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4/18/14 - Missed the Obamacare deadline? Short-term health plan may be better than nothing [San Jose Mercury News :: ]
"These are not major medical health insurance plans, but it does give you some level of coverage if you have no other options," said Brian Mast, vice president of communications for eHealth, a Mountain View- based online health insurance marketplace that offers three companies selling these plans in California. For years, short-term health insuranc
4/18/14 - Presolicitation Notice - Health Care Quality Information Systems (HCQIS) Infrastructure and Data Center Support (HIDS)
Office Address: Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services; Office of Acquisition and Grants Management; 7500 Security Blvd.C2-21-15 Baltimore MD 21244-1850. Contact: Ryan Kooy, Contract Specialist, Phone 4107866637, Email Tonya D. Anderson, Contracting Officer, Phone 410-786-4087, Fax...
4/18/14 - Steven R. Gerst of SRG Consulting Discusses Health Informatics: Integrating Science and Technology Will be Crucial to the Affordable Care Act Reforms
Healthcare in the United States is on the verge of a major shift. The latest advancements in research and technology provide the potential to increase patient longevity, and streamline the practice of medicine. The Affordable Care Act's goal is to cut costs by making health insurance more affordable.
4/18/14 - vRad and E-Techco Partnership Creates First Direct-to-Patient Remote Radiology Services in China
vRad, the nation's largest telemedicine company and radiology practice with over 450 physicians, today announced it completed a strategic partnership with E-Techco Information Technologies Co., Ltd., a leader in consumer telehealth solutions. The partnership names vRad as E-Techco's exclusive agent for remote professional radiology interpretations.
4/17/14 - CareCloud Reports Record Revenue and Sales Growth for First Quarter of 2014
CareCloud, the leading provider of cloud-based practice management, electronic health records, and medical billing software and services, today announced it had added a record number of new clients- more than 170 to its platform in the first quarter of 2014. The Company also reported its 17 th consecutive quarter of year-over-year triple-digit r
4/17/14 - Naval Hospital Bremerton E-Prescribing Initiative benefits Providers and Patients
NHB is the first military treatment facility in the Department of Defense to use the electronic prescription initiative, or e-prescribing. This capability allows civilian prescribers to electronically forward their prescription request on behalf of their patient to NHB's Pharmacy to fill instead of utilizing a handwritten paper script.
4/17/14 - PatientKeeper Receives 2014 ONC HIT Certification
PatientKeeper , a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today announced that PatientKeeper v8.1 software is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on March 17, 2014 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology, an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable hospita
4/17/14 - Quirk Healthcare Donates Services To CDTC
Ben Quirk and Quirk Healthcare donated over 800 hours of customization work to the Children's Diagnostic& Treatment Center's new Electronic Health Records system that launched on Monday, April 7, 2014. The customization work will allow the care management piece, essential to the services provided by CDTC, to be relevant with the new system.
4/17/14 - Valley Presbyterian Hospital Launches Patient Portal; Interactive Tool Aims to Engage Patients in Their Health Care Plan
Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to announce the recent launch of its Patient Portal, an interactive tool that enables patients and their authorized representatives to access and share health information online. "We are excited to offer our patients and their authorized representatives the convenience of a Patient Portal," said Jeff Allport
4/16/14 - Atigeo and Deep Domain Partner to Help Hospitals Cut Costs, Deliver Faster Analytics-Based Solutions
Atigeo?, a compassionate technology company, and Deep Domain, Inc., a leading provider of analytic and electronic health record reporting software, today announced a partnership that provides a faster and more affordable way for hospitals to leverage clinical and business analytics regardless of where their data is stored. These speed and cost im
4/16/14 - EMR/EHR-Friendly CloudVisit Simplifies Telemedicine
Healthcare SaaS provider, CloudVisit Telemedicine, announces an easier way to connect online patient encounters with existing electronic medical records and electronic health records. Through Continuity of Care Record, a standard in EMR/EHR data sharing, healthcare providers can now transfer all telemedicine and telepsychiatry information from...
