Medical Records
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CDC Awards Grant to Connect Hospital Labs to Exchange Test Results and Patient Information Using SureScripts Direct

BarbaraDuck - February 22, 2011

It looks like the SureScripts network for secure data transmission is going to get a little more business with the…

Medical Ethics
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Bloggers and Social Media Risk

thielst - February 21, 2011

I'm in Orlando this week for HIMSS and presenting later today at the Social Media Center on managing risks.  My slides were…

Home Health
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FDA Approves Home Dialysis Machine From Fresenius Medical Care

BarbaraDuck - February 21, 2011

If maintained properly the machine could offer some real convenience of not having to go to a facility for treatment. …

Global Healthcare
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Remote Area Medical Holds Free Clinic in Nashville-1000 or More Patients Expected

BarbaraDuck - February 20, 2011

Remote Area Medical is making it’s first visit to Nashville.  We still have issues all through out the US with…

Medical Records
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The Case for Regulating EMRs and the New FDA MDDS Rules

ShahidShah - February 18, 2011

My friend Tim Gee has two great posts covering a couple of very important and timely topics. If you haven’t…

eHealth
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Massachusetts Medical School Wins Contract to Design Health Insurance Exchanges

BarbaraDuck - February 17, 2011

Massachusetts was the model that was used to design some of the models that were used to create the plan…

Medical Records
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CDW Healthcare Survey Shows Consumers Trust and Believe Their Doctors But are Skeptical About The Use of Electronic Records Primarily Due to Security Concerns

BarbaraDuck - February 16, 2011

CDW Healthcare has the results of another survey they conducted and this time it was about consumer trust and the…

Medical Records
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LifeNexus Launches Electronic Personal Health Card With Payment Card Functionality for Health Savings Accounts

BarbaraDuck - February 15, 2011

We have yet one more new technology that is combining both personal health records along with a credit card to…

Hospital Administration
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New Zealand Making a Renewed Effort to Attract Patients from the US With Non-Tort Surgical Procedures-Medical Tourism

BarbaraDuck - February 14, 2011

  Last year New Zealand started promoting medical tourism and the company Medtral has now established an office in California…

eHealth
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6 Questions Hospital CIOs and IT Directors Should Be Asking Vendors

ShahidShah - January 12, 2011

    With healthcare IT integration tasks finally taking off because of Meaningful Use and other care collaboration requirements, HL7…