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August 2012 Features

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  Solutions Guide


Wireless Solutions Guide

 August 2012

Health Management Technology's Wireless Solutions Guide for August 2012.


Tagged:    Solutions Guide


 


August 2012 Products and Services

 August 2012

Health Management Technology's products and services for August 2012.


Tagged:    Products and Services


 


Industry groups react to Supreme Court ruling on healthcare reform

 August 2012

After months of uncertainty, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced its decision June 28 on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA). The court ruled that the key provision of the law, the individual mandate, is constitutional by a 5-4 vote. The required expansion of Medicaid coverage by states did not fare so well; that provision was struck down 7-2. We feature excerpts of reactions to the monumental ruling below.


Tagged:    Industry Watch


 


Insights from the office for civil rights

 By Mac McMillan, August 2012

An inside look at the results of the first random HIPAA compliance audits.


Tagged:    Thought Leaders


 


SCOTUS decision yields opportunity, demands responsibility

 By Phil Colpas, Managing Editor, August 2012

Unsuccessful in my attempts to locate “The Supreme Court of the United States 2012 Healthcare Decision for Dummies,” and having read umpteen analyses of the landmark case from both conservative and liberal fronts, I must return to my earlier, overly simplified conclusion: SCOTUS upholding the Affordable Care Act is a huge boon to healthcare IT vendors of all ilk. Because after all is said and done, more customers mean more opportunities to sell solutions.


Tagged:    Viewpoint


 


Four steps to successful mobile implementation

 By Cheryl D. Parker, August 2012

Best practices for integrating mobile technology into existing hospital workflows.


Tagged:    Workflow


 


Palm scanners enhance patient safety

 By Neil Hansen, August 2012

Iowa's Broadlawns Medical Center integrated a palm vein-scanning system with its registration process, making it more secure and efficient.


Tagged:    Security


 


Positive patient identification begins at step one

 By Ben Cunningham, DYMO, August 2012

Affordable, high-resolution, dedicated ID card image scanners allow medical practices to start positive patient identification (PPID) at the point of registration.


Tagged:    Security


 


A look inside the Vault

 By Jenny Furniss, August 2012

St. Charles Health System sought an outside partner to host its data.


Tagged:    Data Storage / Data Management


 


Is RTLS a tipping-point technology?

 By Jon Poshywak, August 2012

Mobile solutions increase accuracy and accountability for full-service durable medical equipment and oxygen respiratory supplier.


Tagged:    Hospital Information Systems


 


A breath of fresh air

 By Kenneth Suter, August 2012

Mobile solutions increase accuracy and accountability for full-service durable medical equipment and oxygen respiratory supplier.


Tagged:    Hospital Information Systems