4/16/14 - General Dynamics to Supply Support for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Virtual Research Data Center [Professional Services Close - Up]
General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, announced it is supporting the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services' new Virtual Research Data Center, which launched in November 2013. According to a release, the VRDC is a remotely accessible analytics environment that provides researchers with electronic access to t
4/16/14 - Global Laboratory Information Systems (LIS / LIMS) Market 2017 - Clinical Laboratory Software and Hardware, Drug Discovery Systems
Dublin- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Laboratory Information Systems Markets- Clinical Laboratory Software and Hardware, Drug Discovery Systems" report to their offering. The market for laboratory information management systems will grow to nearly a $1.5 billion market in 2015.. -Clinical LIMS Market in North America, Euro
4/16/14 - Harnett Health Removes Paper and Hassle from Patient Registration With Access Electronic Patient Signature and E-Forms
Harnett Health has partnered with Access, a leading provider of enterprise forms management software, to provide a better patient experience at registration, to help save the environment, and to save time and money. Another great benefit of using Access's solutions is that Harnett Health registrars get to stay with the patient during the registrati
4/16/14 - Implementation of a corporate system of medical imaging [TendersInfo (India)]
Contract notice: Implementation of a corporate system of medical imaging in the andalusian health service. The contract involves the procurement of hardware and software solution and implementation services necessary for the implementation of a corporate centralized digital medical imaging system, and the extension of this solution to the different
4/16/14 - Proposed Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk-Based Framework for Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act Health Information...
Proposed Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk-Based Framework for Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act Health Information Technology; Public Workshop; Request for Comments. FDA, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and the Federal Communication Commission seek broad input from stakeholders..
4/16/14 - Research and Markets: Global Laboratory Information Systems (LIS / LIMS) Market 2017 - Clinical Laboratory Software and Hardware, Drug Discovery Systems
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Laboratory Information Systems Markets- Clinical Laboratory Software and Hardware, Drug Discovery Systems" report to their offering. The market for laboratory information management systems will grow to nearly a $1.5 billion market in 2015.. Clinical LIMS Market in North America, Europe, Brazi
4/15/14 - Clearwater Compliance Joins United Clinical Laboratories Other National Experts to Inform Eastern Iowan Region About Health Information Exchange and Information Security
United Clinical Laboratories, a locally and nationally recognized clinical laboratory company, and Clearwater Compliance, a national expert in HIPAA-HITECH compliance solutions, today announced an upcoming conference to help regional Iowa healthcare organizations and business associates understand and address new requirements for protecting...
4/15/14 - Frost & Sullivan: Enterprise Content Management is the Answer to Clinical Data Boom
LONDON, April 15, 2014/ PRNewswire/ The introduction of mandates involving meaningful use of data and various governmental eHealth initiatives across the globe are fuelling the adoption of electronic medical records and healthcare information systems to enable universal access to patient information. New analysis from Frost& Sullivan' s Analysis
4/15/14 - Sage Technologies Strengthens Leadership Team [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
This marketplace need has helped Sage in Accountable Care Organization implementation and to triple the number of patients whose health it is helping manage during the past six months. An independent company founded in Rockford, Sage said that it offers risk management solutions to meet the needs of providers faced with value-based payment and repo
4/15/14 - SMART Platforms Project, Aimed at Enabling an "App Store for Health," Names Advisory Committee
BOSTON, April 15, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The SMART Platforms project at Boston Children's Hospital which is developing technology to create an app-driven health information economy announced today the formation of an advisory committee that will guide the project on strategy, technical approach and business development. "Each of thes
4/15/14 - Voxiva and Amerigroup Surpass 100,000 Members Enrolled in Txt4health
Voxiva, Inc. and Amerigroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc., are experiencing early success with enrollment in Txt4health, a mobile health and wellness program for adults age 18 and over. Through a partnership between Voxiva and SafeLink Health Solutions , a TracFone brand, Amerigroup members have access to free mobile phones and Vo
4/14/14 - Annals of the American Thoracic Society: Physical Activity Associated with Lower Rates of Hospital Readmission in Patients with Pulmonary Disease [Health & Beauty Close - Up]
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days, compared to those who were inactive, according to a study published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Researchers examined the electronic health records of
4/14/14 - International Surplus Announces a Free Solution to the EHR Mandate Issue
Memphis, TN, United States of America- The Electronic Health Records mandate for healthcare facilities and clinics requires medical records to be digitized by 2015 or medical practitioners will face penalties, fines and reduced Medicare benefits. Usually this digitization could cost between five and ten dollars per sheet of film, but is performed f
4/14/14 - Shenandoah Medical Center selects Allscripts Sunrise to improve outcomes, drive value-based care
Shenandoah Medical Center, located in Shenandoah, Iowa, will deploy select Allscripts Sunrise open, connected and innovative electronic health record solutions to help the hospital system manage the shift to value-based care and serve the evolving healthcare needs of patients in southwest Iowa. "The mission of Shenandoah Medical Center is to make
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