Tag Archives: Health Information Exchange

Survey: Community Hospitals Push Ahead with IT Despite Tight Budgets

By Mike Millard, Healthcare IT News DALLAS – A new survey from Anthelio finds that a majority of community hospitals report having low operating margins due to rising healthcare costs and lower Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement. Nonetheless, most hospitals surveyed are still working … Continue reading

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HIE’s Save Payers Big Bucks

By Ken Terry,  Fierce Health IT News A study of emergency-department visits conducted by Humana in the Milwaukee area shows that payers can save money if EDs have access to community health information exchanges (HIEs). When ED clinicians queried patients‘ … Continue reading

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SMRTnet: Secure Medical Records Transfer Network

SMRTNET, which stands for Secure Medical Records Transfer Network, is a system designed to improve your participation in your own health care, improve your medical safety, save you time, and potentially decrease some of your medical expenses. All of these services … Continue reading

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5 Leading Health Systems Form Data Exchange Initiative

Healthcare IT News  4/6/11 WASHINGTON – Five health systems, each a leader in the use of electronic medical records for their patients, joined together today to announce a new initiative to securely exchange electronic health data, with the first data … Continue reading

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A Look at International EHR Best Practices: Lessons Learned

Healthcare systems around the world are endeavoring to offer better care by reducing medical errors, through better medication management, rapid access to vital and accurate information, reduced duplication of services, access to a more comprehensive picture of health to promote … Continue reading

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Offsite Image Announces Rural Health Initiative Launch

OffSite Image Management Systems (OIMS), based out of Kansas City, is launching the Rural Health Initiative, in which select rural hospitals, across the nation, will receive the technology needed to safely store, transfer, and exchange critical patient information with other … Continue reading

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