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PHRs and the Wii generation

August 15, 2012

In a few short years, our currently younger, tech-savvy and web-dependent generations are going to become better acquainted with the healthcare system. Whereas they now maybe see a doctor once or twice a year for basic services like a physical or a flu shot, they’ll soon start catching up to us older folks who utilize […]

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What are we waiting for? The mess in the waiting room is a problem for everyone

December 15, 2010

What are we waiting for? The mess in the waiting room is a problem for everyone Name a single hospital administrator that isn’t worried about emergency department throughput. Can’t do it, can you? That’s because this problem, on the lips of the C-suite for decades, has yet to be solved. You can see just how […]

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The next big thing: The virtual patient-centered medical home

November 11, 2010

I’m not a gambling man, but I would venture to place a confident bet that the majority of patients in this country have never taken a good look at their personal medical record. If they did, they might be surprised to find the gaps in information that their primary care doctors rely on for their […]

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Pegasystems Add Case Work Management Capabilities

October 30, 2010

New Innovations Manage Case Work With Unparalleled Control, Visibility, and Ease of Use   CAMBRIDGE, MA–(Marketwire – October 20, 2010) –  Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in business process management (BPM) and a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, today unveiled the latest enhancements to its award-winning SmartBPM® Suite, delivering significant innovations […]

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KSA to Focus on Training Healthcare Professionals

October 30, 2010

According to our latest research report, “Saudi Arabian Healthcare Market Forecast to 2012”, Saudi Arabia has made a commitment to expand and strengthen higher medical education, and in particular has emphasized the need to train the next generation Saudi healthcare professionals according to the global standards. Despite the growing concerns of shortage of healthcare professionals […]

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Vendor Buzz: Pegasystems Helps Health Organizations Meet Compliance Demands

October 5, 2010

Solutions handle new HIPAA and International Classification of Disease (ICD-10) mandates with ease CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Continuing its innovation in healthcare, Pegasystems Inc., (NASDAQ: PEGA), the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software solutions and a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, today announced several enhancements that address the healthcare industry’s critical business imperatives. […]

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Is your practice ready for social media? Here’s how to find out

September 23, 2010
Gregg Masters

So, is social media important for medical groups, whether single or multi-specialty? Can it help groups re-engineer health care operations and practices in service of quality, access, cost transparency and patient engagement? Or is it just another way to push a boring, ‘look what we can do’ PR message? To sort this out, you may […]

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Vendor Buzz: Halo Monitoring backs patient fall prevention day

September 23, 2010

Huntsville, AL-September-22, 2010 – What if there’s a fall and nobody’s there to help? It’s a question millions of American families with aging loved ones ask every day. Seniors prefer to live at home where it’s safe, comfortable and affordable – but someone with the ability to help needs to be close by, just in […]

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Where’s a good cardiologist when you need one?

September 21, 2010
Patrick White of Medaxiom

We face a paradox. At the very time when more Americans are reaching senior status than ever before…at the very time when more of us will be requiring the specialized services from medical experts such as cardiologists…we’re beginning to see unmistakable signs that there may simply not be enough of them to go around to […]

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Don’t let privacy fears slow EHR adoption

September 21, 2010
Eric Demers of Medecision

Whenever the subject of healthcare privacy catches the national spotlight, you can bet that it will soon be followed by a debate about whether or not it’s safe for people to actively participate in their own healthcare through the use of EHRs, clinical summaries and health information exchanges. While there have been security breaches in […]

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