Health records storage management and systems
- February 02, 2011
Microsoft HealthVault has been picked for a federally funded platform to port radiology imaging data to personal health records. Google Health, meanwhile, isn't ready for imaging.
- January 28, 2011
The transition to ICD-10 codes will be a challenge; but as one CIO is finding, more specific codes will mean more accurate clinical information, not to mention better billing.
- December 07, 2010
Clinical data analytics tends to be confined to large, deep-pocketed health care providers. However, with EHRs set to standardize on ICD-10 and SNOMED, it could reach many others.
- December 02, 2010
Sessions at the RSNA conference are showcasing cutting-edge applications of clinical decision support -- a key meaningful use requirement -- for medical imaging studies.
- December 01, 2010
If there's a disconnect between PACS administrators and radiologists, mend the relationship -- and don't even think about outsourcing, speakers at the RSNA annual meeting said.
- September 21, 2010
Storage appliances help one hospital comply with federal and state medical-image storage requirements. Repeat studies and denied reimbursements have gone down, too.
- July 19, 2010
The U.S. Military Health System is migrating its EHR system to a service-oriented architecture model. In the process, the system's CIO said, private providers can see how to make SOA in health care a reality.
- July 13, 2010
Health care CIOs may not trust cloud computing services for everything. When cloud computing is used in conjunction with a service-oriented architecture, however, it works for some processes.
- June 18, 2010
In this podcast, the CIO of a 232-bed hospital discusses the obstacles it is facing to meet the requirements for meaningful use. These include upgrading its clinical apps and infrastructure.
- June 03, 2010
Google is denying rumors that it’s retreating from its PHR service and says the market is alive and well. But consumer demand for personal health records is still lacking.
- May 19, 2010
New legislation aims to clarify who is eligible for HITECH Act incentives, but doctors say the law still doesn't go far enough to fund and promote EHR implementation.
- May 06, 2010
The Massachusetts governor’s HIT conference focused on the highest of high tech. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin reminded attendees that EHR systems must serve low-tech areas, too.
- April 21, 2010
Uncertain about how to run clinical applications in a virtual environment? Check out these tips from an experienced health care IT professional.
- April 13, 2010
Federal regional extension centers help providers adopt electronic health record systems and reach meaningful use requirements. But physician reluctance and uncertainty about meaningful use stand in the way.
- April 13, 2010
As health providers scrutinize IT to ensure compliance with meaningful use, they are considering personal health record services as a way to supplement patient health information.