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By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am November 15, 2004
These may not rival the days of "irrational exuberance" that once whipped up a frenzy on Wall Street, but there are growing signs that investors are looking to healthcare and healthcare IT for stron...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am November 15, 2004
CIO Ed Fisher's plans for deploying PC blades from ClearCube started off modestly enough. With a new PACS system in place, the William W. Backus Hospital needed a platform that could display radiologi...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am November 15, 2004
The Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 and the Data Interchange Standards Association are using an Internet-based approach to field questions and provide answers about implementing standardized...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am November 15, 2004
A newly formed vendor group hopes to speed up the adoption of electronic health records by cooperating on key initiatives. The HIMSS EHR Vendor Association was created when...
By Jackie Kirshman 12:00 am November 12, 2004
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By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am November 12, 2004
Five years ago this month, the Institute of Medicine released its report, "To Err is Human," which estimated that as many as 98,000 people die annually from medical errors. Do you believe sufficient p...
By Jackie Kirshman 12:00 am November 12, 2004
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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am November 11, 2004
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By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am November 11, 2004
Five years ago this month, the Institute of Medicine released its report, "To Err is Human," which estimated that as many as 98,000 people die annually from medical errors. Do you believe sufficient p...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am November 11, 2004
Working to establish the first national database of benefits from clinical information systems (CIS), the HIMSS CIS Benefits Database Task Force has released version 1.0 of its survey of benefit and u...