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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 17, 2004
An international standards consortium is seeking to play a bigger role in sorting out the increasingly large number of healthcare IT standards, particularly on the international stage.OASIS, the Organ...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 16, 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 al...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am August 16, 2004
As Picis CEO and President Todd Cozzens sees it, his company's recent acquisition of Ibex, puts the new entity in just the right position for retooling information systems in the most critical departm...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am August 16, 2004
The American Academy of Family Physicians is about to give its members help in finding the right technology for their practices. In the process, it may boost adoption of electronic medical records amo...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 16, 2004
A quality improvement organization and physician organization are rolling out a two-year study to find ways to promote the adoption of electronic health records and other information technology in phy...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 12, 2004
Three healthcare organizations in central Massachusetts with a long history of cooperation are working to share important clinical information.The effort includes Fallon Clinic,...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 12, 2004
In its new 12-bed facility, Hospice of Lake & Sumter wanted to bring computing capabilities to its patients. To do so, it had to design the solution itself.The end product, call...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 12, 2004
A rarity only five years ago, picture archiving and communications systems, or PACS, are now widely implemented in larger hospitals, which now are facing integration concerns in using the technology....
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 12, 2004
Hospitals are beginning to test the waters to determine how radio frequency identification devices can help them operate their facilities more efficiently.Two recently announced...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am August 12, 2004
Industry group to developRFID for patient safetyThe Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology has formed an industry liaison program to conduct research on how radio frequency ident...