Category IT in Healthcare

Colorado’s Health Technology Regional Extension Center Program Reaches Goals, Enables State To Be A Leader In EHR Adoption

Nov19

DENVER, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that the Colorado Regional Extension Center program completed its goal of helping 2,295 primary care providers and 33 rural and critical access hospitals adopt and meaningfully use electronic health records (EHR) technology.Of the 2,295 primary care providers that the Colorado Regional […]

Clear Vision Information Systems Among Featured Speakers and Exhibitors at Healthcare Industry’s ICE Meeting December 11-12 in San Francisco

Nov19

LOS ANGELES(BUSINESS WIRE) Pam Klugman, founder and chief product officer of Clear Vision Information Systems, and Karen Bach, Clear Vision’s director of compliance and analytics, will be among the featured speakers at the annual ICE meeting December 11-12 in San Francisco. ICE is healthcare’s Industry Collaboration Effort, which brings together providers, health plans, associations, state […]

How Hospitals Can Maximize the Value of Unique Identification in Medical Device Management Is the Focus of a New White Paper Published by Champion Medical Technologies

Nov18

Chicago (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Champion Medical Technologies, a healthcare information technology company and leader in tissue tracking and medical device management systems (MDMS), has released a new white paper about how hospitals can benefit from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Unique Device Identifier (UDI) labeling system. On December 4th, Peter Casady, Champion Medical […]

Rio Grande Valley Health Information Exchange and University of Texas Health Science Center Select Wellcentive to Manage Health and Cost of Medicaid and Uninsured Populations

Nov18

ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Rio Grande Valley Health Information Exchange (RGV HIE), in partnership with University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)School of Public Health campus in Brownsville, has selected Wellcentive’s suite of population health management solutions and services. Wellcentive will empower providers in a four-county area to partner with hospitals and […]

Imorgon Announces New Software Upgrade for Ultrasound Enhancement System

Nov18

REDWOOD CITY, CA (Marketwired) 11/18/14 Imorgon Medical, a developer of wholly integrated software solutions that empower diagnostic ultrasound to deliver the highest quality of patient care, today announced a significant software upgrade for the Imorgon Ultrasound Enhancement System™. The company will showcase benefits of the new software upgrade at the 100th Scientific Assembly and Annual […]

Massachusetts General Hospital Selects eHealth Technologies’ eHealth Connect Referral Pathways? Solution to Optimize their Continuity of Care…

Nov18

Massachusetts General Hospital Selects eHealth Technologies’ eHealth Connect Referral Pathways? Solution to Optimize their Continuity of Care LifecycleBy a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Technology eHealth Technologies, the leading provider of continuity of care solutions, announced, that Massachusetts General Hospital has selected the innovative eHealth Connect() Referral Pathways? solution to streamline external medical […]

Midland Memorial Hospital Launches Allen Technologies’ Next-Generation Patient Education Integration into OpenVista CareVue EHR

Nov18

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Midland Memorial Hospital is announcing the launch of its latest evolution in leading-edge interactive patient education and engagement with the implementation of Allen Technologies’ next-generation electronic health record integration capabilities.The launch extends the value of Allen Technologies Interactive Patient System’s (IPS) integration with the hospital’s electronic health record (EHR) […]

Researchers to Tackle Barriers of Electronic Health Records with $2.5 Grant

Nov18

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 18 The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release:The University of Nebraska Medical Center has received a $2.5 million grant to make the electronic health record (EHR) more useful for health professionals and safer for patients.The five-year grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ […]

Physicians Prescribe Less Brand Name Drugs When Electronic Health Record Default Settings Show Generics First, Penn Medicine Study Finds

Nov17

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17 The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine issued the following news release:Programming electronic health records to make generic drugs the default choice when physicians write prescriptions may offer one way to reduce unnecessary spending and improve health care value in the face of spiraling U.S. health expenditures, according to a new study […]

Home Care Technology Association of America Provides a Summary of Recent Congressional Health IT Activity to its Advisory Board

Nov17

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 The National Association for Home Care and Hospice issued the following news release:NAHC’s affiliate – the Home Care Technology Association of America (HCTAA) – recently gave a summary of recent Heath IT legislative activity to its Advisory Board.Below is HCTAA’s summary of recent Congressional activity – including introduced legislation and hearings – […]