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April 9, 2009 - Sage said its new Intergy Electronic Health Record (EHR) Version 5.5 allows for better medical device integration and auto-populates fields with information from many common...

April 8, 2009 – GE Healthcare is presenting at the annual meeting of the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) its new Centricity Enterprise Archive as a platform for...

April 8, 2009 - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s new electronic personal health record, myNYP.org, enables patients to access their medical information wherever and whenever they need it.

April 6, 2009 – At HIMSS 2009, GE Healthcare said today announced it will work with Providence Health & Services (Portland, OR) to develop a new connectivity platform to integrate electronic...

April 6, 2009 – According to The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), an unprecedented rush of applications to meet a March 31 deadline for applying for the 2008...

April 6, 2009 - The majority of medical errors in hospitals are absolutely predictable human error, according to HIMSS 2009 keynote speaker Dennis Quaid, actor and founder of the Quaid Foundation...

April 6, 2009 — A new research survey released today at HIMSS 2009 by SK&A Information Services Inc. reveals 67 percent of medical offices with four or more physicians do not currently use...

April 6, 2009 - More than 70 clinical information systems from 72 different technology companies and organizations are demonstrating how their products communicate and interact with each other in...

April 5, 2009 - GE Healthcare will collaborate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Public Health Informatics in a project demonstrating the capability...

April 3, 2009 - Kaiser Permanente has substantially improved the heart attack survival rate for its members in Colorado through an innovative program that links coronary disease patients, and...

April 1, 2009 - Healthcare provider attitudes toward the adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) technology at outpatient facilities and physician practices have changed significantly over the...

March 18, 2009 - The success of Massachusetts hospitals and physicians to incorporate information technology (IT) into healthcare demonstrates the importance of incentives, according to two...

March 4, 2009 –– Since the implementation of Medsphere’s OpenVista electronic health record (EHR), Midland Memorial Hospital (MMH) has realized a host of improved clinical results, including fewer...

March 2, 2009 - The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has created a summary of the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009,” aka "the stimulus bill," which includes...

February 27, 2009 - As the country moves to transform healthcare with the passing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 42 U.S. hospitals recognized as a Stage 6 by HIMSS Analytics serve...

February 17, 2009 – In response to President Obama signing the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law today, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society...

February 4, 2009 - Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT) said it has created the first free Web site allowing patients to upload and share diagnostic-quality medical images using nothing but a...

February 2, 2009 - An online survey of 1,888 physicians, medical group executives and staff, released today by Allscripts, concludes that U.S. physician groups are eager to accept a proposed multi...

January 29, 2009 - GE Healthcare’s Mac-Lab IT hemodynamic recording and data management solution has received 2008 Category Leader designation in the “Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software and...