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Immersive reality used in stroke physiotherapy
A new computer system is cutting months from the time it takes stroke survivors to recover physical functions. ... Comments (0)
Source: BJHC, UK
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Expert: IBM Genetic Policy Shows Flaws in Medical Records Practices
IBM's new policy barring employment discrimination based on genetic information highlights major shortcomings in the United States medical records system, said a Duke University expert on business and health care. ... Comments (0)
Source: AScribe, US
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Gov't Publishes I.T. Assist Rule
The Centers for Medical and Medicaid Services on Oct. 11 published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to enable provider and payer organizations to assist physicians in adopting health care information technology. ... Comments (0)
Source: Health Data Management, US
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Software agents for public-health research
Anonymisation of patients’ details in medical records often renders them useless for research purposes, according to a recent paper in the Journal of Biomedical Informatics proposing the use of software agents for geographical-data gathering. ... Comments (0)
Source: BJHC, UK
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Portable brain scanner to use Bluetooth
Ambulance crews could soon be equipped with a portable brain scanner that will enable them to assess and even treat stroke patients on the way to hospital. ... Comments (0)
Source: BJHC, UK
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Study: Public support for e-health has strings attached
Although Americans strongly support the idea of a nationwide electronic medical information exchange network, that support hinges on the development of strong privacy policies and the ability to control the use of their records, according to a study released today. ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Regional Health Exchanges Slowly Start to Share Data
Hospitals, physician practices and health insurers are slowly forming regional data exchange networks that the federal government hopes can one day become the backbone of a national health information infrastructure. ... Comments (0)
Source: ComputerWorld, US
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005

Legal ailments surround Dr. Notes
Dr. Dean Banks' clinic recently won a $1.45 million judgment against Dr. Notes, a Boca Raton software company, but, he says, "I don't know if I'll ever see a dime." ... Comments (0)
Source: MSNBC, US
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005

A glimpse of informatics-staff conditions in the NHS
NHS IM&T staff are overworked, undervalued and under constant pressure. They are also the staff group most likely to leave the NHS, according to a study by Loughborough University's Department of Information Sciences. ... Comments (0)
Source: BJHC.co.uk, UK
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005

Simple message launches e-health era
The long march to achieving a nationwide electronic patient record system will begin next month with a humble automated email or fax sent from Tasmania's Launceston General Hospital to a local doctor. ... Comments (0)
Source: Australian IT, Australia
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005

State terminates health IT project
Queensland Health will soon review all its information and communications technology projects in the light of recommendations contained in the Forster report. ... Comments (0)
Source: Australian IT, Australia
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005



CDC shuffles IT responsibilities
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts a massive, agencywide transformation — its first in 25 years — it is also shuffling information technology duties. ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2005

Poll Indicates Strong Support For New Medical Technologies
While few Americans have experienced new medical technologies like electronic medical records and digital imaging equipment in their doctors' office, a new Wall Street Journal Online/Harris Interactive health-care poll shows a large majority are in favor of having their doctors adopt new technologies in their practices. ... Comments (0)
Source: Wall Street Journal , US
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

Datamonitor's eHealth Physician Insight Survey: 2005 Survey Results Overview
Work-related online access and use of online tools is gaining ground amongst physicians. While searching for health information online is an established practice among physicians, pharmaceutical companies must ensure the information they provide is accurate and user-friendly for physicians who have limited time. ... Comments (0)
Source: Pharmaceutical Business Review, UK
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

The eHealth Market in Italy and Spain: Maximizing Consumer Channels of Influence
The Internet is growing in influence as a source of healthcare and treatment information in the European Union (EU). However, compared to several other EU markets, the Internet is not as popular a source of health information among consumers in Italy and Spain. Regional and personal factors prevent users in Italy and Spain from making better use of the Internet-enabled tools available to them. ... Comments (0)
Source: Pharmaceutical Business Review, UK
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

Docs, Students Get Reference Apps
Marlborough, Mass.-based Skyscape Inc. has signed contracts with a dozen nursing schools that will enable more than 475,000 nurses and medical students to use its hand-held reference software. ... Comments (0)
Source: Mobile Health Data, US
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

Smart Phone Receives Monitoring Data
Orlando, Fla.-based Telzuit Medical Technologies Inc. has developed a cardiac monitoring patch that transmits data to a smart phone. The vendor's BioPatch system uses Bluetooth wireless technology to send monitoring data to the smart phone. ... Comments (0)
Source: Mobile Health Data, US
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

Firm Links PatientKeeper, Siemens Apps
Stoltenberg Consulting Inc. will help integrate software from Siemens Medical Systems, Malvern, Pa., and PatientKeeper Inc., Boston. The Pittsburgh-based firm will work with the vendors to join PatientKeeper's mobile applications with Siemens's Invision health care information system. ... Comments (0)
Source: Mobile Health Data, US
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

Survey Looks at Potential Impact of Safety Act on EMR Adoption
More than half of health IT professionals surveyed said the Patient Safety and Quality Act of 2005 will have a significant impact on President Bush's electronic medical records goal only if the industry proceeds with related initiatives, according to a survey by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. ... Comments (0)
Source: iHealth Beat, US
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

Nevada docs get nearly free e-prescribing software
Nevada’s largest health plan, a medical records software company and the Clark County Medical Society are working together to provide low-cost e-prescribing software to every physician in the state. ... Comments (0)
Source: Government Health IT, US
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2005

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