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  1. ACC: MRIs can determine when to implant high-risk patients with ICDs

    ... benefit of ICDs in dialysis patients is at best marginal. It's unknown, but it is at best marginal,” he said. “We have no data yet to ... rises. “In essence I think this is consistent with our clinical experience,” he said. “Lower ejection fractions result in higher ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  2. CPOE: Convincing Caregivers They Need It

    ... learned. "[Implementing CPOE] is very much not an IT project; this is a clinical project that has huge IT aspects to it," says Mike Russell, MD, ... of electronic ordering. The systems are integrated with clinical decision support tools that provide physicians, nurses and other staff ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  3. Using Carrots to Make EMRs & Quality Initiatives Palatable

    ... If the answer is "no," the query will show in red. If "yes," it will be in black and include a test date. "While all of our providers ... meaningful use criteria. "This is the dilemma where the clinical side needs to interface with the technology side," Spotts says. "We ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:04

  4. CMIO 2012 Compensation Survey: Small Salary Shifts and Less Satisfaction

    ... identify as chief medical information/informatics officer/clinical officer (73 percent), followed by 11 percent whose title is director ... at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pa., adding it is probably due to “a combination of the younger physicians making choices ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:04

  5. Ready, Set, Go...Educational Sessions Abound

    ... informatics, pharmacy informatics, pay-for-performance, clinical engineering and IT leadership, and RHIOs. For those interested in the nursing informatics ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  6. Cloud Technology Proving Its Power for Disaster Planning

    ... data storage as part of that plan. A 2011 survey of 1,200 IT professionals conducted by CDW Healthcare showed that one-third of ... in a vendor-supported cloud service. UMass plans to move clinical apps, pharmacy, billing and patient registration to the cloud, but ...

    dcaparco - 2014-05-27 21:04

  7. The Rules of Engagement

    ... of CMIO The spotlight will be on clinical decision support (CDS) at HIMSS11 later this month, reflecting its ... use requirements as well as quality improvement.   It’s difficult to discuss CDS without talking about EMRs and EHRs—in the ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  8. Astra to study ticagrelor in PAD patients

    ... AstraZeneca is launching the EUCLID study, an international clinical trial involving 11,500 patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD), ... Denver, is the principal investigator for the EUCLID study. It is being conducted in partnership with the Duke Clinical Research Institute, ...

    jcadet - 2014-05-27 21:04

  9. Changing PACS Vendors: Getting It Right the Second Time Around for Radiology and the Enterprise

    ... is never easy, but when the switch involves a PACS vendor, it can be downright difficult. (Cue up “Breaking Up is Hard to Do.”) The ... can launch Centricity Web with a single click from other clinical information systems. Indeed the degree of clinician-friendliness ...

    trimedstaff - 2014-05-27 21:04

  10. HIMSS Webinar: 10 Steps to achieving Stage 1 of meaningful use

    ... EHRs. According to Judith A. Murphy, RN, vice president of IT at Aurora, this effort has been roughly “75 percent clinical and 25 percent IT.” During the Nov. 3 HIMSS Virtual Conference ...

    mstevens - 2014-05-27 21:04

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