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2014-09-18 12:30:27

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS will hold its premier education and networking event for health information technology professionals Thursday, Oct.16, 2014 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The conference provides an opportunity for Georgia's healthcare IT professionals to network extensively with their peers and learn how to meet the challenges of the changing healthcare economy. Last year's conference drew 500 attendees...

2014-09-18 12:29:57

PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DICOM Grid, makers of the most comprehensive medical image management and exchange platform, announced today the release of two online learning destinations: "DG Knowledge Hub" and "DG Resource Library". "Sharing is caring...and in healthcare, knowledge sharing is a powerful way to stay informed about the latest trends and advancements," comments Morris Panner, CEO of DICOM Grid. "As part of our mission to spread awareness about the...

2014-09-18 12:29:33

Ten BayCare hospitals join only three others in Tampa Bay in achieving this milestone. CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System's progress in adopting an electronic medical records (EMR) system was recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global organization known for thought leadership on improving health care through information technology (IT). Electronic medical record systems can improve patient care,...

2014-09-17 23:14:06

In honor of National Health IT Week Sept. 15-19, American Sentinel University details some of the must-have skills health IT professionals need for gaining a competitive edge in the current healthcare marketplace. American Sentinel offers specialization in healthcare, giving students a competitive advantage in the clinical IT environment and interested students can learn more about the university’s online informatics and technology programs at...

2014-09-17 23:13:48

Leading life sciences and healthcare technology consultancy, d-Wise, takes an active leadership role in PhUSE Annual Conference on clinical trial data transparency. Morrisville, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 d-Wise, a global technology consulting company focused on the life sciences and healthcare industries, will be leading four different presentations at the PhUSE 10th anniversary conference, which is focused on clinical trial data transparency. This industry-leading conference will be...

2014-09-17 23:11:44

Open Mobile Media: With the closely followed announcements of Apple HealthKit, the Apple Watch and Google Fit, there is no question that wearables will soon be ‘cool’ and will attract more customers, creating a paradigm shift for the healthcare industry for both enterprise lead healthcare and consumer driven care. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Mobile Healthcare (mHealth) Bible: 2015 - 2020 has forecasted mHealth revenue to reach $15 billion in 2015. It could represent up to $290...

2014-09-17 23:03:57

New facility will expand access to health care for patients anywhere St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Mercy “topped out” the world’s first virtual care/telemedicine center this week, hoisting the building’s final beam into place. Sister of Mercy Claudia Ward also blessed the beam before it made its ascent. (Photos and video of the event, including footage from an unmanned camera mounted to the beam, available here: http://bit.ly/MercyVirtual.) “The topping out...

2014-09-17 16:26:36

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite austerity measures, the global orthopedic power tools market will experience moderate growth from $1,406 million in 2013 to $1,674 million by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.5%. While marketing drivers will continue to enhance the existing growth trend in the global computer-assisted devices space, computer-assisted and robotic surgery is expected to remain the reserve of top-tier hospitals, mostly in...

2014-09-17 12:27:18

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTEMR, Inc., ONETOUCH EMR, 2.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). ONETOUCH EMR 2.0 was certified on July 14, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification...

2014-09-17 12:24:25

Leider to discuss company's innovate approach to leveraging mHealth technology and consumerism to encourage healthy behaviors WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that Walgreens' Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Harry L. Leider, will open the 6(th) annual Summit with a keynote address on December 8. The mHealth Summit, the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/ wireless and healthcare delivery, will include...


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