December 4, 2013
Doctor’s offices, where patients are primed to receive healthcare information, are a fast-growing point-of-care (POC) marketing channel, for everything from unbranded disease education to branded product advertising. However, traditional POC campaign measurement has been physician-centric, making it difficult to accurately measure patient impact and impossible to benchmark against other direct-to-consumer vehicles.
October 29, 2013
Instead of spending money to implement unique business system for each healthcare organisation, let us consider a common platform, which allows to easy implementing unique business processes from a coherent set of world-class working practices and deploy this platform into each healthcare organisation.
October 24, 2013
The FDA final guidance on Mobile Medical Applications is finally here. The final document effectively creates three categories of mobile applications in the mobile health space. This articles outlines these three elements.
October 16, 2013
QlikTech, (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced an electronic medical records (EMR) technology agreement with Epic.
September 11, 2013
The most anticipated document in the history of the booming field of mobile health should be here any day. The Mobile Medical Applications Guidance we’ve been waiting on for the past year could be published any day. Or maybe it won’t be. There is a fierce battle going on over the release of the guidance and anticipation grows every day that it is not released.
August 27, 2013
The Cleveland Clinic today launched an expansion of their iPad-based concussion testing platform to rural communities in Iowa as highlighted by a recent mobihealthnews article. The Cleveland Clinic has been working on building this technology for the past 18 to 24 months and it is exciting to see that an institution such as the Cleveland Clinic is taking such an interest in mobile concussion diagnostics. Currently the Cleveland Clinic technology is working through the logistics of distribution and has not yet launched to the public for sale. The C3 Logix app is still being tested in Cleveland area schools and now in a rural area Iowa high school inventor Jay Alberts commented.
August 15, 2013
By Patrick Burke, RackspaceCloud computing can help a business run more efficiently, allow an end user to access information while on the go and, perhaps most importantly, help researchers battle cancer. Read More >>>
June 26, 2013
Minneapolis is set to become a national epicenter of healthcare data thought leadership and policy discussion this September when the city plays host to the fifth annual Healthcare Business Intelligence Summit. Founded by locally based healthcare thought leader Lancet, the summit brings together healthcare executives to debate national data issues, developments and best practices in the use and management of data across the healthcare industry. Attendance is free for qualified healthcare professionals. See website for details.
June 6, 2013
Armonk, N.Y. and Seattle, WA – 6 June, 2013: IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Brightlight today announced that Seattle Children’s Hospital is using IBM Big Data technology to improve treatment of its young patients. With over 350,000 patient visits annually and thousands of data points associated with each patient, Seattle Children’s Hospital can run queries on patient data in seconds, rather than minutes, to provide quicker, more effective care and diagnosis.
June 3, 2013
HealtheConnections, the Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO) supporting the 1.4 million people in Central New York, today announced that it has successfully completed the migration of all regional health information and services to its new health information exchange (HIE) system powered by Mirth Corporation.
April 22, 2013
In today’s market of the all-encompassing cell phone it is no surprise that our mobile devices are not only tools for online banking and downloading favorite tunes, but also for staying healthy. A study by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows that maintaining or improving fitness is directly associated with lower risk for development of cardiovascular risk factors.
April 11, 2013
Participants should gain an in-depth understanding of BPM/ESB/SOA role in the health insurance exchange world and specific best practices of how to ensure the success of payer-exchange integration projects.
April 10, 2013
Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced the availability of two new blood tests for aiding the early diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disorder that can cause debilitating joint damage.
April 9, 2013
Wayne, Pa. and Alpharetta, Ga., Jan. 7, 2013—Precyse, a leader in Health Information Management (HIM) technology and services, announces that it has been named Best in KLAS for Transcription Services in the recent KLAS report titled “2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services.” Precyse is also the No. 1 ranked vendor in the KLAS “HIM Services 2012: Helping to Weather the Storm” report for Transcription Services.
April 9, 2013
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of Mendeley, a London-based company that operates a global research management and collaboration platform.
