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By Connie Berg 12:00 am May 09, 2004
I am relieved to read that Cincinnati hospitals are moving towards acquiring information technology that can help them to avoid medical errors and enhance patient safety....
By Bruce Bunschoten 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has taken the unusual step of seeking input from healthcare providers as it prepares to offer an Internet-based evaluation tool to help the plan's 2.4 million e...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Computerized provider order entry produced some significant numbers for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in 2003, including a 50 percent reduction in harmful medication errors compared with the previ...
By Bruce Bunschoten 12:00 am May 09, 2004
The nation's healthcare providers are coding more complications and comorbidities for their Medicare patients, and reaping tens of millions of dollars in additional reimbursement....
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 09, 2004
While supercomputers at hospitals and other healthcare facilities are still uncommon, more and more hospital CIOs, doctors and researchers around the country are eyeing the possibility of adding compu...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Sharp HealthCare plans to hone its ability to analyze care and clinical outcomes with artificial intelligence.The San Diego integrated delivery network - with four acute-care ho...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Healthcare organizations have yet to embrace document capture, but growth is around the corner as providers make more use of the developing technology.Document capture transform...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Patient Safety Institute backs Continuity of Care RecordThe Patient Safety Institute has joined the ranks of organizations supporting the push to crea...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Efforts by Sun Health Corp. to implement a care management application in acute-care settings also will pay dividends for caregivers out in the community.That's particularly imp...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions is broadening the availability of its e-prescribing application for physicians.Allscripts partnered with Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Wash., in deve...