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CONTENTS February 2012 Vol. 33, No. 2


Lou Ann Wiedemann talks about building EHRs that decrease medical errors and enhance patient care.


Forecast roundup, part II :


Industry insiders weigh in on the year ahead in healthcare technology.


Nick Heuberger says you shouldn’t wait for an earthquake to set up remote-hosting options.


SECURITY


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ICD-10 SECURITY


ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS


EHR SOLUTIONS GUIDE


HOSPITAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS


ON THE COVER: CLOUD SOLUTIONS


8 Making the cloud


work for healthcare Cloud computing offers incredible opportunities to improve healthcare, reduce costs and accelerate ability to adopt new IT services.


10 Getting started with


cloud computing Offl oading ancillary


applications helps data center expand without adding cost or staff.


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas Thought Leaders: ICD-10 by Joe Gurrieri


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


Solutions Guide: EHRs Index of Advertisers


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2 February 2012 HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY www.healthmgttech.com 24 26 28 30 18


Transferring data securely from medical devices to EMRs


Cardiac clinic moves closer to going paperless. How safe is the cloud?


All of the pieces are in place to enable secure and compliant cloud-based storage environments.


ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS An EHR that delivers results


Arizona doctors credit EHR with helping them grow their practice into the largest of its specialty in the state.


A look at unintended consequences of EHRs The industry needs to focus on building EHRs that decrease medical errors and enhance patient care.


ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS


RCM a critical component of accountability models Revenue cycle management holds the key to successful fi nancial contracting in the world of accountability reform.


ICD-10


Time for action Ten critical areas of ICD-10 focus for healthcare executives.


FORECAST ROUNDUP: PART II Looking toward the future


Industry insiders weigh in on the year ahead in healthcare technology. HOSPITAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS 36 Overcoming the challenges of enterprise system 37 Going beyond disaster recovery Don’t wait for an earthquake to set up remote-hosting options.


migration For Kettering Health Network, selecting the right solution has made all the difference.


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