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February 2011 Features

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  Payers


A code that you can live by

 February 2011

Founded in 1891, OhioHealth is a network of eight not-for-profit hospitals and numerous healthcare organizations serving patients...


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  EMR / EHR


Selecting the proper EHR

 By Arthur Gasch and Bill Andrew, February 2011

It's amazing the amount of work the federal government can create for everyone else in just a few...


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  EMR / EHR


The EMR installation disconnect

 By George Gides, February 2011

With the impending implementation of the federal meaningful-use (MU) standards...


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  Hospital Information Systems


Countdown to ICD-10: Are you ready?

 By Katie Carolan, February 2011

The warning signs are blaring. The universe of articles, Webinars, conferences and consultants is expanding. Yes, ICD-10 is here to...


Tagged:    Hospital Information Systems


  EMR / EHR


The interoperability hang-up

 By John Kelly, February 2011

Health information technology (HIT) has always held the promise of reducing costs and medical errors, improving efficiencies...


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  Hospital Information Systems


Problem lists are the keys to meaningful use

 By Joe Bormel, M.D., MPH, February 2011

Many hospitals are behind the curve in implementing a certified electronic health record (EHR) or contending with their existing data exchange...


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  Thought Leaders


Look up: The right EHR may be in the cloud

 By John Haughton, M.D., February 2011

Buying an electronic health record (EHR) system now has potential risks and rewards. If providers adopt EHRs and are certified for meaningful use for at least 90 days...


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  Viewpoint


HIMSS shines at golden anniversary

 By Phil Colpas, Managing Editor, February 2011


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  Hospital Information Systems


The importance of organized and trended data

 By James G. Spahn, M.D., FACS, February 2011

The vast amount of data collected throughout the healthcare system could undoubtedly provide facilities with the knowledge and opportunity to target...


Tagged:    Hospital Information Systems


  Products and Services


Digital pens help with EHRs

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


TVs exclusively for hospitals

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Rugged clinical tablet PC

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Swiss army knife for Wi-Fi analysis

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Accountable care solution

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Multi-touch monitor

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Virus detector for industrial computers

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Low-dose imaging

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Web-based PACS viewing portal

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


iPad-enabled image viewing

 February 2011


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  Industry Watch


Christian named CHIME-HIMSS 2010 CIO of the Year

 February 2011


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  Industry Watch


ONC issues final rule for permanent HIT certification program

 February 2011


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  Industry Watch


2011 Health Devices Achievement Award

 February 2011


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  Industry Watch


Crosswalks at your fingertips

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Split display for diagnostic imaging

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Dual-monitor mount

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Sharable capacitive-touch display

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Flexible patient monitoring

 February 2011


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  Products and Services


Ultra-narrow LCD for video walls

 February 2011


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  Hospital Information Systems


Forecast 2011 Part II

 February 2011

The spotlight will be on compliance with Stage 1 meaningful-use (MU) criteria. One of the key components of compliance...


Tagged:    Hospital Information Systems