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EMRs offer big gains for healthcare organizations of all sizes

Enhancing the enterprise: EMRs offer big gains for healthcare organizations of all sizes Richard R. Rogoski From a mental health center that sees more than 25,000 patients a year to a three-doctor practice with no more than 6,000 charts, electronic medical records (EMRs) are supercharging efficiencies, capping costs and personalizing the doctor/patient relationship. Plus, the […]

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Best of the Best: IT Solutions for 2000

Best of the Best: IT Solutions for 2000 – Editorial Robin Blair HMT announces winners from its annual What Works competition. What Works is more than a monthly case history feature at Health Management Technology. What Works is an episodic testament to the enduring power and influence of technology in healthcare. Every month in the […]

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Small Hospital, Big Website

Small Hospital, Big Website – Company Business and Marketing Betsy Mikalacki With the right planning and development of in-house Web-authoring skills, a community hospital’s website can make a big local impact. Every day, hospitals realize that having a top-flight interactive website can improve patient relations and reduce unnecessary incoming phone calls by providing complete online […]

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Technology Triumphs

Technology Triumphs – Technology Information Linda Long Home care agency goes from paper records to full automation and saves more than $326,000 in one year. Shannon Clark, R.N., B.S.N., saw the writing on the wall. As director of Haywood Regional Medical Center Home Care Services in Clyde, NC, she realized that with burgeoning regulations, many […]

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2 Million Fund for Research Projects on Evidence-Based Tools and Information – US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

2 Million Fund for Research Projects on Evidence-Based Tools and Information – US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research – Government Activity The U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) is seeking proposals for studies aimed at implementing research findings and evidence-based tools and information in everyday clinical practice. Evidence-based tools and […]

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PACS/imaging/radiology HotList

PACS/imaging/radiology HotList Information in the HotList is based on survey responses collected from companies with products in the category covered. The HotList is not intended to reflect the quality of products or services, nor is it intended to be an inclusive list of the field. Additional information about the products described in the HotList can […]

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BNX Systems. Health Services Department

BNX Systems. Health Services Department Contra Costa County (Calif.) Health Services Department will implement BNX Systems’ BNX Authenticated Sign-On. Contra Costa County Health Services will use the solution to manage system access and authentication for more than 2,500 users, including physicians, nurses, technicians and administrative staff. The BNX solution will be deployed to the healthcare […]

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PM suite upgrade

PM suite upgrade Version 6.0 of eClinicalWorks adds several features to the practice management solutions suite, which consists of the Front Office, EMR and PM applications. Linux support allows solo physicians and small practices to increase efficiency while cutting their overall costs. Support for Microsoft’s Digital Ink can be utilized on tablet PCs for chart […]

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VeriChip implant under review for U.S. hospital use

VeriChip implant under review for U.S. hospital use An implant the size of a rice grain could significantly impact the way hospitals view and keep patient records. A letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicated that a radio frequency identification (RFID) implantable tag, manufactured by Palm Beach, Fla.-based VeriChip, was the only product […]

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WebMD ends battle over patient data – Data Mining

WebMD ends battle over patient data – Data Mining – out of court settlement with Quintiles Transnational WebMD Corporation and Quintiles Transnational in October settled an 8-month legal battle over patient data. The out of court agreement resolves a data ownership dispute that arose after WebMD bought claims clearinghouse ENVOY from Quintiles in mid-2000. WebMD […]