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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in April 2010
The funds will be used to boost the online health information firm's content, sales, and advertising platform.
Vish Sankaran used his post to urge federal agencies to collaborate with one another and to adopt interoperable health IT.
Nearly one in 10 adults surveyed report using a Web site to record health information.
Dell says traditional health IT vendors will lose market share as the medical industry converts from film to digital medical imaging.
Researchers hope the 30-year study will yield definitive answers on whether the use of mobile handsets is linked to brain cancer or other disorders.
Socioeconomic conditions decrease the ability of adults with chronic diseases to gain Internet access.
The HIT sector has pulled in 20% less in venture capital funding year-over-year.
The use of digitized prescriptions written by healthcare providers grew 181 percent in a one-year period, study shows.
Cultural change, training and communication are key to solid EMR implementations, survey says.
Privately held health IT providers could be prime acquisition targets for larger companies seeking health information exchange solutions, report says.
The impending addition to Oracle's Health Sciences division makes a SaaS-based integrated research suite to help manage drug trials.
Supplying medical providers with health information technology will ultimately yield improvements in patient health, says a government report.
Study says electronic health records alone have limited ability to control costs or improve quality, at least in the short term.
IBM location software and Sonitor ultrasound system saves Saint Michael's time and money.
Women prefer medical professionals over online chat sites for discussing private health matters, a study shows.
Over a 10-year period, the VA lowered costs while improving healthcare quality because of its health IT investments, says a research group..
Funds totaling $267 million will be given by the Department of Health and Human Services to develop the health IT industry and help local providers adopt electronic health records.
Theft of computer equipment, staff and third-party negligence, and inside hackers caused the majority of patient data breaches.
Funds will boost programs to develop healthcare IT skills expected to be in short supply.
Treatment Cost Estimator tool has pricing on 500 medical services and 90 surgeries so consumers know costs in advance of treatment.
Survey finds nurses lack supply chain and logistics technology that could help them better manage patients.