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Health Management Technology
May 2009 | www.healthmgttech.com | Issue 5

Health Management Technology

EHR Enables Orthopedic Practice to Grow 25 Percent Annually

By David Klebonis

Before implementing an electronic health record (EHR) in mid-2006, the Center for Bone and Surgery of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Fla., was composed of nine orthopedic surgeons who saw about 300 patients daily at four locations. Read More

Articles

EHR Enables Orthopedic Practice to Grow 25 Percent Annually

Before implementing an electronic health record (EHR) in mid-2006, the Center for Bone and Surgery of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, Fla., was composed of nine orthopedic surgeons who saw about 300 patients daily at four locations. Read More

Consumers Need All of the Facts in the Electronic Health Record Privacy Debate

If there was any lingering doubt about the importance of healthcare reform in President Obama’s plan to revive the American economy, it was swept away when he addressed congress in February. Read More

eNews

Sebelius Confirmed as HHS Secretary

Two-term Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius became the nation’s new Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary. Read More

Defining Key ARRA Funding Clause

As HHS attempts to clarify the details of the ARRA HITECH stimulus legislation and create a health IT incentive program, the National Council on Vital and Health Statistics held a hearing April 28th through 29th. Read More

Wisconsin Hospital System Signs with Eclipsys

United Hospital System (UHS) located in Kenosha, Wis., announced that it has selected a wide range of clinical, ambulatory and performance management solutions from Eclipsys Corp. Read More

New Federal CTO Position Filled

Aneesh Chopra, Virginia’s secretary of technology, has been chosen as the federal government’s first chief technology officer. Read More

EHR Adoption Challenging, Worth the Effort — says John Halamka, M.D.

Addressing the sixth annual SAS Healthcare and Life Sciences Executive Conference. Read More

Hospitals Earn Award for EMR Use

Industry trade group Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) honored 15 hospitals. Read More

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