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CONTENTS Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 www.healthmgttech.com COVER STORY


Healthcare reform not slowing scandemic innovations


COLUMNS 4 24


Viewpoint by Kristine Russell


Thought Leaders: Clinical Documentation by John Clark, Prod Mgr, Imprivata


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November 2013 Vol. 34, No. 11


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


Solutions Guide:Document Management New Products and Services


INFORMATION SYSTEMS 16


Progressive momentum continues despite anticipated provider budget, reimbursement cuts.


The healthcare industry may be farther along in the fiscal and operational throes of yet another healthcare reform initiative under the Obama Administration, but the manufacturers of diagnostic imaging and IT equipment and products are not nearly as cautious this time around. HMT has exclusive executive insights from Agfa HealthCare, Carestream Health, FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A.


Inc, Merge Healthcare,


Amcom Software, Hewlett-Packard, Grady Health System, Viztek, McKesson Corp., Philips Healthcare, Canon Healthcare Solutions Division, and GE Healthcare.


WORKSTATIONS/CARTS


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Preventing medication administration errors Lockable, computerized medication administration carts help hospitals avoid errors and reduce costs. By Deb Stroud, R.N., CHTS-PW, Mayo Regional Hospital


Managing compliance when medication goes mobile Tight regulation requires latest advances in tracking, storage and distribution. By Randy Gerwitz, R.Ph. Director of Pharmacy, ECMC


November 2013 HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 17 SISU Medical Solutions tries EMR


as a service. By Roberta Katz, Director of HC Solutions, EMC Corp.


How to innovate on a limited budget


Preparing for 2020’s


healthcare market Four factors are critical for success. By Pat Blake, EVP, McKesson


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Cover photo of GE Silent Scan, courtesy GE Healthcare.


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