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Choosing Your Best Network Partner

October 8, 2013

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Choosing Your Best Network PArtner

Whether you are an advertiser or a publisher there are many opportunities available in today’s online landscape and many important decisions to be made as a result.

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Business Process Outsourcing Goes Mission-Critical

January 29, 2007

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Healthcare providers know that accomplishing their missions in a competitive marketplace means concentrating their talent and experience on what they do best – delivering high-quality patient care. Healthcare providers, like businesses in other industries, increasingly are off-loading noncore support functions and business processes to vendors who can perform them better, faster and cheaper. Outsourced business […]

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Transforming Healthcare With Connected EHRs

January 29, 2007

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Today new medical advances in the healthcare industry are dramatically changing the way care is provided to patients. At the same time, healthcare organizations are under pressure to cut costs, increase productivity and improve patient care. Connected healthcare applications, including electronic health records, that address these issues and streamline information and communications at the point […]

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Panasonic Case Study: Alacare Home Health & Hospice

November 13, 2005

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Alacare Home Health & Hospice™ understands that caring for those in need while delivering outstanding service is essential to their organization’s success. That’s why they have equipped their visiting nurses with laptops. “Our nurses are able to focus on patients’ care instead of having to spend a lot of extra time looking for information. It’s […]

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Panasonic Case Study: Gaston Memorial Hospital

November 13, 2005

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Gaston Memorial Hospital is a 435-bed, independent not-for-profit hospital that serves its community in North Carolina. The hospital provides an expansive, surgical suite with all the latest advancements. And like many other hospitals, Gaston has decided to add mobile PCs to improve the quality of care their patients receive from their hospital. That’s why Gaston […]

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Selecting Technologies for an EHR

November 13, 2005

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The task of choosing technologies for an organization varies greatly from doing it for an electronic health record (EHR). The tasks themselves are similar, but the focus, priorities and evaluative criteria for selecting technologies are not. You need to define the community to be served by the EHR, understand existing assets to build upon, figure […]

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EHR Usage: A Compendium of Recent Studies Performed by KLAS

November 13, 2005

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Old habits, not technology, are today’s roadblocks for EHR adoption and use. Physicians traditionally handwrite orders or tell someone else what to order. Clerical personnel typically transcribe orders into the system and maybe a nurse validates the order.When physicians need a test result they ask a nurse or clerk to print it. Today everything can […]

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Technology Devices for Healthcare

November 13, 2005

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Many Choices, Real Benefits Desktops, tablet PCs, mobile laptops, computers on wheels, handheld devices — technology devices that access an EHR system provide a universe of opportunity. Despite the real benefits these devices offer, the devil is in the details. How can a CMIO or CIO navigate the technology needs of a healthcare organization based […]

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Dr. Bill Crounse and David Lubinski Explain How Adaptive Design Can Improve Health Care Systems

July 16, 2004

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David Lubinski Managing Director, Microsoft Bill Crounse, M.D. Global Healthcare Industry Manager Microsoft HCT: For a long time people have been talking about how technology can improve health care, but there is a lot of resistance and slow adoption. Why is it paramount now to adapt old, existing technology to address new industry issues? Bill […]

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