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2014-09-11 08:26:08

John Blair, MD, joins other industry leaders to discuss future of health information exchange at National Health Policy Forum FISHKILL, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The seamless and secure exchange of health information becomes increasingly crucial as health care moves away from volume-based payment. In fact, it is the foundation of that transformation. That will be part of MedAllies CEO A. John Blair III, MD's message Friday, Sept. 12, when he participates in a National...

2014-09-10 23:11:29

Versio Celebrates National Health IT Week by providing a complimentary webinar for EHR consultants and industry service providers. The webinar was designed to bring together a group of consultants to talk about their experiences with various EHR implementations, why their clients should move their legacy patient data, and what happens when they don’t. Renton, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient...

2014-09-09 08:27:23

PHILADELPHIA, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Leveraging Evidence Across the Care Continuum" co-chaired by David Bates, MD, MSc, and Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD The third annual Healthcare Leadership Forum [http://www.healthcareleadershipforum.net ], hosted by Clinical Innovation + Technology magazine and sponsored by Elsevier Clinical Solutions [http://www.clinicaldecisionsupport.com ] has expanded its mission this year to include...

2014-09-05 12:25:18

PwC bid proposes an IT transformation to help improve quality and efficiency of healthcare for U.S. military families and veterans WASHINGTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced its intent to pursue the Department of Defense (D0D) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract. The DHMSM program would replace and modernize the Military Health System (MHS) which currently supports more than 9.7 million beneficiaries,...

2014-08-28 23:03:11

Data from the American Hospital Association’s 2013 Annual Survey IT Supplement shows that while most hospitals utilize a basic electronic health record (EHR) system, more advanced use of health care information technology is still a challenge. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Data from the American Hospital Association’s 2013 Annual Survey IT Supplement shows that while most hospitals utilize a basic electronic health record (EHR) system, more advanced use of health care...

2014-08-27 23:12:59

To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Versio by ScribeRight (known as Versio) and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week , September 15-19, 2013. Renton WA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between...

2014-08-26 23:09:50

WEDI releases HPID survey for providers, health plans, self-insured plans, vendors and clearinghouses to submit responses to before Sept. 5. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of a survey to gather industry information relative to the potential use of the unique Health Plan Identifier...

2014-08-19 12:28:42

Innovation Cohort Will Focus on Patients' Needs CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIA - a provider-led accelerator that puts the power of networks to task on the biggest problems in healthcare ­- announces Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health system in Northern California, as the most recent addition to the AVIA Innovator Network. Sutter Health will participate in AVIA's inaugural cohort focused helping patients navigate the healthcare system and enable continuity of care...

2014-08-19 08:30:57

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Kalorama Information, electronic medical records (EMR) is the crucial component needed to make Big Data in healthcare a reality, and this a factor that will drive system sales. As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. government dedicated $20.6 billion to electronic medical record (EMR) projects and penalties will start applying soon for use of paper records....

2014-08-12 23:02:12

Transparency Market Research Report added "Health Informatics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Share, Drivers, Restraints, Growth And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/health-informatics-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Health informatics is defined as the knowledge, skills, and tools that enable the information to be collected, managed, used and shared for supporting the delivery of...


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