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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: Nuance Healthcare to provide speech recognition solutions to King Fahd Hospital of the Dammam University

Emerging Technologies, the local implementation partner for Nuance Healthcare in Saudi Arabia, announced the deployment of the latter’s Dragon Medical 360 | Network Edition at the King Fahd Hospital of Dammam University and across the middle east region. Through this deployment, the hospital aims to help physicians in providing care and also assist students in [...]

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NEWS: Microsoft and Wipro join forces to provide Cardiac Care and Remote Fetal Monitoring solutions

Wipro Technologies, a global IT, outsourcing, and consulting company, in partnership with Microsoft Corporation has rolled out the Wipro AssureHealth platform. Targeted mainly at care providers, the platform provides innovative solutions for Cardiac Care and Remote Fetal Monitoring that will help provide low cost, high quality treatment, mainly for chronic diseases.

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NEWS: CSIR and HP partner to better rural healthcare scenario by launching a cloud-enabled eHealth center

In rural India, healthcare infrastructure consists of a Primary Healthcare Center (PHC) for a population of 30,000 and a Sub-Center for every 5000 people. This healthcare model is plagued by several problems such as inexistence of tools for remote monitoring and management, lack of standardized health information that can be accessed, and inability to provide [...]

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NEWS: Keonics wins #INRS#27 crore-worth project from State Health Society, Bihar

Bangalore-based, Karnataka State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (KEONICS) has been awarded a Rs.27 crore-worth, 3 year, telemedicine project by the Patna-based State Health Society, Bihar (SHSB). Through this project, Keonics will set up a telemedicine network across rural Bihar, considered as the first state implementing telemedicine on such a large scale. Scheduled to begin from [...]

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NEWS: A new health IT certification program to enable secure interoperability in healthcare

In a move that underscores the importance of interoperability in healthcare, Mechanicsburg, PA-based ICSA labs, and Chicago, IL-based Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise-USA (IHE USA), a not-for-profit organization promoting standard–based interoperability in healthcare, have collaborated on a new program that certifies products to complement prevailing IHE integration profiles for establishing secure interoperability among various systems and [...]

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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: 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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