CONTENTS November 2012 Vol. 33, No. 11 DECISION SUPPORT
Alyn Ford discusses using dashboards as a logistical control system to track patient throughput.
says minimizing data loss starts with IT security.
Triveni Harsh Mohta talks about the next steps for health insurance exchanges (HIX).
8 November 2012 Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 www.healthmgttech.com HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGES
+PLUS Asset Tracking
Imaging/PACS/RIS Solutions Guide
Wireless Computing Speech Recognition Telehealth
DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT How to streamline your
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ON THE COVER Unique device
the power of barcoding In healthcare, barcodes have been used primarily for asset tracking. But unique device identification (UDI) is about to change that.
COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas
Thought Leaders: Mobile Security by Kate Borten
DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch
Imaging/PACS/RIS Solutions Guide New Products and Services Index of Advertisers
31 www.healthmgttech.com Meaningful-use implications HOME HEALTH Technology holds the HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
answer to healthcare reform Pay-for-performance model underscores importance of advanced predictive modeling tools.
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for selecting radiology EHRs For radiology practices, it’s important to find a vendor that can unify the EHR, PACS/RIS and patient portal.
before adopting a new system Mobile computing devices are a valuable tool when it comes to creating an efficient HIT system within your healthcare facility.
Five ways speech will transform medicine Recent advancements will expand opportunities.
Reap the rewards of mobility Minimizing data loss starts with IT security.
Prescription for ACOs Telehealth is transforming healthcare delivery.
Next steps for HIX Health plans need to differentiate through strategies for innovative deployment.
accounts payable operations How intelligent data capture can replace paper.
How dashboards can increase efficiency Hospitals need a control system that tracks patient throughput.
Drive savings with mobile asset management How New York State’s Ellis Medicine saved $700,000.
BARCODING UNIQUE DEVICE IDENTIFICATION
Power of CE IDENTIFICATION