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December 26, 2012 / Issue 59

In this issue: A few of our favorite (healthcare IT) things

Great events: HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Valuable rankings: Best in KLAS Awards Software & Services 2012

Predictions about technology to come: IBM

Free medical apps for the iPad Mini: Top 5 for 2012

Quality, in-depth guidelines and training: AHIMA

Roadmaps for HIE success: NeHC

All-encompassing ICD-10 Solutions: SSI

Video collaboration extended to social networks: Polycom

Flexibility built into our everyday worklives: AFC

Upgradable cart power: Futura Mobility

Sleek all-in-one PCs for medical environments: GammaTech

Handheld scanners with smartphone capabilities: Honeywell

Wireless, five-second x-ray systems: Carestream

Highly customizable telemedicine solutions: Rubbermaid

Blogs that link Festivus to mobile healthcare IT issues

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A few of our favorite (healthcare IT) things

Great events: HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition

HIMSS13 Annual Conference and Exhibition, March 3-7, New Orleans, brings together the latest in technologies, patient safety and quality, regulatory compliance, business best practices and personal growth all in one location. Don't miss the new Knowledge and Social Media Centers, HIMSS Interoperability Showcase and much more. Attendees can also play HMT's TechTrek to win the latest tablets from Apple.

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Valuable rankings: Best in KLAS Awards Software & Services 2012

Just released, this highly anticipated annual report from KLAS reflects feedback from nearly 20,000 healthcare providers this year about more than 900 software solutions and services. Who’s numero uno? Hint: Epic sweeps eight Best in KLAS award categories.

Find out who is Best in KLAS for Software. >

Find out who is Best in KLAS for Professional Services. >

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Predictions about technology to come: IBM

Each December, IBM unveils the 5 in 5: five predictions about technology innovations that will change the way we work, live and play within the next five years. The ideas come from the thousands of biologists, engineers, mathematicians and medical physicians in IBM Research labs around the world. The big predictions this time around center on computers that mimic and augment the senses.

Read IBM’s 5 in 5 predictions. >

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Free medical apps for the iPad Mini: Top 5 for 2012

We'll find out in 2013 if a smaller form factor is the key to further iPad domination in the healthcare workspace.

Read the Medicalopedia article. >

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Quality, in-depth guidelines and training: AHIMA

From ICD-10 and EHRs to disaster planning and security threats, the AHIMA online bookstore has your educational needs covered.

See what’s new at the AHIMA store. >

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Roadmaps for HIE success: NeHC

The National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) Health Information Exchange (HIE) Learning Network recently presented findings and recommendations from its groundbreaking work to develop solutions for some of the most challenging HIE issues. The recommendations included in the HIE Learning Network workgroups’ culmination of whitepapers (collectively titled “Following the NeHC HIE Roadmap: Four Routes to Success”) are the result of five months of collaborative work by more than 450 stakeholders.

Learn more about the eHealth Collaborative reports. >

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All-encompassing ICD-10 Solutions: SSI

The 10Smart Solution provides smooth ICD-10 conversion and helps protect your financial picture during the transition to ICD-10. 10Smart includes: ClaimSmart Suite, a fourth-generation RCM solution; A/Rchitect, a breakthrough platform that features an Analytics Suite and ICD-10 Assessment Tool; and ClickON ClearView ICD-10, a claim-validation test harness.

Learn more about SSI’s 10Smart Solution. >

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Video collaboration extended to social networks: Polycom

The RealPresence CloudAXIS Suite is a one-click, cloud-based video collaboration app that connects people via video over the Polycom RealPresence Platform. Users can hold enterprise-grade video conferences with anyone in their social networks, Skype lists, Facebook, etc. over Polycom’s open standards-based video platform.

Learn more about the Polycom RealPresence CloudAXIS Suite. >

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Flexibility built into our everyday worklives: AFC

What do you get when you mix the benefits of a height-adjustable single-tier desk with the flexibility of a swing-lift platform? You get the Swingle Tier, an ergonomic workstation designed to impress.

Learn more about the Swingle Tier from AFC Industries. >

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Upgradable cart power: Futura Mobility

The Continuum Power System provides hospitals that have several models of mobile carts with a universal, upgraded, lithium-iron-phosphate (LiFePO4) power solution. It features an advanced electronics system that safely recharges the batteries to full capacity in just two hours. Easy retrofit kits are available for Ergotron, Howard, InfoLogix, Jaco, Metro/Flo, Rubbermaid, Stinger and more.

Learn more about the Continuum Power System from Futura Mobility. >

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Sleek all-in-one PCs for medical environments: GammaTech

The A22i All-In-One PC is a lightweight unit that can be securely docked onto a medical cart or carried by its built-in ergonomic handle for instant patient file access. With a full-HD 21.5-inch capacitive touch-screen display and powered by the Intel Ivy Bridge processor, the A22i features outstanding performance. It has Intel Wi-Fi b/g/n with a Bluetooth option available and a high-resolution, two-megapixel Web camera.

Learn more about the A22i from GammaTech. >

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Handheld scanners with smartphone capabilities: Honeywell

The pocket-size Dolphin 70e Black enterprise hybrid device is a ruggedized unit that scans barcodes, accesses the Internet, captures data and can withstand drops, dust and submersion in water. And yes, it even functions as a pager and makes phone calls.

Learn more about Honeywell’s Dolphin Black. >

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Wireless, five-second x-ray systems: Carestream

The DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems provide bedside imaging and allow physicians to view x-ray images in about five seconds, which can lead to rapid diagnosis and treatment. They also deliver process improvements for everyone involved in the imaging workflow, from technologists to physicians, radiologists and specialists.

Learn more about the DRX-Revolution. >

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Highly customizable telemedicine solutions: Rubbermaid

Built on a best-in-class mobile platform, the T38 is a customizable, point-of-care unit that addresses different telemedicine requirements, including: medical device connection, high-definition video conferencing, platform computing, touch annotation and content sharing.

Learn more about the T38 telemedicine solution. >

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Blogs that link Festivus to mobile healthcare IT issues

Who knew the two had anything in common? Matthew Grob, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, senior director of enterprise IT planning, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, performs his Airing of Grievances related to mobile technologies at this special time of year.

Read Matthew Grob’s HIMSS blog. >

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Our readers and sponsors, of course

We saved the best for last. Best wishes for a healthy, happy and prosperous new year!

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