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Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 JULY 21, 2011 / Issue 28
Featured Article
No denying it – outsourcing billing has its advantages

Shifting from in-house billing to outsourcing significantly reduces denials and cost of collections for Atlantic Medical Imaging.
By T. Scott Law, president and CEO of Zotec Partners

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Smartphones
Test Your Knowledge of Smartphones in Healthcare – Win an iPad

As we all know, smartphones are a hot topic in healthcare these days. Physicians, nurses, and administrators are passionate about these devices and now request all communications, including code calls, to be sent to their smartphones. Test your knowledge of smartphone capabilities in healthcare for a chance at an iPad.

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Handhelds
iPad satisfaction defies skeptics

An internationally recognized authority on media tablets and e-readers from the University of Missouri has found that iPad owners are reporting exceptionally high levels of satisfaction and that user satisfaction appears to be increasing the longer they use the device.

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Featured White Paper
The Importance of Patient Engagement in a Successful HIE

As changes in healthcare gain momentum, it is becoming obvious that a new dynamic and interaction is required among all the participants and stakeholders in the healthcare process. Patients need to become engaged in their own care in a way never before seen.

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EHRs
Personal health records to thrive despite the demise of Google Health

Research firm Frost & Sullivan reports that even with Google Health leaving the market, personal health records could succeed when embedded in physician-managed EHRs.

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Data Security
WellPoint settles healthcare data breach for $100,000

Health insurer WellPoint Inc. will pay $100,000 and take other steps after admitting it waited months to notify 32,000 Indiana customers that their Social Security numbers, health records and other personal information might have been exposed online.

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EHRs
Single EHR sign-ons could save more than $2 million a year per hospital

A new research report from the Ponemon Institute and Imprivata on the use of single sign-on (SSO) technology shows that the average clinician spends 122 hours a year (3 weeks) trying to access various forms of electronic medical records (EMRs).

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Featured White Paper
Informatica
EHR Data Migration for Successful Application Implementations

This online guide provides a variety of printable and multimedia resources demonstrating why data migration is key to overcoming the data challenges and increasing the success of electronic medical record implementations.

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Latest Industry News
Lockheed Martin awards five health informatics scholarships to Johns Hopkins University students

Infor and Golden Gate Capital complete acquisition of Lawson Software

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services selects Northrop Grumman in support of National Fraud Prevention Program

3M launches web-based ICD-10 training

athenahealth closes on purchase of Northport, Maine facility

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