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CONTENTS June 2011 Vol. 32, No. 6 HMT’S RESOURCE GUIDE BY CATEGORY


RESOURCE GUIDE 2011-2012


THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY’S PURCHASING GUIDE FOR IT


COVER STORY 12


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2011-2012


Resource Guide The healthcare industry’s purchasing guide for IT.


Viewpoint By Phil Colpas


DATA MANAGEMENT Healthy data helps patients and providers fl ourish By Bud Walker


REGULATORY ISSUES Reform’s new MLR mandates: Challenge or opportunity? By Eric Demers


INTEROPERABILITY Help for incorporating medical devices into IT networks


By Karen Delvecchio Alphabetical Resource Guide Listings Index of Advertisers


Put Your Company in the 2012-2013


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ACO - Accountable Care Organizations ..................................................................................................12 Admissions/Discharge/Transfer ................................................................................................................12 ASP - Application Service Provider ...........................................................................................................12 Authentication/Biometrics ........................................................................................................................13 Bar Coding System/Devices .....................................................................................................................13 Behavioral Health ...................................................................................................................................13 BI - Business Intelligence ........................................................................................................................13 Call Centers ............................................................................................................................................14 Card Transactions/Patient ID/Smart Cards................................................................................................14 Carts/Mobile Computing .........................................................................................................................14 Case Management .................................................................................................................................15 CIS - Clinical Information Systems ...........................................................................................................15 Claims Auditing/Analysis Software ...........................................................................................................20 Claims Processing/Coding Software .........................................................................................................20 Cloud Computing ...................................................................................................................................21 Compliance/Risk Management ................................................................................................................22 Consulting Services .................................................................................................................................23 CPOE - Computerized Physician Order Entry ..........................................................................................26 Credentialing/Profi les ..............................................................................................................................27 Customer Relationship Management .......................................................................................................27 Data Storage Systems .............................................................................................................................27 Data Warehouse/Data Repository ............................................................................................................28 Decision Support Solutions ......................................................................................................................29 Disease Management .............................................................................................................................30 Document Management/Imaging ...........................................................................................................30 Drug Information Systems/Medication Management ...............................................................................32 EDI - Electronic Data Interchange ..........................................................................................................32 EDIS - Emergency Department ................................................................................................................34 EHR/EMR/PHR - Electronic Medical Records ..........................................................................................35 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) .........................................................................................................38 Financial Information Systems .................................................................................................................38 Furniture .................................................................................................................................................38 GPS/GIS - Global Positioning System/Geographic Information Systems ....................................................39 Hardware - Handheld & PDA Devices .....................................................................................................39 Hardware - Monitors/Displays/Flat Panels ................................................................................................39 Hardware - Other....................................................................................................................................39 Hardware - PCs/Desktop Computers........................................................................................................40 Hardware - Printers/Copiers/Scanners ......................................................................................................40 Hardware - Servers Client/Server Systems ................................................................................................40 Hardware - Tablets/Notebooks/Labtops ...................................................................................................42 Health Plans - Connectivity ......................................................................................................................42 Health Plans - Member Services/Enrollment ............................................................................................42 Health Plans - Provider Network Management ........................................................................................43 Health Plans - Sales Broker Management ................................................................................................43 HIE - Health Information Exchange .........................................................................................................43 HIS - Hospital Information Systems .........................................................................................................44 Home Health Care ..................................................................................................................................45 Hospital Franchises .................................................................................................................................45 Human Resources/Staffi ng ......................................................................................................................45 Interface Engines/Integration Tools ..........................................................................................................45 Internet/Intranet Applications ..................................................................................................................46 LIS - Laboratory Information Systems ......................................................................................................47 Long-Term Care ......................................................................................................................................47 Managed Care Systems ..........................................................................................................................47 Materials Management/Supply Chain/e-Procurement...............................................................................48 Mobile Apps............................................................................................................................................48 Networks/LANs/WANs.............................................................................................................................48 Nursing Information Systems ...................................................................................................................49 Outcome Measurement/Analysis/Clinical Protocols ..................................................................................50 Outsourcing Services ...............................................................................................................................50 PACS/RIS ................................................................................................................................................51 Patient Education ....................................................................................................................................52 Pharmacy Systems ..................................................................................................................................52 POC - Point of Care ................................................................................................................................52 Practice-Management Systems ................................................................................................................53 Radiology Systems ..................................................................................................................................55 RCM-Revenue Cycle Management ..........................................................................................................55 Recruitment/Executive Search Consultants ...............................................................................................56 Remote Access/Application Monitoring ....................................................................................................56 RFID – Asset Tracking .............................................................................................................................57 Scheduling Systems .................................................................................................................................57 Security/Data Protection ..........................................................................................................................58 Speech Recognition/Transcription ............................................................................................................59 Surgical/Perioperative Information Systems ..............................................................................................59 Systems Integration .................................................................................................................................59 Telecommunications Systems ..................................................................................................................60 Telemedicine/Videoconferencing/e-Learning/Teleradiology .......................................................................60 Uninterrupted Power Supply/Power Surge Protection ................................................................................61 Web Page Development ..........................................................................................................................61 Wireless Services .....................................................................................................................................61 Workfl ow Automation ..............................................................................................................................61


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