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Testing the way healthcare communicates

The evolution of communication has led to widespread sharing of ideas, knowledge, and information through various types of media (spoken language, written alphabet, printing press, telephone, and internet) that facilitate interaction among different people or organizations. Sharing information creates a well-informed community, effectively spreads knowledge and ideas, and propagates understanding of our environment.

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Enabling interoperability in healthcare

Secure, efficient, and timely exchange of health data is vital for realizing benefits such as real-time access to the information, reduced healthcare costs, and improved care coordination and quality. It also facilitates economical and statistical analysis of data, and early recognition of disease outbreaks and biosurveillance. Shilpa N Vaidya, Research Analyst, Health IT NEWS.Direct! inteviews [...]

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Supporting Image Data on the Cloud

Steve Tolle Senior Vice President Merge Healthcare In relation to Merge Honeycomb™, which was recently showcased at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Amoolya Moses, Assistant Editor, Health IT NEWS.Direct! caught up with Steve Tolle, Senior Vice President at Merge Healthcare, to gain insight into the cloud-based platform and the global imaging informatics market.

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Agfa and Dell Partner to Provide Medical Image Management Solution on the Cloud

Round Rock, TX’s Dell will provide its cloud platform to host its clinical archive portfolio and Greenville, SC-based Agfa HealthCare’s Imaging Clinical Information System (ICIS). This partnership has been inked in an attempt to enable offsite expansion, facilitating access to archived information, and provide comprehensive electronic medical records (EMR) that supports the management of images.

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NEWS: First Certification for Mobile Health Solutions from Continua Health Alliance

Continua Health Alliance has announced the certification for a mobile health service offering, for the first time, to iPhone Mobile Manager, an application from Vignet, Inc., to manage personal health data on Apple mobile devices.

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HealthVault to go Mobile with iTriage

Microsoft has entered into an agreement to integrate its personal healthcare record (PHR), HealthVault with an iPhone mobile application from iTriage®, a mHealth technology provider. This would facilitate iTriage users on iPhone to access their HealthVault account through the app.

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Verizon Broadens Medical Data Exchange Platform to Enhance EMR Adoption

Verizon has announced its plans to expand its Medical Data Exchange platform to assist the healthcare industry in sharing additional digital patient health data, such as X-rays and lab results, in an attempt to accelerate the adoption of electronic medical records (EMR).

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mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

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