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By Patty Enrado 12:00 am May 28, 2004
IT vendors, fresh from the National Managed Health Care Congress, are focusing on providing greater integration and added functionality to their managed care products this year....
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am May 28, 2004
HealthGate Data and Physician Direct ePPO have teamed up to offer financial incentives to both providers and patients by having them use HealthGate Data's Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) Clinical Guidel...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 28, 2004
Premera Blue Cross, one of 41 independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans is rolling out the SumTotal Enterprise Suite as its strategic platform for learning management and learning content managemen...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 28, 2004
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the largest health insurance plan in the state, has purchased IBM's storage virtualization software to help manage what the payer describes as an immense number of h...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 28, 2004
Capital Health Plan has unveiled a program to give its members Internet access to their medical records, a move CHP officials say will allow patients to become better informed about diagnosis and trea...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 27, 2004
When Dr. David Schall went shopping a few years ago for the right electronic medical record system for his six-site primary care practice in southern Maine, he was taken aback by how complex and how e...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 27, 2004
What could be better than free software? In recent months WellPoint Health Networks and its subsidiary Blue Cross Blue Shield of California have launched programs aimed at getting their network of doc...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 27, 2004
Doctors at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, an occupational healthcare practice in Chicago, have decided to leave their datamanagement, record-keeping and billing to CompassCare, a Chicago-bas...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 27, 2004
Doctors with privileges at McKenna Memorial Hospital here now have access to diagnostic images and reports and patient exam status online anywhere, anytime — from their offices or their homes or any...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 27, 2004
A month after the full rollout of an integrated electronic records and order entry system, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare is reporting dramatic results and planning to expand its digital reach....