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Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 JUNE 14, 2011 / Issue 23
Featured Article
Are medical devices mobility and security antagonists?

Mobility tools are welcome facilitators to a better healthcare delivery system, but the information they contain must be kept safe and secure.
By Yadin David, Ed.D., PE, CCE, IEEE Senior Member and founder of Biomedical Engineering Consultants

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Featured Video
CPOE: A physician’s personal story

Successful CPOE adoption is critical for meaningful use. How do you get your physicians on board? View this video to hear from one physician who went from doubter to believer, working with Healthcare Management Systems. Contact HMS directly at 1-800-383-3317 for more information, or visit us at hmstn.com.

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CMS Update
Medicare data used to grade providers and services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed rules that will enable consumers and employers to select higher-quality, lower-cost physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers in their area based on reports that combine private sector claims data with Medicare claims data.

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Featured Event
Accountable Care Organizations

If you are a senior level executive hoping to implement an ACO at your facility, you need to be at this event! Attendance is limited. Register today for this unique networking and informational opportunity to develop tools and maximize the potential of your ACO. Call today! (312) 780-0700 Ext. 211


EHRs
Medical center builds its own mobile technology platform for its physicians

Sometimes when you can’t find exactly what you want, you just have to make it yourself. Unimpressed with prefab mobile-information solutions in the marketplace, the IT team at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J., created MicroHIS, an original computer application for Holy Name doctors that allows them instant access to their patients' entire EHRs via iPhone, Android, Blackberry and other mobile devices. Using MicroHIS, a Holy Name physician can view lab and radiology reports, vital signs and other aspects of the medical record as soon as they are posted to the med center's computer system.

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Workflow
Siemens teams with SIS to deliver advanced perioperative solutions

In a bid to expand the reach of the Siemens health information system portfolio (including Soarian, INVISION and MedSeries4) into the perioperative environment, Siemens Healthcare has partnered with Surgical Information Systems to address customers’ specialized needs for managing the complete perioperative workflow from pre-admission to discharge.

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Mobile Computing
Advanced workflow tools for physicians on the go

The Mobile Physician Solution (MPS) from 3M Health Information Systems is a convenient way for physicians to manage patient lists and schedules, access clinical information, dictate and capture charges – all through their mobile devices. The browser-based application, available on the iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Mobile devices, is the healthcare industry’s first mobile solution to offer comprehensive intelligent coding advice to physicians as they capture and record professional fees.

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Latest Industry News
CliniComp completes EMR installations at all department of defense inpatient treatment facilities

Thomson Reuters to sell its healthcare business

Right Networks teams with PhoneFactor to authenticate customer access to cloud applications and data

Sonoma Valley Hospital to implement ProVation Order Sets

HHS announces proposed changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule

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