Current Headlines

  1. SSM Health First Health Care System To Adopt Surescripts National Record Locator Service
    5/23/2016

    SSM Health, a Catholic not-for-profit health system based in St. Louis, is the first organization to go live with Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS).

  2. Unfolding Origami Robot Lets Doctors Operate From The Inside
    5/23/2016

    Tiny robot is swallowed and unfolds to work inside the stomach. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Untimely Virus Scan Interrupts Patient Procedure
    5/20/2016

    The dark side of computerized medicine. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. The Rise Of The CNIO
    5/19/2016

    Informatics nurses provide demonstrated high degree of impact on quality of care. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Telemedicine’s Effectiveness Questioned By Study
    5/18/2016

    One virtual care company challenges findings of study. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. DMS Health Showcases State-Of-The-Art Mobile Healthcare Clinic At Annual Rolling Thunder Rally In Washington, D.C., Memorial Day Weekend
    5/18/2016

    DMS Health Technologies, a Digirad Company and a leader in mobile healthcare, and TrillaMed, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that is operated, managed and owned by three combat veterans who served as U.S. Army Airborne Rangers, recently announced their participation in the Rolling Thunder Memorial Day weekend gathering at the Vietnam and Lincoln Memorials in Washington.

  7. Little Evidence Pay-For-Performance Improves Outcomes
    5/17/2016

    Findings undercut current trends in payment models. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. HIMSS Analytics Honors Orange Regional Medical Center With EMRAM Stage 7 Award
    5/17/2016

    HIMSS Analytics awarded Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), in Middletown, N.Y., with a Stage 7 Award.

  9. ClearDATA Designated A 2016 Cool Vendor For Healthcare Payers By Gartner
    5/17/2016

    ClearDATA announced recently it has been named a Cool Vendor in the Gartner “Cool Vendors in Healthcare Payers, 2016” report, published April 20, 2016.

  10. Mental Health Awareness Month Spotlights Growing Problems
    5/16/2016

    Prevention and treatment needs to become more mainstream. By Christine Kern, contributing writer