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Sparking patient engagement innovation

There’s little question that much work remains to actively engage patients in their own health, but thanks in part to federal initiatives, examples of successful engagement are starting to show up. Read More
Source: Neil Versel
Date: Aug 27, 2014

Strides in image exchange

Nuance Communications has shared 3 billion medical images through its cloud-based PowerShare Network, a feat company executives hail as "an industry-first milestone." The amount of sharing reflects steady growth of approximately 30 percent each year as the technology gains more widespread adoption in hospitals and other medical facilities, according to Nuance. Read More
Source: Bernie Monegain
Date: Aug 27, 2014

Georgia HIE moves to DirectTrust

In a move meant to broaden its reach, improve security and help providers meet meaningful use, Georgia Health Information Network has upgraded its GeorgiaDirect messaging tool to offer access to the larger DirectTrust community. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Aug 27, 2014


The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has raised public awareness about the risks of healthcare associated infections, as the U.S. healthcare workers in Africa acquired Ebola while working in a healthcare setting.   READ MORE

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DoD EHR draws biggest and brightest

It's official. After 11 months of talk, the Department of Defense is now taking proposals for its electronic health record modernization project, a plan which officials say will eliminate barriers to exchanging the health data of DoD's 9.6 million beneficiaries between agencies. Read More
Source: Erin McCann
Date: Aug 27, 2014 e-mail to a friend

Critical access hospital paves path

When you picture the first handful of providers able to successfully attest to the rigors of Stage 2 meaningful use, a place like tiny Cottage Hospital might not be the first that leaps to mind. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Aug 19, 2014 e-mail to a friend

Texas HIE draws big player

In what officials anticipate will become one of the largest state health information exchanges in the country, the Houston-based Healthconnect has just signed on its next big name member. Read More
Source: Erin McCann
Date: Aug 19, 2014 e-mail to a friend

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