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By Patty Enrado 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Direct payer-to-provider connectivity is on the rise among even smaller providers, but analysts say that clearinghouses will not be going away anytime soon.The latest example of...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Kaiser Hawaii readies to go paperlessKaiser Permanente expects its outpatient clinics in Hawaii will save the HMO $10 million by switching to electron...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Experience with the Department of Defense, Veterans Administration and other government agencies is suddenly paying off for healthcare IT firms.In recent months, vendors have di...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Senior technologist Ken Knotts admits that as far as vertical markets go, healthcare wasn't at the top of ClearCube's list when the company began marketing its desktop blade technology in 2000....
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Richard Fiddleman of Mitretek Systems is astounded that the nation's medical device recall and alert system has been ignored by policy-makers and healthcare IT vendors alike.Two...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Lawson officials say they don't differentiate themselves from the competition on features and functionality, but instead on outcomes and customer satisfaction. To back up that claim, the St. Paul, Min...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Emergisoft's CEO and chairman Ash R. Huzenlaub says moving from a public to private company will help return its focus on products and customers. "It's better to be a good priva...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Consulting firm partners with software makersHealthcare consulting firm Beacon Partners, based in Norwood, Mass., has teamed up with two other Massachusetts...
By John Andrews 12:00 am May 09, 2004
When it comes to mobile clinical and knowledge management systems, vendors and users say the true value is in retrieving reliable information quickly - whether from the patient'...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am May 09, 2004
Across all industries, the use of data storage has grown from 50 percent to 100 percent. For every dollar an organization spends on hardware storage, it spends three to fo...