Newsletter | April 25, 2012

04.25.12 -- 3 HIE Secrets; Automate Paperwork, Optimize EHRs; IT As Disruptor

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From The Editor

3 Secrets Of Successful HIEs
By Ken Congdon, editor in chief, Healthcare Technology Online
Many anticipate several HIEs will falter once federal funding runs out, but a recent IDC Health Insights report outlines traits common to successful HIEs that can be employed with or without federal funding.

Featured Articles

IT A Valuable Disruption To The Healthcare System
By Intel Corporation
This white paper captures the highlights of a presentation at HIMSS12. It focuses on how IT can introduce "disruptive innovation" and help healthcare facilities meet the challenges of transforming the U.S. health sector. The challenge for disruptive innovation — or decentralization — is to provide more affordable access to more people, applying existing hospital-centric tools and technologies to the outpatient setting.

Automate Paperwork, Optimize EHRs
By Nuance Communications
This white paper shares the results of a study designed to explore and understand the implications raised by the slower than expected uptake of EHR in the clinical operations of outpatient providers.

Color Imaging's Positive Impact On Caregiver Workflow And Patient Care
By Honeywell
Color imaging provides an advantage for hospitals in that it enhances existing workflow, or, even more importantly, enables workflow that was not possible in the past. This new functionality enables hospitals that deploy color imaging scanners to experience significant benefits, including improved caregiver productivity, reduced device acquisition costs, streamlined workflow, increased protection against patient privacy violations, and many more.

Design, Build, And Manage Your Connected Healthcare Environment
By ScanSource
The traditional approach to designing hospital buildings — deploying multiple proprietary networks for voice, video, and data; HVAC; security and access; energy; lighting; fire and safety; and other functions — unnecessarily increases capital costs and operational expenses. When developers and builders replace disparate networks with one simplified, flexible, and scalable IP network and incorporate a ‘connected healthcare’ framework into their buildings, it creates a catalyst for an information utility, while reducing cost and complexity.

Industry News

Window Into Healthcare: A Snapshot Of The Future For Physicians And Hospitals
AHIMA: Remain Focused On Expediting ICD-10 Implementation
AMA Pleased That Majority Of New ACOs Will Be Physician-Led
Health 2.0 Announces Final Agenda For Spring Fling: Matchpoint Boston
Xerox Unveils Research Projects Aimed At Making Healthcare Less Of A Pain
Dell Clinical Service Desk Provides Expertise And Support To Advance EMR Adoption
Healthcare Industry's Prioritization Of Compliance Over Security Puts Patient Data At Risk
Moonblink And Xirrus Provide 100% Wireless Coverage For Angleton Danbury Medical Center
Macadamian Helps Elsevier/Mosby Deliver Leading Mobile App For Certified Emergency Nurses
Mercy Selects Merge Healthcare's iConnect VNA As Foundation Of Enterprisewide Imaging Strategy
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Unlock The Power Of The Physician Narrative
As the industry races to adopt EHR technology driven by mandates and reimbursements, the crux of the problem is that clinical documentation fundamentals are being forgotten. Narrative dictation has played a dominant role in clinical documentation for decades for two important reasons, and this white paper highlights how you can gain even more value from clinical narrative.


Castle Medical Center’s Key To Workforce Optimization
In this video, the CNO of Castle Medical Center explains how Concerro’s workforce management software helped the facility save more than $2 million in staffing costs in only 18 months.

Concerro, Inc.

Nurse Revolutionizes Practice With EHR
After nearly 20 years in nursing, Kristina Garrido, an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP), has witnessed many changes in healthcare. But few have had a greater impact on her professional life than the transition from paper charts to Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

Amazing Charts, Inc.
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JACO Powers Up Its Cart Arsenal At HIMSS12
At HIMSS12, JACO's Matt Rossini gives a short product tour of the company's newest line of mobile carts, including the PerfectView large screen presentation system and both the lithium ion-powered and non-powered UltraLite 200 series.


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