Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

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Technology | August 17, 2009
August 17, 2009 - Metiscan Inc., a holding company, announced that FirstView EHR, Inc. (FirstView) has launched a new...
News | August 10, 2009
August 10, 2009 – The number of oncologists that anticipate adoption an electronic medical record (EMR) in the next...
News | August 09, 2009
August 7, 2009 - Merge Healthcare and HealthPartners, a non-profit health organization in the nation, completed a...
News | August 03, 2009
August 3, 2009 - Merge Healthcare today announced that Allscripts has selected its Cedara WebAccess software...

Dr. Phillip Silberberg is a leading Pediatric Radiologist at Kosair Childrens Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

Feature | July 23, 2009
All of the questions surrounding the stimulus funding and what “meaningful use” really means is enough to give anyone...
Feature | July 22, 2009
The HITECH Act, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and its impact on radiology is foremost on...
News | July 22, 2009
July 22, 2009 – Before implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system, providers must first gain control of...

Don Woodlock is vice president and global GM of GE Healthcare Integrated IT Solutions.

Feature | July 21, 2009
The HITECH Act, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), and its impact on radiology is foremost on...
News | July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009 – Over 225 volunteers with the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) came...
News | July 16, 2009
July 16, 2009 - Agfa HealthCare said today it expanded the capabilities of its IMPAX Cardiovascular (IMPAX CV) with...

President Obama has nominated Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, to be the next Surgeon General of the United States.

News | July 15, 2009
July 15, 2009 - The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) released a statement saying it is...
News | July 14, 2009
July 14, 2009 – The Electronic Health Records Association (EHR Association) made specific recommendations to the Office...
Feature | July 01, 2009
July 1, 2009 – GE Healthcare and InterComponentWare Inc. (ICW), announced that the companies have signed a strategic...
News | June 24, 2009
June 24, 2009 – Nyack Hospital has chosen McKesson’s Paragon technology for community hospitals, enabling the use of...
News | June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009 – GE Healthcare this week launched its Stimulus Simplicity program, which offers healthcare providers...
News | June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009 - While the healthcare community awaited the first "Meaningful Use" definition due today, healthcare...

ARRA has turbocharged the drive for health IT adoption and meaningful use, said Mark Leavitt, M.D., Ph.D., CCHIT chair.

News | June 10, 2009
June 9, 2009 – The Certification Commission today announced a series of two Town Call Web conferences from June 16-17...
Technology | June 09, 2009
June 9, 2009 - TeraMedica Healthcare Technology launched its new Univision - Imageport, an enhancement to its...
News | June 01, 2009
June 1, 2009 – The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) will change its...
News | May 28, 2009
May 27, 2009 – The Chesapeake Hospital Authority has selected McKesson to implement a fully integrated clinical and...