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2014-07-29 23:08:30

Noted Physician, Author, Researcher To Share Insights About Health IT and Patient Safety Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation’s Lucian Leape Institute has announced the agenda for its 7th Annual Forum & Gala, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. The afternoon forum will feature an interactive program with Institute members discussing their recent work. During the evening gala, Robert M. Wachter, MD,...

2014-07-28 23:02:12

Issue Brief from WEDI’s HPID Workgroup simplifies definitions and usage of terms according to the HPID Final Rule. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 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 today its Health Plan Identifier (HPID) Workgroup has developed an issue brief titled, “What is the Difference Between a Health Plan and Payer?” The...

2014-07-25 23:08:35

NaphCare, Inc., a leading provider of proactive correctional healthcare and innovative, corrections-based technology solutions, announced the appointment of Dr. Sylvie Stacy as its new Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management. BIRMINGHAM, AL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 As Corporate Medical Director of Utilization Management, Dr. Stacy will be responsible for leadership and oversight of clinical aspects of healthcare operations, utilization management, and improving processes and...

2014-07-24 12:27:28

National connectivity enables seamless and secure Interstate record-sharing ATLANTA, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), the statewide health information exchange network that electronically connects Georgia hospitals, physicians and clinicians to safely and securely exchange patient health information, today announced its "go live" status with the eHealth Exchange (formerly known as the Nationwide Health Information Network). The national...

2014-07-24 08:34:42

Places in top five for 13 performance categories in national survey of more than 18,000 physicians across 25 specialties AUSTIN, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs) and practice management (PM) solutions, is ranked fifth overall in the Medscape EHR Report 2014 and in the top five in 13 other categories, the company announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/MM80554LOGO The report, released earlier this month, is...

2014-07-23 23:30:55

Health Informatics is an industry with tremendous growth area due to requirements and changes in the Affordable Care Act, as well as American Recovery and Reinvestment Act digital records requirements. Employers will need experts to fulfill job positions in this lucrative industry. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Dr. Steven Gerst, innovator and educator in the field of Health Informatics, admits that he originally got into the field of Health Informatics for the job...

2014-07-23 23:18:23

For 2014, thirty percent of Most Wired Advanced Hospitals and over thirty-one percent of California’s Most Wired Hospitals benefit from software solutions from HealthLine Systems, Inc. San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Hospitals & Health Networks’ 16th annual Most Wired survey was conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks in partnership with the American Hospital Association, AT&T, CareTech Solutions, The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives,...

2014-07-23 23:16:11

New company offers a broader scope of EHR and revenue cycle management products and services. Valdosta, GA, and Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Azalea Health (http://www.AzaleaHealth.com), a provider of cloud-based healthcare solutions and services, announced today an agreement to merge with simplifyMD, a complete electronic health records (EHR) provider. The merger positions the two privately held companies to become a leading provider of a fully integrated, cloud-based healthcare...

2014-07-22 16:27:36

EDMONTON, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Edmonton-based Clinisys EMR Inc., a company providing health informatics solutions, today announced its entry into the Ontario and British Columbia markets. Alongside this market expansion, the company also announced a range of its new cloud-based solutions including EMR for Allied Health & Speciality; CliniBill - a stand-alone billing solution; and Patient Portal platform. Clinisys released its first intelligent-platform EMR product in the...

2014-07-22 08:30:44

Health information technology providers must develop dynamic and easy-to-install information systems to dispel client concerns about interoperability and compatibility LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to contain hospital operational costs, improve workflow efficiency, and to provide better access to healthcare, has led to the integration of healthcare services. In turn, integrated systems have supported the development of innovative and patient-centric delivery models...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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