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By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 16, 2004
Darlene Tester has joined Caveo Technology, Minneapolis, Minn., as practice manager for the firm's security and regulatory compliance practice. Indianapolis-based Mezzia Inc. appointed Paul...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 16, 2004
The 125 participants at a daylong forum Tuesday sponsored by the Center for Health Transformation apparently figure they can do President Bush one better.The president has call...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 15, 2004
Brailer responded to questions Monday in an telephone session organized by Healthcare Information Technology Audioconferences.He told participants he was in the midst of gather...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 14, 2004
Although it didn't appear on the official agenda, consumer driven healthcare was the chief topic of conversation at the HIMSS Summer Conference senior executive summit held on Sunday. The conference c...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 14, 2004
Results of a new survey shows that a recent government push for bar codes on medication will move the healthcare industry toward implementation.The Vantage Point survey conducted in May by HIMSS, the...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 14, 2004
To assist healthcare providers and organizations in the process of selecting clinical information systems, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced today the creatio...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 11, 2004
Consumer-directed health plans (CDHPs) have become wildly popular in the last few years with consumers. Now with early adopters having already jumped in, startup and traditional...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 11, 2004
With health benefit manager Benemax now offering online second opinions, will similar Web-based services soon be offered by self-funded employers and traditional health plans?No...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 11, 2004
In the healthcare industry, especially for payers, trying to determine ROI from IT investments is difficult and usually comes in the form of qualitative improvements as opposed to real dollar savings....
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 11, 2004
When Claimsnet.com, provider of an Internet-based ASP system for claims submissions, began selling to the payer marketplace, it found greater success than with its previous target market of small phys...