CONTENTS September 2012 Vol. 33, No. 9
Jessica Sharp says optimal cart use is all about battery lifespan and charge time.
According to Jocelyn E. Piccone, meaningful-use compliance doesn’t have to be a painful affair.
Keith D. Terry discusses promoting cost-efficient patient services through clinical integration.
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ON THE COVER: HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGES (HIEs) Beyond controversy
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How health information exchanges are connecting the healthcare space.
Meaningful Use Payment Systems Mobile Computing Carts Solutions Guide Workflow Management
Clinical Information Systems
Cover art design by Geoffrey Smith +
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Viewpoint by Phil Colpas
Thought Leaders: Security by Kevin Weeks
DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch
Carts and Mobile Computing Solutions Guide
Index of Advertisers Why your lab needs an HIE
What private organizations should know when building HIEs
What health insurers should know to get an NCQA rating
CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Clinical integration sets the stage for positive change
MEANINGFUL USE 18
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2 September 2012 Painless compliance
How to use pen and paper to achieve MU with an EHR
How mobile technology helps meet MU WORKFLOW ‘EHR within an EHR’ accelerates workflows PAYER SOLUTIONS Achieving excellence through best practices MOBILE COMPUTING Powerful stuff
HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY