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A new Frost & Sullivan report finds rising telehealth opportunities in APAC

Healthcare industry is showing significant interest in telehealth technologies as they possess an ability to address the industry’s challenges. A recent report by Frost & Sullivan, Telehealth Opportunities in APAC, finds increasing opportunities in the telehealth sector in Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The market witnessed a good turnover with mHealth (text, voice, and other mobile services), [...]

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NEWS: IBM to support Spanish healthcare provider in coordinating care

Catalonia, Spain-based Catalan Institute of Health (ICS) has chosen IBM Corporation to partner in their novel care coordination pilot initiative that facilitates coordinated care by allowing care givers (social workers, nurses, and physicians) to view a single patient’s record from a massive volume of Big Data.

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NEWS: Napier Healthcare Solutions further fortifies its relation with a Mumbai hospital through a new deal

Mumbai-based Jaslok Hospital has chosen Singapore-based Napier Healthcare Solutions’ next generation mobile electronic health records platform, Napier EHRm, for meeting its management requirements and helping their staff (over 1,100) deliver services more quickly and efficiently.

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NEWS: Wenatchee Valley Medical Center selects Merge Healthcare for data archiving and radiology solutions

Current healthcare reforms, patient safety trends, and competition for referring physicians have made enterprise-wide sharing of images more important than ever. Washington-based Wenatchee Valley Medical Center (WVMC) has selected Merge Healthcare’s Merge PACS™ and iConnect® Enterprise Archive to upgrade their legacy PACS system and allow providers to access patient data and images on a real-time [...]

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UMass Memorial Health Care contracts Informatica and MedCPU to lower preventable hospital readmissions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have initiated the Hospital Readmissions Reduction (HRR) Program that reduces reimbursements to hospitals that have an increased readmission rate. Aligning with this initiative of lowering avoidable readmissions, UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC) has roped-in Informatica Corporation, a data integration software provider, and MedCPU Inc., a provider of [...]

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Accenture to implement TTP’s clinical software to enable ‘One Patient, One Record’ at Airedale NHS Trust

West Yorkshire-based Airedale National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust has awarded a three-year contract to Accenture and TTP for deploying a hospital system that will enable physicians to access 1.1 million patient records.

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NEWS: New Mount Elizabeth Novena hospital adopts innovative technology to enhance patient safety and outcomes

CareFusion to showcase innovative technologies at HIMMS AsiaPac12 Singapore, 17 Sept. 2012 – Mount Elizabeth Novena has opened its doors as the first, new private hospital to be built in Singapore in more than 30 years, and it is the first to implement innovative medication and supply management technologies that will enhance patient safety and [...]

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NEWS: MedAptus provides charge capture technologies to Cornerstone Health Care

With an intent to streamline inpatient coding and billing processes, High Point, NC-based Cornerstone Health Care has chosen Professional Charge Capture (Pro) solution from Boston, MA-based MedAptus®.

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NEWS: HealtHIE Nevada leverages image sharing service from eHGT for state medical imaging center

Regional Extension Center (REC), HealthInsight has announced that Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging Centers is the first imaging center within the HealtHIE Nevada to go live with eHealth Image Exchange™, a service by eHealth Global Technologies (eHGT) that allows the seamless sharing of diagnostic images.

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New health IT connectivity enables skilled nursing facilities to exchange PHI Sans EHR

In an attempt to enable seamless flow of patient information from skilled nursing facilities to physicians at a regional health information exchange (HIE), Bellevue, WA-based Caradigm, and Pennsylvania’s Keystone Beacon Community (KBC), have developed the MDS-to-CCD Transformer. This data-sharing capability facilitates data exchange even in the absence of an EHR.

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mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

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