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  1. Meaningful use, HIE forcing interoperability

    ... is the driving force behind many initiatives on the health IT landscape with the latest meaningful use objectives leading the way. Stage 2 ... systems. “You can’t satisfy the measure by sending clinical information from the hospital to the ambulatory group with everyone ...

    Beth Walsh - Jun 20, 2012

  2. HITPC to hold hearing on health IT certification program

    ... Veer.com The Health IT Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on May 7 to discuss the Office ... scenarios and certification approaches that better reflect clinical workflows and real-world use of health information technology,” ...

    Laura Pedulli - May 04, 2014

  3. Stage 2 MU includes imaging

    ... Farzad Mostashari, MD, the national coordinator for health IT, made the big announcement during the 2012 Healthcare Information and ... He identified patient engagement, information exchange and clinical decision support as the three biggest drivers of the proposed rule. ...

    Beth Walsh - Mar 14, 2012

  4. CMS study: All-cause 30-day readmissions declining

    ... to an average of 18.4 percent in 2012. Digging deeper, it reported that hospitals participating in the Partner for Patients ... The study looked at readmission rates for all clinical diagnoses and included beneficiaries who were readmitted to a ...

    Laura Pedulli - May 31, 2013

  5. On the Horizon: Cloud-based Image Management

    ... Calif. Within minutes of the completion of an imaging study, it can be loaded into the cloud and made available for viewing globally. The ... prospectively save time and, presumably, positively impact clinical care,” says Trambert. Primarily used in the emergency department ...

    Evan Godt - Oct 26, 2012

  6. "It is not so hard to earn money as to spend it well."

    ... Elinogrel ADP receptor antagonist—currently in phase 2 clinical development—for $575 million. The Swiss-based Novartis is most ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Feb 19, 2009

  7. Space shuttle fuel increases nuclear MRI sensitivity, reduces acquisition time

    ... Green said. "The technique could ultimately replace current clinical imaging technologies that depend on the use of radioactive substances ... also have major implications for scientific research because it radically reduces the time taken to obtain results using nuclear MR ...

    Sarah Lamberti - Mar 30, 2009

  8. Axolotl to support Indiana HIE with EMR, e-prescribing

    ... The HIE did not disclose the amount of federal funding it received. HealthLINC will offer Southern Indiana physician practices ... EMR provides e-prescribing functionality as part of the clinical messaging and EMR system. "I am pleased that we were able to ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Jun 01, 2009

  9. BMC: Over-investigation, poor referrals lead to hospital over-imaging

    ... physicians' lower tolerance for uncertainty; expanded clinical indications for radiology; and increased availability of radiological ... exposure and many can be expensive to the health service, it is important to limit their excessive use," Lysdahl said. The authors ...

    Justine Varieur Cadet - Sep 03, 2009

  10. Report: No one formula guarantees health IT success

    ... concludes there is no single formula for successful health IT implementations. The report, “Best practices: Norway's hospital ... said: “St .Olavs used a campus-like facility with six clinical centers built around a central plaza while Ahus a large multi-purpose ...

    Jonathan Batchelor - Sep 24, 2009

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