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Creating interoperable IT systems in healthcare Testing the way healthcare communicates Global mHealth market to touch $10.2 billion by 2018: A new Transparency Market Research report
 

Creating interoperable IT systems in healthcare

Before creating interoperable IT systems in healthcare, it is important to understand the meaning of interoperability. ‘Conceptual interoperability’ and ‘Data Information Knowledge Wisdom (DIKW) Pyramid’ are two terms used in a more generic context to indicate the exchange of data/information and its usage between different systems. DIKW Pyramid provides the basic difference between data and [...]

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.

Global mHealth market to touch $10.2 billion by 2018: A new Transparency Market Research report

Driven primarily by factors like increasing occurrence of chronic diseases and adoption of smartphones, the global mHealth market, which is $1.3 billion in 2012, is estimated to reach $10.2 billion by 2018, at a 41.5% CAGR, according to a new Transparency Market Research report. The report evaluates the global mHealth market by making a cross [...]

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

07 March 2013

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: Allscripts Sunrise product suite to be deployed at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

05 March 2013

Phoenix, AZ-based Phoenix Children’s Hospital has chosen Allscripts (a provider of connected-care solutions) Sunrise suite of products to link its community with an integrated financial and clinical platform.

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NEWS: NHHIO partners with MAeHC and Orion Health for implementing a statewide HIE

22 February 2013

New Hampshire Health Information Organization (NHHIO) has chosen Orion Health Inc, a provider of eHealth technology, and Waltham, MA-based Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) to provide technology and Executive Director Management services, respectively, necessary for implementing a Health Information Exchange (HIE) across the state.

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NEWS: MedSynergies rolls out new suite of solutions to drive greater patient market share

20 February 2013

MedSynergies, Inc., a provider of health IT solutions, has announced the inclusion of physician business services and technology, and management consulting into MSIGHTTM, a new and integrated suite of solutions designed to drive larger patient market share for health systems.

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NEWS: Medworxx Patient Flow Solution to be deployed in South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

04 February 2013

Toronto, ON based Medworxx Solutions Inc., has announced an agreement with South Tees Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, a Tees Valley hospital trust, to deploy Medworxx Patient Flow solution for standardizing admissions and discharge decision making processes, appropriate for the hospital’s inpatients.

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Enabling interoperability in healthcare

31 January 2013

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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NEWS: Omnicell to provide medication management solutions for Alabama-based medical center

16 January 2013

With an intent to update their inventory control and enhance the workflow efficiency, Mobile, AL-based Springhill Medical Center has chosen medication automation and business analytics solution from Omnicell, Inc, a medication management provider.

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NEWS: athenahealth to acquire a mobile solution vendor for $293 million

08 January 2013

athenahealth, Inc, a provider of Best in KLAS cloud-based services to the healthcare industry, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a point-of-care solutions provider, Epocrates, Inc, for about $293 million. athenahealth will buy each Epocrate’s share for $11.75, 22% over its market value (closing price) on 4th January, 2013. The transaction is expected to [...]

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NEWS: CACI strengthens its position in the healthcare IT market by acquiring IDL Solutions

03 January 2013

Arlington, VA-based CACI International Inc, has acquired Germantown, WI-based IDL Solutions, Inc for an undisclosed amount, in a move to expand its business in the $33.5 billion addressable healthcare and federal health insurance market. Established in 1962, CACI provides information solutions and services to security and law enforcement agencies, intelligence communities, defense customers, and federal [...]

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

15 December 2012

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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mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

mhealth + Telehealth World 2013

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