The Benefits of Electronic Health Records

The Benefits of Electronic Health Records

Arkansas Heart Hospital, with the help of Siemens, implemented an electronic health record system that not only helps to streamline workflow, but also suppor…
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Content Management Systems or CMS: Story of how they help

Content Management Systems or CMS:  Story of how they help

Looking for a web development company for your next big project? Need a site that will save you some time and some money? Need a great content management sys…

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2010 Medical Education Day Keynote Speech

Dr. Kenneth S. Polonksy, Dean of the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs at the…
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Web companies give support to government-run Internet

Web companies give support to government-run Internet
In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission on Friday, The Internet Association refrained from an explicit call for the agency to strike down laws in two states, but said that the FCC was in the right to at least examine the laws and see if …
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New '.Church' Domain Names Get Off To a Good Start, Growing in Popularity
Congregations across the United States are adopting new domain names using '.church' made available last week for Internet addresses and early indicators show that they are increasing in popularity, according to experts. One congregation that has opted …
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The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) – Is It Needed? The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) – Is It Needed? In my practice more and m…
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Usages d’une plate-forme web collaborative dans une association

“Les associations et les technologies de l’information et de la communication”, conférence organisée par Philippe Eynaud, Maître de Conférences à l’IAE de Pa…
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Content Management Systems Blog

Can’t make updates on your website? Better yet, can you even access it? Be sure to check out this week’s Chispa Blog, as we talk about the multitude of benef…

Orthofix Announces Appointment of Luke T. Faulstick to Board of Directors

Orthofix Announces Appointment of Luke T. Faulstick to Board of Directors
LEWISVILLE, Texas — Orthofix International N.V., (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical device company focused on improving patients' lives by providing superior reconstructive and regenerative orthopedic and spine solutions to physicians … In …
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A panel writing for the Institute of Medicine (IOM) proposed greater accountability for funding of graduate medical education (GME), calling for an end to providing funding directly to teaching hospitals and a change in the way the funds are paid.1 The …
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Medical Briefs
Online registration is available through Oct. 15 at or visit to download a registration form. Event day registration is also available from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. for … PORTSMOUTH — In its continued effort …

Collegian Healthcare Story Misses Mark

Collegian Healthcare Story Misses Mark
In an article on the rising healthcare costs for students at Penn State, the Daily Collegian has missed the heart of the issue, although they did get at least one important fact right in that students need to have a bigger role in decision making at …
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How Technology Is Going To Disrupt Health Care
Exponential growth in continuous business opportunities in health care may be possible due to two factors: (a) the emergence of newer POC technologies that are lowering the costs of diagnostic and treatment tools and replacing health-care workers and …
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QSSI's contract extended for eight months
The CMS has granted contractor Quality Software Services Inc. (QSSI) an eight-month contract extension worth up to $ 29 million, saying as it did with another recent award that time is too short prior to open enrollment beginning Nov. 15 …

Don't expect 'perfection' on health care site
Much of the Obama administration's success in enrolling 8.1 million people in health insurance over the past year was overshadowed by the momentous problems with and several state exchanges. As administration officials prepare to test …
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Latest Medical Information Technology News

Final Rule for Meaningful Use Adds Flexibility for 2014, but Implementation
Steven Waldren, M.D., director of the AAFP's Alliance for eHealth Innovation, is a nationally recognized expert in health information technology. Waldren came to the AAFP in May 2004 with a wealth of knowledge in design and management of health …
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Can a Computer Replace Your Doctor?
“It holds great promise and excitement, but so far everyone is often disappointed with the outcomes,” said Steven J. Van Kuiken, a director at McKinsey and Company who studies technology and health care. “There … But what do you do with that information?
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Bucks & Montgomery County business achievers, Sep. 21
A resident of Plumstead, Klinedinst is vice president for professional development with HIMSS, a global, cause-based, nonprofit organization that is focused on better health through information technology. PHOTO ATTACHED. John Natsis of Westmont, New …
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