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  1. New Central Scanning Solution Uses PC-Free Network Connectivity to Provide Easy Access to Work Teams
    7/23/2014

    A new line of network scanners from Kodak Alaris provides organizations with a central scanning solution that allows users to efficiently capture information from documents and route it into key business processes without the need for a dedicated PC. Until now, many organizations have been unable to automate some paper-based business processes because a PC isn’t appropriate for the work location (e.g. employees in a particular department don’t require PCs). In other instances, employees may have PCs but it’s preferable that they are limited to performing specific tasks. The KODAK Scan Station 700 Series is ideal for either scenario.

  2. UPMC’s ‘Convergence’ Recognized For Improving EHR Access
    7/23/2014

    The Technology Development Center of UPMC, based in Pittsburgh, has received the Innovator Award from Hospitals & Health Networks, the journal of the American Hospital Association (AHA), for the development of Convergence, a tablet-based platform which eases physician’s access to diverse patient records. Additionally, UPMC has become the nation’s first health delivery system to be named a “Most Wired” facility for the 16th consecutive year.

  3. Protect Patient Data With De-Identification
    7/23/2014

    Study shows de-identification highly effective in protecting patient privacy. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. VA Says It Needs $17.6 Billion to Hire Medical Staff, Add Facilities
    7/23/2014

    The VA is requesting funds from Congress to make infrastructure improvements to ailing system. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. VA’s EHR Gains Top Marks With Physicians
    7/23/2014

    A recent Medscape survey shows that while nearly 1 in 4 physicians use Epic for their EHR solution, the VA’s EHR got the highest marks for satisfaction. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Critical Access Hospitals Struggle With EHR Implementations
    7/23/2014

    Rural systems are in need of more resources and better support to catch up to their urban peers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Health Insurance Marketplace Assister Programs ‘Impressive’
    7/23/2014

    A Kaiser study examines the role and effectiveness of ACA Assister Programs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Axial Exchange Announces Major Enhancements To Its Patient Engagement Mobile Application
    7/22/2014

    Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile applications to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, recently announced that it has introduced a major new release of its mobile application that provides patients with a whole new way to stay well.

  9. Hackensack University Medical Center Selects Axiom EPM To Streamline Budgeting Processes And Enhance Reporting Capabilities
    7/22/2014

    Axiom EPM, a leading provider of financial planning and performance management software, recently announced that Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC), the 775-bed flagship hospital of Hackensack University Health Network, has selected its solutions to streamline budgeting processes, enhance reporting capabilities and support more strategic decision-making around financial planning.

  10. Mach7 Technologies’ Latest Enterprise Imaging Solutions Simplify Image Consolidation, Access And Sharing Across Healthcare Organizations
    7/22/2014

    Mach7 Technologies, an award-winning provider of medical image management solutions, announced recently the release of a powerful new version of its Mach7 Enterprise Imaging Platform, version 11.5.

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