Current Headlines

  1. Freeman Health Launches Hospital Mobile App
    11/21/2014

    Freeman Health System has launched Freeman Everywhere, a hospital mobile app using the MobileSmith mobile app development platform according to a press release. The app operates without any coding. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. GAO Gives Medicare Websites Poor Marks
    11/21/2014

    The results of a new federal report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) have revealed The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is failing to meet its goal of making healthcare costs more transparent. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. HIMSS, CHIME Say Part-Time Status Not Sufficient For DeSalvo
    11/21/2014

    In light of the recent administrative changes at the ONC, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) have voiced their concerns over the lack of oversight within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Automated Reminders Boost Medication Adherence
    11/21/2014

    Patients who received automated reminders when it was time to refill their medications were much more likely to adhere to their doctors’ instructions. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Lack Of Analytics Hindering Transition To Value Based Care
    11/21/2014

    A survey from McKesson finds providers are having difficulty making the switch to value-based reimbursement, mostly due to a lack of proper data. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Can Wikipedia Forecast Diseases?
    11/21/2014

    Researchers claim Wikipedia page views can forecast the spread of influenza and dengue fever. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Midwest Advanced Radiology Center Implements Full eRAD Platform
    11/21/2014

    Midwest Advanced Radiology Center (MRAD), a multi-modality outpatient imaging facility with two locations in the northern Chicago suburbs, has deployed a comprehensive suite of eRAD solutions to automate its business and clinical workflow.

  8. IDS Debuts At RSNA 2014 AbbaDox Cross-Enterprise Image And Data Exchange Platform
    11/21/2014

    IDS debuts at RSNA 2014 the AbbaDox Exchange image and results communication platform, highlighted by the ability to automate distribution of final radiology reports to a referrer’s EHR through Meaningful Use-compliant Direct messaging.

  9. London North West Healthcare NHS Trust Partners With Sectra For A New Image Management Solution
    11/21/2014

    London North West Healthcare NHS Trust in London has awarded the IT and medical technology company Sectra a ten-year contract to supply radiology IT (PACS). The Trust chose Sectra’s solutions to facilitate more efficient medical image-handling throughout the Trust’s hospitals and enable cost-savings through the sharing of resources.

  10. Merge Healthcare Launches Enhanced PACS To Meet The Needs Of Enterprise Health Systems And Tele-Radiology
    11/21/2014

    Merge Healthcare Incorporated, a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced new capabilities and enhancements to Merge PACS, specifically designed to support enterprise health systems and tele-radiology.

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