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IT Management

Medical Mix Up? Patient Identity

2016 25 Jan

Electronic health information exchange (HIE) is supposed to make coordination between care teams easier, resulting in a better patient experience. It's therefore important for hospitals to ensure that patients' records are correct — ie, no erroneous entries. However, errors in typing in names and numbers are rather common, given that many different... Read more

IT Management

6 Tips for How to Prevent a Healthcare Data Breach

2015 02 Jun

Health care data breaches can cost any health facility not just in terms of fines or potential legal costs but the trust and confidence of patients.The following 6 tips can help prevent a data breach. Risk Assessment Conduct a risk assessment on your security policies in order to ascertain potential threats and weaknesses in your system. This way, you... Read more

IMAGING Management

Agfa HealthCare, Park Place International Optimise MEDITECH EHRs

2014 21 Nov

Agfa HealthCare has announced a collaboration with Park Place International (PPI) to integrate and resell the Agfa HealthCare Enterprise Imaging Portfolio to optimise the MEDITECH electronic health record (EHR). This solution provides multi-media electronic content management for MEDITECH EHRs and enhances value based performance goals. The changing... Read more

IT Management

AMA Announces Framework for EHR Usability

2014 19 Sep

CHICAGO - Building on its landmark study with RAND Corp. confirming that discontent with electronic health records (EHRs) is taking a significant toll on physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) today called for solutions to EHR systems that have neglected usability as a necessary feature. Responding to the urgent physician need for better... Read more

IT Management

Healthcare Data Breaches

2014 07 Sep

There have been several news stories recently related to sophisticated data breaches of confidential data in hospitals and healthcare organisations. Early this year, two healthcare organisations lost tens of thousands of data records because of lost USB flash drives and data sticks. The extent of data breaches was large enough to cause the HIPAA to... Read more

IT Management

SANS-Norse Report: Cyberattacks Compromising Healthcare Organisations

2014 25 Feb

Norse Global Threat Intelligence Platform Identifies Healthcare Organizations' Compromised Networks, Applications, Devices and SystemsIn association with SANS, the most trusted and largest source for information security training, certification and research, Norse, the leading provider of live threat intelligence solutions, has released the SANS-Norse... Read more

IT Management

HYDMedia Solution by Agfa Healthcare Deployed in Multiple Hospitals in France

2014 21 Feb

Healthcare content management system manages all digital and paper documents for hospital or regional network  Faster access to documents from any workstation in the hospital increases efficiency.Documents are indexed, easily and intuitively searchable.Reduction or even elimination of paper documentation reduces associated costs.Agfa HealthCare announces... Read more

IT Management

Merge Healthcare’s VNA and Interoperability Solutions Selected by US Hospital Organisation

2014 10 Feb

iConnect Enterprise Archive and iConnect Access to deliver real‐time clinical data and enable seamless integration of critical patient information across various care settingsMerge Healthcare Incorporated, a leading provider of innovative enterprise imaging, interoperability and clinical systems that seek to advance healthcare, has announced that Bozeman... Read more

IT Management

Siemens IT Adoption Center Speeds Implementation Process

2014 13 Jan

From planning to hand-off, Siemens IT Adoption Center speeds implementationIT Adoption Center framework was developed and validated with Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA).MSHA used the framework to bring 13 hospitals live in 18 months.The framework is available to all Siemens customers using Soarian® or any other enterprise health IT solution for... Read more

IT Management

UK Trust Enhances Patient Data Accuracy With Innovative Software

2013 20 Dec

Quicksilva’s orQestra now boosting patient data accuracy in radiology and audiology departments with access to Personal Demographics ServiceNHS staff at Medway NHS Foundation Trust are being given real-time access to the NHS’s Personal Demographic Service (PDS), with a new software system from Quicksilva, an independent supplier of healthcare IT systems.... Read more


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