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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Recent reports on quality and disparities in the use of healthcare services nationwide show the need for more effective use of information technology.The reports, issued in late...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Report predicts IT outsourcing to riseHealthcare organizations will spend more than $5.2 billion on IT outsourcing in 2006, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan of Palo Alto, Calif....
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
The SAGE project is closing in on a universal framework for encoding clinical information and decision support so they can be based on standards and shared among healthcare organizations....
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
A broad-based coalition of healthcare organizations will begin work this year on standardizing technologies that will enable healthcare providers to share patient health information....
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...