Women In Health IT

By Diana Manos 10:32 am October 29, 2010
Anthem Blue Cross has announced the launch of a new website in California designed to provide reliable, up-to-the-minute information to women about health issues specific to them.
By Bernie Monegain 10:02 am October 22, 2010
Aided by its electronic health record system, Kaiser Permanente of Georgia has the highest breast cancer-screening rate for eligible women ages 42 to 69 among the health plans reporting to the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA).
By Bernie Monegain 10:09 am August 20, 2010
Physicians who use an automated, electronic medical record tracking system to follow up on patients with an abnormal Pap test could increase the number of women who achieve diagnostic resolution and do so in less time than using traditional methods, according to new research.
By Molly Merrill 09:29 am July 01, 2010
Recent surveys show patients want to be able to e-mail their doctors, but this type of communication is largely "still in the waiting room," even when the technology to make it happen exists.
By Bernie Monegain 09:03 am July 01, 2010
The Certification Commission has selected two new, all-volunteer panels to develop criteria for electronic health records (EHRs) in women's health and in oncology, the latest domains to be added to CCHIT's independently-developed certification programs.

By Bernie Monegain 10:16 am June 18, 2010
The Certification Commission has selected two new, all-volunteer panels to develop criteria for electronic health records in women's health and in oncology, the latest domains to be added to CCHIT's certification programs.
By Molly Merrill 03:47 pm June 04, 2010
How childbearing women are using social media is one of the topics that will be touched on in a breakout session at Health 2.0, which kicks off today in the nation's capital.
By Molly Merrill 03:47 pm February 24, 2010
Several major health insurers are part of a coalition that is promoting texting as a way to keep expectant women, new moms and their babies healthy.
By Diana Manos 09:04 am December 23, 2009
Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas has added positron emission mammography (PEM) to its arsenal of imaging available to treat breast cancer.
By Bernie Monegain 04:42 am December 02, 2009
The Radiological Society of North America is slated to weigh in on the mammography controversy with a panel discussion featuring experts opposed to proposed new guidelines at the 44,000-member organization's annual meeting in Chicago.