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By Obi Igbokwe 12:00 am August 18, 2004
A reputable healthcare IT magazine recently released a list of the 100 leading healthcare IT companies by revenue. A detailed look at the list would show that the Atlanta metro area of Georgia was hom...
By Neil Rouda 12:00 am August 18, 2004
It was a watershed moment for healthcare IT. The announcements on July 21 were the perfect storm – everything was lined up for maximum impact. It was the biggest day on the news wires since the...
By Jon Ramsey 12:00 am August 18, 2004
Why weren't our patches in place? It's a question that's been asked by many board members in the wake of the devastation wreaked by the Sasser Worm. And there's not an easy...
By John Andrews 12:00 am August 18, 2004
At first glance, the formula for quantifying a return on investment for electronic medical records looks like an Albert Einstein equation: ROI = TCO. But quantifying the total cost of ownership for EM...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 18, 2004
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By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am August 18, 2004
By Jack beaudoin, EditorANN ARBOR, MI – Despite a recent announcement that supporters of the Continuity of Care Record would "harmonize" their efforts with that of Health Level Seven's Electroni...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am August 18, 2004
A Continuity of Care implementation guide is slated for a vote during September.The ASTM panel charged with developing guidelines for a continuity of care record decided the imp...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 18, 2004
With the deadline approaching for a state law requiring seismic retrofitting in California hospitals, facilities are expecting aftershocks that could affect healthcare IT implementations....
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 17, 2004
A new organization, with several industry heavyweights participating, is hoping to provide information and support to boost the cause of electronic prescribing.Café Rx also hopes to become the voice...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 17, 2004
Telecommunication expenses are difficult to manage and represent a significant area in which healthcare organizations to achieve savings on business operations, but few companies use automation to man...