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CONTENTS December 2012 Vol. 33, No. 12


Paul Auerbach, M.D., discusses challenges of implementing evidence-based medicine in tough global environments.


Thought Leaders:


Matt Cicciari explains how to get a handle on all that data.


Geeta Nayyar says mHealth solutions are paving the way toward


better disease management.


ER/ICU MANAGEMENT On the front lines


December 2012 10 Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 SPEEDING UP THE ED CARE PROCESS +PLUS


ER/ICU Management Disease Management Data Management Monitors & TVs Security


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ON THE COVER Speeding up the ED


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care process Three hospital organizations mitigate overcrowding by improving patient flow, processes and documentation.


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas


Thought Leaders: Data Management by Matt Cicciari


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


Displays/Monitors/TVs Solutions Guide


New Products and Services Index of Advertisers


How to manage diabetes – not be


managed by it mHealth solutions are paving the way toward better disease management.


Helping patients better manage


chronic disease The future of disease management is all about engagement.


SECURITY 17 The mobile-medical conundrum: Does


convenience trump security? How IT can protect personal medical data.


CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS 18 Getting the evidence


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Delivering solutions outside the box For Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, using a combination of more than 100 strategically positioned, customized workstations has resulted in positive feedback from staff.


How HIT accelerates ED success in supporting new healthcare models.


The challenge of implementing evidence-based medicine in tough global environments.


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HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY


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