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Community medical record system may reduce expenses

Community medical record system may reduce expenses – Peer-to-Peer Information Sharing A California county project offers a model for creating a community-owned data exchange network. CareScience, an Internet-based care management company, developed the associated technology and is spearheading the project. The Internet-based, peer-to-peer health information exchange among Santa Barbara County providers may reduce expenses associated […]

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Can network computers be your best friends? – health care information managers seek affordable alternatives to PCs – includes related articles on NC testing at UniHealth, NC reference profile, wireless thin clients – Industry Trend or Event

Can network computers be your best friends? – health care information managers seek affordable alternatives to PCs – includes related articles on NC testing at UniHealth, NC reference profile, wireless thin clients – Industry Trend or Event – Cover Story Jim Evans The promise of lower costs and fewer headaches at the desktop are stimulating […]

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Online documentation: making it work with POC technology – Methodist Hospital uses point-of-care technology to develop computer-based patient records

Online documentation: making it work with POC technology – Methodist Hospital uses point-of-care technology to develop computer-based patient records – Company Operations Nancy Gianni Methodist hospital is using point-of-care technology to quickly make the computer-based patient record become a reality. Methodist Hospital, Arcadia, Calif., has an immediate requirement for accurate and meaningful clinical information that […]

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Color me happy – New Products & Services – Mitsubishi CP-900UM Color Video Printer – Brief Article

Color me happy – New Products & Services – Mitsubishi CP-900UM Color Video Printer – Brief Article – Product Announcement Mitsubishi introduces the CP-900UM Color Video Printer, designed for high-resolution and high-speed applications. With print speeds of just 10 seconds, the new sublimation thermal printer provides highly detailed images with sharp resolution appropriate for diagnostic […]

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NIIT update: Denver Health and Hospitals links rural areas – National Information Infrastructure Testbed

NIIT update: Denver Health and Hospitals links rural areas – National Information Infrastructure Testbed – Technology Information Telemedicine use reduces travel; wireless links anticipated Denver Health and Hospitals (DHH) is developing a Telemedical Trauma Care System in conjunction with the Denver-based National Information Infrastructure Testbed (NIIT). The project is designed to show how the Nil […]

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A powerful combination

A powerful combination – Brief Article Philips Medical Systems features GEMINI, a system that combines the ALLEGRO PET with a high throughput multi-slice CT scanner. By bringing these two systems together, GEMINI enables both functional and anatomical imaging in one patient episode. Now clinicians can assess both the location and extent of disease in one […]

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Monitoring for Bioterrorism

Monitoring for Bioterrorism – Emergency Department Patient information systems are playing a new role in helping public health agencies survey the front lines for bioterrorist activity. Software from both A4 Health Systems, Cary, NC, and Health Hero Network, Mountain View, CA, have been pressed into service recently to monitor symptoms of emergency department patients and […]

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Bridging the gap: in-home monitoring device reduces cost of treating underserved populations in rural Alabama

Bridging the gap: in-home monitoring device reduces cost of treating underserved populations in rural Alabama – What works: telehealth/telemed Hypertension is more prevalent among Southerners than other Americans, according to the January 2000 issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. Rural residents are at an even greater risk. In the Third National Health […]

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e-Commerce ramps up – BroadLane Inc

e-Commerce ramps up – BroadLane Inc – Brief Article e-Commerce Ramps Up. After just over six months of operations, Broadlane Inc.’s private e-commerce exchange has processed more than 66,000 customer purchase orders totaling more than $100 million. The Broadlane Exchange now routinely processes more than $1 million in transactions each day for nearly 275 connected […]

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Congress Acts to postpone HIPAA

Congress Acts to postpone HIPAA – HIPAA Update As HMT went to press with this issue, the House of Representatives was considering a bill to delay the compliance date for HIPAA’s transactions and code sets rule by one year. Backed by several key supporters who previously opposed the delay, the measure was expected to pass […]