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July 29, 2010 – To help physicians overcome the medical technology challenges that impede rapid adoption of connected medical technologies, Best Buy For Business and Cardiac Science Corp. recently...

July 22, 2010 – Changes included in the final rules governing the meaningful use objectives for Medicare and Medicaid incentive programs for electronic health records (EHRs) will improve the odds...

July 21, 2010 – The Advancing Patient Safety Coalition sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, urging the agency to immediately issue rules on unique device...

July 12, 2010 – Health Level Seven Intl. (HL7), a non-profit standards development organization, has submitted comments emphasizing the need for strong health informatics standards to the European...

July 8, 2010 – Users of eMix’s cloud-based sharing technology now have the ability to preview exams from any Web browser or smart phone, thanks to a new feature called eMix Preview. Any...

July 6, 2010 – The government’s certification program for health information technology (HIT) will continue to evolve over time, according to a review of the recently released final rule for the...

June 9, 2010 – Allscripts and Eclipsys, leading providers of electronic health records (EHR) in the ambulatory and acute health care markets, announced today they will merge to create the one...

April 23, 2010 - Vendor-neutral picture archive and communication systems (PACS) are facilitating interoperability across existing modalities and networks.

April 22, 2010 - With the proliferation of telemedicine and tereradiology services, the two fields are crossing paths on over health care networks, and in particular in image-enabled electronic...

March 16, 2010 - As part of the second installment of funds under the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,...

March 1, 2010 - Getting current and past medication history assembled and ready in case of emergencies is one of the strongest value propositions for using an online personal health records (PHR...

March 1, 2010 - Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin landed for a meet-and-greet, one-hour photo opportunity session for media at Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2010 in...

March 1, 2010 - “Meaningful use” is poised to be the major driver of healthcare information technology (IT) spending in 2010, in addition to other supporting factors, such as recovering economy...

February 23, 2010 — Medical Informatics Engineering (MIE) today announced a formal collaboration with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to promote electronic health record products with...

Feb 16, 2010 — East Orange General Hospital, in East Orange, N.J., purchased a new hospital-based electronic medical record (EMR) offering in an effort to reduce cost and enhance patient care.

January 20, 2010 - The IHE 2010 North America Connectathon demonstrated the efficacy of electronic health record system connectivity and interoperable exchange of patient health data with...

January 13, 2010 – Diagnostic cardiac monitor company Cardiac Science is working to connect its devices with MEDENT's electronic medical record (EMR) system.

December 16, 2009 - Many healthcare providers who are pursuing meaningful use objectives and meeting with deadlines defined within the HITECH provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

December 3, 2009 – Vendor readiness, lack of staff and access to capital will make implementation of the HIT Standards Committee standards in time to meet currently established deadlines unlikely...

November 24, 2009 - Seventy million dollars in grant money will go to community college training programs for health information technology professionals, and $10 million is designated to develop...