April 2010 Vol. 31, No. 4
Change unmanageable work-fl ow procedures
System provides physician practice with streamlined work fl ow, easy user interface, fi ling templates, reduced costs, and organization and multitasking of documents.
Cambridge Memorial Hospital is increasing effi ciency and improving patient care with a new emergency room tracking board and business- intelligence system.
Use standards-based approach for integration
Blending with custom interfaces can yield effi ciencies and shorten the time required to deliver diagnostic information to care providers.
Where revenue-cycle management goes wrong
Increased profi ts, streamlined operations and a strengthened fi nancial position are all benefi ts of the right type of RCM implementation.
by Ken Anderberg
Pioneers in Healthcare IT
by Art Randall
by Michael Meisel
by Saurabh Bhatnagar
Industry Watch HIMSS Products and Services Index of Advertisers
Keep the wireless network healthy
LibertyHealth upgraded its wireless network to assure users had the 24-hour access needed by healthcare applications.
VA strengthens critical patient-safety procedure
Two systems replace traditional paper-based informed-consent process with an electronic time-out checklist integrated into electronic records.
HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY