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Military Finds Communication is Key
The Military Health System is about 65% of the way through the implementation of AHLTA, its next-generation clinical information system. One of the lessons learned so far is the value of communication in getting provider--and patient--acceptance of an entirely new way to provide health care. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Hurricanes Expose Data Access Needs
The most urgent health care need among victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita last year was for medication refills or replacements. Recalling lists of medications wasn't easy for many needing medication refills or replacements, but was nearly impossible for the elderly who were evacuated from nursing homes in Louisiana. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Optimism Over EMRs, Health Network
A recent survey conducted by Oracle Corp. found that provider organizations are enthusiastic about adopting electronic medical records and optimistic about the future of a proposed national health information network. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Report Looks at the State of RHIOs
Forrester Research examined the progress of several small regional health information organizations to assess the progress of data exchange networks, which aim to improve care quality, reduce errors and save money. According to the report, the RHIOs they looked at had "wide variability in architecture and governance models." ... Comments (0)
Source: iHealth Beat, US
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Oracle: EHRs gain momentum
The electronic health record may be gaining ground. That’s the conclusion from an Oracle survey of 364 health care providers and their EHR initiatives. The study found that 77 percent of providers plan to implement EHRs, and 85 percent of that group expects to complete deployment within five years. ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Small Hospitals Bond for I.T
When Midwest Health Systems Data Center was formed in 2003, its purpose was to provide I.T. and support services for its members. Since then, the Hays, Kan.-based organization has delivered I.T. purchasing power and support to 26 small rural hospitals--25 in Kansas and one in Nebraska. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

HIMSS 2006 Kickoff - A Journey, Not a Destination
National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. David Brailer on Monday told the press that progress toward the national health information network is not a destination, but a journey. As one considers the 25,000 attendees perusing the 840 exhibiting companies at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference this year - 275 of which are exhibiting at the conference for the first time - one can heartily agree with Brailer's assessment. ... Comments (0)
Source: iHealth Beat, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Sun to Link Healthcare Info
Computer and server maker Sun Microsystems, which has struggled to reverse recent financial losses, said Monday it was selected to help power a Pennsylvania-based healthcare group’s efforts to build a regional health information system. ... Comments (0)
Source: Red Herring, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Health IT awaiting patients
Patients can already use information technology to store and transport their records, find the best doctor and compare costs, but the trick is getting patients and physicians to take part, representatives of the health-insurance industry said Monday at a briefing on Capitol Hill. ... Comments (0)
Source: United Press International, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Small Hospitals Bond for I.T.
When Midwest Health Systems Data Center was formed in 2003, its purpose was to provide I.T. and support services for its members. Since then, the Hays, Kan.-based organization has delivered I.T. purchasing power and support to 26 small rural hospitals--25 in Kansas and one in Nebraska. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Patient safety drives HIT agenda
Patient satisfaction and safety goals are driving the healthcare IT agenda among providers this year and beyond, according to the 17th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey released Monday at the 2006 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Diego. ... Comments (0)
Source: Healthcare IT News, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe



IT used to measure quality of physician's performance
As more health care organisations move to pay physicians based on meeting certain quality standards, IT is playing a bigger role in aggregating the data used to measure care. ... Comments (0)
Source: Computerworld New Zealand, New Zealand
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

HIMSS Survey: Hospitals Up EMR Ante
Eighty-seven percent of surveyed hospitals have an electronic medical records system or plan to purchase one, according to results from the 17th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey, sponsored by ACS Healthcare Solutions of Dallas. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Brailer: Remember Consumers' I.T. Needs
National Health Information Technology Coordinator David Brailer, M.D., praised the health care industry for its rapid movement toward adopting electronic medical records and moving toward a national health information network. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Brailer: State RHIOs crucial to health IT
Dr. David Brailer, national coordinator for health information technology, would like to see regional health information organizations (RHIOs) established in every state. They could help guide development of health IT applications, including electronic health records (EHRs). ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

The dawn of the electronic medication era
All-in-one electronic medication record that would be widely available to physicians and patients took a step closer to becoming reality Monday at the start of the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference. ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Health IT could cut health care costs
San Diego -- Health information technology can help the United States cut costs from “an extraordinarily expensive” health care system that is draining the coffers of large companies such as the automobile manufacturers, Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) said here at a meeting of health care chief information officers. ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Nurse: Has England Gone Mad?
England's effort to implement a nationwide health network is either courageous or completely mad--but either way, it will provide important lessons for other countries that try to create nationwide networks, contends Barbara Shuttle, R.N. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

To Automate, Think Beyond Physicians
When it comes to automating group practices, physicians need to understand that they are not the center of the universe, according Tom Landholt, M.D., head of the Patient Care Family Clinic in Springfield, Mo. "When it comes to the workflow you need to examine when automating, that of physicians is near the bottom rung of importance," Landholdt said during a presentation Feb. 12 at the physician I.T. symposium at the 2006 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition, Feb. 12-16 in San Diego. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

Christiana Hospital Wins Nursing IT Award
Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del., has been named winner of the Nursing Information Technology Innovation Award. Health Data Management magazine developed the award in collaboration with the Maryland Technology Workgroup, a groundbreaking organization studying the use of technology to assist nurses with patient care. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2006 by Obi Igbokwe - View more news posts by Obi Igbokwe

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