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2014-10-31 08:21:33

Proposal would create a single, secure interoperable system to serve the military and their families WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today submitted its bid for the Department of Defense (DoD) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record (EHR) contract. The proposal, called the Defense Operational Readiness Health System (DORHS), would help modernize the military health system by enabling doctors and healthcare professionals inside and outside...

2014-10-30 23:16:30

The agreement permits DermatologistOnCall to provide convenient, quality and affordable dermatology care to Highmark Members. The teledermatology service is available 24/7 and provides a diagnosis and treatment plan within three business days. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Iagnosis®, the parent company of DermatologistOnCall® and a national leader in online skin care technology, announced that beginning January 1, 2015 web-based visits will be a covered benefit to...

2014-10-30 23:09:51

Novel Integrated Telemedicine and Teleradiology Solution Will Streamline Patient Care and Drive Healthcare Costs Down Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 USARAD Holdings Inc., a leading US Joint Commission Accredited teleradiology and specialty telemedicine solutions provider, including SecondOpinions.com®, announced today that in addition to its existing teleradiology services at Mission Bend ER, it is now adding multispecialty second opinion and expert telemedicine...

2014-10-30 23:08:38

ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, provides a best-in-class release of information solution for healthcare providers looking to facilitate the electronic transfer of health information. In business since 2012, the cloud-based solution has expanded into 25 states and received more than 30,000 records requests from insurance companies, patients, and other healthcare providers. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ChartRequest, formally 5 O’Clock Records, is refocusing efforts on...

2014-10-30 23:06:26

Anesthesiologist and Senior Healthcare Information Technology Executive to Lead Connance’s Population Health and Patient Relationship Management Efforts Waltham, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Connance, Inc. (http://www.connance.com), healthcare’s premier source of predictive analytic technology solutions that optimize financial and clinical workflows, today announced that Randy K. Hawkins, M.D. has joined the company as its Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Hawkins will be...

2014-10-30 08:35:45

Frost & Sullivan: Enabling speedy and precise information retrieval is a priority for EHR vendors MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronic health records uptake in the U.S. has accelerated dramatically as a result of government initiatives and the considerable resources - both capital and time - healthcare providers have invested over the past five years. Electronic health records have become the heart of health IT, and U.S. clinicians use them on a daily basis. Logo -...

2014-10-29 23:15:18

Physicians expressed their opinions about ICD-10 impact and how health information professionals can help. Chicago (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 New research released by the CAREinnoLab titled “Physicians' Outlook on the ICD-10-CM/PCS System and its Effect on Their Practice” has revealed that when it comes to the ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2015 physicians are most concerned with the level of clinical documentation needed and the potential impact on insurance reimbursements....

2014-10-29 23:11:49

Sargas Pharmaceutical Adherence and Compliance (SPAC) International launches I Phone and Android applications for cancer patients and caregivers to exchange their health information via the cloud applications and portals developed for their physicians and pharmacies. SPAC is offering a special promotion for California medical oncologists through their state society membership of ANCO and MOASC said Git Patel CEO of Sargas. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The nation’s...

2014-10-29 23:11:28

Partnership with Data Innovations gives critical access and community hospitals enhanced functionality to run their laboratories more effectively and efficiently. Kennesaw, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 RazorInsights, a leading provider of health IT solutions for rural, critical access and community hospitals, announced today a partnership with Data Innovations, the world’s largest laboratory middleware company and its Instrument Manager software solution. The partnership offers...

2014-10-29 08:33:34

Cardinal Health Foundation Calls for Applicants to E3 Grant Program DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation is currently accepting applications for grant funding from U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican hospitals, health systems, community health clinics and other non-profit health care institutions to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care. Cardinal Health Foundation E3 Grant Program applicants are encouraged to submit...


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