March 28, 2013
February 1, 2013 — CTG (NASDAQ: CTGX), an information technology (IT) solutions and services company, today announced that it has acquired etrinity, a provider of IT services to the healthcare market in Belgium and the Netherlands, from i-Cros Nv of Antwerp, Belgium. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CTG expects the acquisition will be neutral to slightly accretive to its 2013 earnings.
March 28, 2013
AMI takes CDI to the next level by integrating more than 300 different quality measures that have been registered and approved into AMI’s Natural Language Processing CAC solution. The clinical documentation guidelines give hospital personnel the information they need to support documentation decisions regarding patient severity, acuity, and risk of mortality. EMscribe CDI provides tangible improvement outcomes through software monitoring, searchable data, user-defined reports and real time performance monitoring and clinical updates.
March 18, 2013
For more than 20 years, much of the national debate on reforming health care has focused on reducing the spiraling cost of everything from drugs, fees and premiums to Medicare reimbursements and even beneficial new technologies. And with good reason: affordability not only affects the health and well being of individual citizens, it affects the financial health of the country as a whole.
March 4, 2013
With the Azul Systems solution, Groupe Mutuel has realized a number of business advantages. The solution has provided a substantial improvement in the performance of the customer portal and the scalability of the applications for both customers and service agents. The result is the ability to ensure the best online experience for its customer base.
March 1, 2013
Informatica Enables Operational Intelligence with Real-Time Alerting
January 31, 2013
New virtualization and cloud technologies are helping healthcare organizations shape their security, management, and data center environments. However, in creating a solid platform, administrators must look at the various virtualization technologies which can create and maintain efficiencies on multiple levels. Many times some of the best cloud and virtualization designs fail to take one very important aspect into consideration: the end-user.
January 22, 2013
By Robert Jennings, Capsule Tech, Inc. While the benefits for clinicians and patients may be readily apparent, MDI solutions deliver significant advantages for healthcare IT, Biomeds and even administrators, who typically never approach the bedside. Read More >>>
January 8, 2013
Despite wide investments nationally in electronic medical records and related tools, the cost-saving promise of health information technology has not been reached because the systems deployed are neither interconnected nor easy to use, according to a new RAND Corporation analysis.
December 27, 2012
Healthcare IT, like all of IT, has changed tremendously over the past year. The Affordable Healthcare Act is now the law of the land (and will probably stay that way), which means digital record-keeping will continue to grow in importance. 2013 also marks the beginning of payment bundling, which will mean that more (and more reliable) data interchange will become increasingly necessary.
December 3, 2012
Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCQB: DVNTF), a leader in secure mobile health that “Powers Care Coordination through Mobility,” today announced mobiHealth Wallet™, a secure, personalized virtual container for downloading, entering, managing and sharing personal health information.
November 15, 2012
McKesson and the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) have entered into an agreement that will support healthcare organizations’ growing interest inbundling payments for episodes of care, a promising alternative to fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement for healthcare services
November 5, 2012
CareEnhance Review Manager Enterprise Helps Increase the Efficiency and Accuracy of Medical Necessity Review and Documentation while Improving Care Quality
November 5, 2012
According to the Verizon 2012 and 2011 Data Breach Investigations Reports (DBIR), businesses can get a glimpse of how cybercrime is affecting their industry. Stu Sjouwerman, CEO and founder of KnowBe4 (www.knowbe4.com), a security awareness training firm, responds to the healthcare industry findings, and encourages companies to take precautions by implementing employee training designed to prevent cybercrime.
November 1, 2012
Direct Relief is using Palantir’s data-visualization tools to analyze recovery resource needs as New York State’s health information exchange network enables cloud access to medical records following hospital evacuations.
October 25, 2012
Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCQB: DVNTF), a leader in secure mobile health that “Powers Care Coordination through Mobility,” has strengthened its MobiSecure® mobile healthcare platform with 36 new features in its 4.5 version release. The features help providers and payers rapidly deploy simple, secure mobile applications and improve care coordination and patient health outcomes.