CONTENTS June 2013 Vol. 34, No. 6 JUNE 2013 DATA STORAGE/DATA MANAGEMENT Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 or rmation Systems Solutions since 198 80 www.healthmgttech.com TEER How automation helps
the revenue cycle process
12 Critical to care
RFID/RTLS/Asset Management Data Storage/Management NEW PRODUCTS
Cloud Compliance COVER DESIGN BY GEOFFREY SMITH HMT201306-Cover WORKING.indd CI ON THE COVER 8
REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT ROUNDUP
How automation helps steer the revenue cycle process
While the goal of revenue cycle management remains essentially the same, healthcare reform will make it infinitely more complex.
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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas
Thought Leaders: Cloud Compliance by Oren Hamami
DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch
RFID/RTLS/Asset Management Solutions Guide New Products and Services
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A comprehensive approach to data management in a hospital environment.
Transitioning to a vendor-neutral image archive Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare creates an enterprise-wide archive designed to manage data from all PACS.
RFID/RTLS/ASSET MANAGEMENT 18 Enlisting automation in the fight against
nightmare bacteria RTLS hand-hygiene systems and patient-tracking software can combat the growing problem of HAIs.
20 Asset management as a tool to improve
patient care Boca Raton Regional Hospital tracks down a solution.
22 The path to enterprise locating
Patient workflows were immensely improved after implementing RTLS.
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