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ICU Management

Ochsner Health System Wins Best Comprehensive Integration Award from Intelligent Health Association

2015 16 Apr

System-Wide Approach Integrates Health IT and Medication Management PlatformThe Intelligent Hospital Association has announced that Ochsner Health System has been awarded the Best Comprehensive Integration for 2014. The award is given to a hospital or health system that effectively and seamlessly integrates technologies to provide a comprehensive solution... Read more

Health Management

2015 14 Apr

Alex W. Gourlay is one of the keynote speakers at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) annual conference being held this week in Chicago, Illinois. Gourlay is president of Illinois-based Walgreen Co., the largest community pharmacy in the US, a role he has filled since September 2014. In 2012 it was announced that Walgreens... Read more

IT Management

Natural Language Processing Accurately Tracks Clinical Quality

2015 14 Apr

Hospital systems interested in mining text documents for medical knowledge that can improve the quality of care should consider using natural language processing (NLP). The text analysis technique allows computers to derive meaning from medical records, which can then be interpreted by clinicians and quality control experts. That makes it possible to... Read more

IT Management

California Children’s Hospital Wins HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award

2015 17 Jan

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) has earned a Stage 7 award by HIMSS Analytics, and will be recognised at the Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois in April 2015. The award recognises hospitals which implement and utilise information technology to achieve an advanced electronic medical record (EMR) environment.“Eliminating... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS UK Launched Following UK Event Company Acquisition

2014 14 Mar

HIMSS, a global not for profit organisation, has announced the launch of HIMSS UK after having acquired Citadel Events Ltd, a UK based event management company specializing in health  IT. HIMSS UK is the latest in a portfolio of HIMSS units in Asia, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and elsewhere in Europe. The organisation’s aim is to provide... Read more

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