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Issued by Leah Binder, CEO WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leapfrog applauds the Obama Administration for including Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) as part of the final Meaningful Use regulations, published last month in the Federal Register.
New Most Wired Survey Methodology Launched CHICAGO, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospitals understand the importance of health information technology (IT) and the benefits of its widespread adoption, yet as a field still face significant barriers to implementation according to a newly released survey of America's Most Wired hospitals and health systems. This year's survey reveals continued progress for hospitals in patient safety initiatives: Fifty-one percent of medication orders were...
Lack of Testing and Monitoring By Hospitals and Vendors Potentially Jeopardizes Patients -- But Solutions Are Available WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health information technology could inadvertently result in harm to patients without proper monitoring, according to a new report issued today by The Leapfrog Group, an employer-backed health advocacy organization. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090818/LEAPFROGLOGO) (Logo:...
ORLANDO, Fla., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- With healthcare leaders across the country fretting about electronic health records (EHRs) and the rush to qualify for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act incentives, Quammen Healthcare Consultants worked with Faith Regional Health Services to prove that the goal is well within reach.
A New Report from The Leapfrog Group Conference Call for Media June 30th Potential Jeopardy to Patients When Technology is Not Properly Tested and Monitored WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health information technology could inadvertently result in harm to patients without proper monitoring, according to a new report by The Leapfrog Group, an employer-backed health advocacy organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090818/LEAPFROGLOGO) (Logo:...
HATBORO, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Healthcare Informatics Associates (HIA), an InfoLogix, Inc.
BOSTON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Patient Safety Foundation has awarded grants totaling $200,000 to support new research in patient safety.
Using a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system to communicate a doctor's instructions can significantly reduce hospital-wide mortality rates.
NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zanett and St. Vincent Health have been named as a finalist for the Mira Awards Program under the category of Healthcare Information Technology.
BOSTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Although federal lawmakers have committed tens of billions of dollars to incentivize health systems and providers to use electronic information systems to improve patient care, thousands of potentially serious medication errors have been tied to use of computerized ordering of medications. The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has awarded a highly competitive research grant to the Center for Patient Safety Research and Practice at the Brigham and...
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