians.NetLearning Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., will...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 09, 2004
The barriers to making the switch to electronic records in the ambulatory care setting continue to shrink, says Mark Leavitt, MD, who last month joined the staff of HIMSS as medical director of its am...
By Diane Dannenfeldt 12:00 am June 09, 2004
A temporary procedural code for billing, developed and released by the American Medical Association, may increase physicians' interest in performing online consultations with patients...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Physicians look to buy IT in 2004Primary care physicians are gradual adopters of IT tools that enhance productivity and clinical decision support, and they plan to fu...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 08, 2004
In an effort to bolster its research and market analysis capacity, HIMSS Analytics – a for-profit subsidiary of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) – has agre...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 07, 2004
On the national stage, experts disagree about what impact consumers will have on healthcare IT implementation. They argue about who will have the most influence in the implementation of information te...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 07, 2004
The National Alliance for Health Information Technology announced today that its directory of healthcare IT standards is available for public use. Johnson & Johnson will underwrite further development...
By John Andrews 12:00 am June 02, 2004
Just as personal digital assistants seem poised to become healthcare's hand-held unit of choice, portable phones are getting a ringing endorsement. Gartner Research projects tha...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 02, 2004
WITH TWO HIGH-PROFILE launches underway and a bevy of new vendors eyeing the healthcare vertical, business activity monitoring (BAM) is primed to be the NBT &n...