If you are having trouble reading this email, please click here: Health Management Technology iHMT

  FEATURES    |   NEWSMAKERS    |   EVENTS    |   RESOURCE GUIDE MARCH 2008
QUICK LINKS

Thought Leaders

Media Kit

Subscribe

DID YOU MISS IT?

February 2008 Feature Articles:

Editorial

VA Improves Healthcare Quality

Inverness Buys Matria for $1.18 Billion

Pakistan Public Health Infrastructure

EDITORIAL


In Defense of a Nation

by Mike McBride

Healthcare professionals prepare for all types of disaster. ED physicians and first responders plan for mass-casualty events. IT directors plan for network recovery after system failure and data loss. Operations directors consider how to keep hospitals going when Internet access, supplies and power become limited or non-existent. C-level executives examine the overall repercussions and ensure continuity of the business during disaster and its aftermath. ... more



IN THIS ISSUE

Patient Safety Organizations Take Shape
The establishment of Patient Safety Organizations (PSO), as called for by the 1999 Institute Of Medicine (IOM) report “To Err is Human,” seems to be gaining ground. ... more

ED Waits Increasing
A recent Journal of Health Affairs study concluded that ED waits are getting longer each year. ... more

HHS Secretary Focuses on EHR at HIMSS
The deployment of EHR products and other high-end healthcare IT systems to small and medium size practices was the focus of HHS Secretary Michael O. Leavitt’s 2008 HIMSS Keynote address in February. ... more

Innovations in Healthcare Award Finalists
Nine finalists from a list of 45 semi-finalist healthcare-related companies have been selected for the upcoming 10th Annual Innovations in Healthcare Awards and Event Ceremony in late April of this year. ... more

Healthcare IT Merger Effectively a Done Deal
The reciprocal benefits of synergy don’t come cheap in the healthcare information technology marketplace. ... more







Attend TEPR (Towards the Electronic Patient Record) Conference to explore how EMRs are revolutionizing healthcare. Learn how to save money with health IT, hear case studies of EHR successes and pitfalls, and more in one of TEPR’s 250+ sessions! Sponsored by Medical Records Institute. TEPR 2008, May 17-21, 2008, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. TEPR 2008.
DO YOU HAVE NEWS FOR HMT ONLINE?

2008 by Nelson Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction Prohibited. View our terms and Privacy Statement.

Health Management Technology   |   Healthcare Information Systems Solutions Since 1980