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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...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 11, 2004
Trajectory Healthcare's effort to shift disease management programs' frame of reference from linear time to patient time - a concept borrowed from epidemiology - could upset a few applecarts in the wo...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 11, 2004
To expand its client base through direct sales and strategic partnerships, MedCom USA has signed an agreement with Puerto Rico-based Immediata to allow the healthcare transactions provider connectivit...
By Patrick Sullivan 12:00 am June 11, 2004
Seeking to help "broaden the tent," payer-members of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society have begun forming a new special interest group to enhance their participation and to str...
By Jack Beaudoin 12:00 am June 09, 2004
With three of the most influential politicians in the United States calling for improvements to the nation's healthcare IT infrastructure in January, industry insiders believe the time for an electron...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am June 09, 2004
As more than 20,000 healthcare IT professionals gather at the 2004 HIMSS Conference Feb. 22-26, the topic that's likely to get the most talk time is the electronic medical record....
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Wellpoint's initiative to provide its network providers with free information technology - at a retail cost of $40 million - won the insurer a lot of attention. But industry experts say how Wellpoint...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
As California hospitals wrestle with legislation mandating staffing levels for nurses, health executives in other states are watching to see what happens.While the situation in...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
Remaining HIPAA regulations will be getting a slow and careful look from federal rule-makers, who suddenly have a full plate of things to do.Meanwhile, there's no certainty how...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am June 09, 2004
The Military Health System is investing in its future information system needs to the tune of $8 billion over the next 10 years.Some 20 companies will share in the funding, for...