Current Headlines

  1. EMR Adoption Reduces Mortality Rates
    8/20/2014

    A recent HIMSS study reveals hospitals that have implemented EMRs can better predict and decrease mortality rates. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. EHRA Calls For Nationwide Patient Matching
    8/20/2014

    The Electronic Health Record Association recently sent a letter to U.S. Senators urging them to adopt a nationwide patient matching system, allowing patients’ data to follow them across state lines. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Less Than Half Of Providers Use Telemedicine
    8/20/2014

    Telemedicine is used by less than half of care organizations to increase care coverage. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Leverage Revenue Cycle Systems To Stop Hemorrhaging Money
    8/20/2014

    If there’s any application of IT in healthcare that can resonate with CFOs, it’s revenue cycle. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  5. Senator Calls Use of Wearables A ‘Privacy Nightmare’
    8/20/2014

    New York’s Chuck Schumer tells FTC regulation of wearable is necessary. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. HIE Extending To Skilled Nursing Facilities
    8/20/2014

    CMS issues a final rule aimed at accelerating HIE connectivity in skilled nursing facilities. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Community Health Says Data Stolen In Cyber Attack From China
    8/19/2014

    Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack from China, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients.

  8. Brother Expands Into Growing Mobile Printing Markets With New Line Of Rugged Printer Cases
    8/19/2014

    Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation and premier provider of mobile and desktop printing solutions, has released a series of rugged mobile printer cases for the PocketJet® 6 full page mobile printer. The new PJ6 Rugged Roll Case and the PJ6 Rugged Fanfold Case allow mobile workers to print full-page documents in the field, anytime, from virtually any device.

  9. Healthsense Closes $10M Financing With Boston-Based Mansa Capital
    8/19/2014

    Healthsense, Inc., the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions for the senior care continuum, announced recently that it has closed on $10M in financing led by Mansa Capital, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on the $2.8T U.S. healthcare market. Previous investors Merck Global Health Innovation Fund and Radius Ventures LLC also participated in the round.

  10. Health Gorilla Releases Mobile Application For Doctors
    8/19/2014

    Health Gorilla, Inc., the first online healthcare marketplace to connect doctors and clinicians with over 9,000+ diagnostic labs and 35,000+ radiology centers, has announced recently the release of Health Gorilla mobile. Health Gorilla mobile provides access to the Health Gorilla Marketplace through the Apple iPhone and iPad.

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