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Darryl Shaw: Verizon Unveils IT Package for Healthcare Sector

Darryl Shaw: Verizon Unveils IT Package for Healthcare Sector

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has released new HIPAA-ready healthcare technologies to manage the exchange of electronic patient health information and inquiries from both patients and healthcare professionals on health services. “Healthcare is behind other industries when it… Read more »

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Praescient Analytics: Data Analysis, Social Media, Crowdsourcing Key in Anti-Ebola Effort

Praescient Analytics: Data Analysis, Social Media, Crowdsourcing Key in Anti-Ebola Effort

Praescient Analytics has highlighted three ways healthcare providers could apply to efforts to stop the spread of Ebola virus. Praescient said Wednesday that healthcare organizations could minimize the number of Ebola infections… Read more »

HP to Extend Massachusetts Medicaid MIS Support for 5 Years; Susan Arthur Comments

HP to Extend Massachusetts Medicaid MIS Support for 5 Years; Susan Arthur Comments

Hewlett Packard has landed a five-year, $50 million contract to continue helping the Massachusetts Executive Office of Human and Health Services maintain the state’s Medicaid management information system. HP will… Read more »

Team DecisionSim to Develop Clinical Simulations for VA Training Program; James McGee Comments

Team DecisionSim to Develop Clinical Simulations for VA Training Program; James McGee Comments

Team DecisionSim will continue to develop clinical simulations for the Veterans Affairs Department‘s simulation training and education program. VA has been applying the DecisionSim platform on patient safety, women’s health, palliative care, specialty care, team and communication… Read more »

Craneware Buys Kestros, Appoints Russ Rudish to Board; Keith Neilson Comments

Craneware Buys Kestros, Appoints Russ Rudish to Board; Keith Neilson Comments

Craneware has bought Kestros Ltd. for $2.08 million in a move to bolster Craneware’s presence in the patient access market, Daily Record reported. Scott McCulloch writes that Edinburgh-based medical billing… Read more »

Cisco to Help Alberta Modernize Patient Care Systems; Nitin Kawale Comments

Cisco to Help Alberta Modernize Patient Care Systems; Nitin Kawale Comments

Cisco has teamed up with the University of Calgary’s W21C Program and Alberta Health Services to further the development of healthcare services in Alberta. The team will use Cisco’s technologies and strategies… Read more »

HHS Furthers Influenza Diagnostics Test with New Contracts; Robin Robinson Comments

HHS Furthers Influenza Diagnostics Test with New Contracts; Robin Robinson Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has respectively awarded $12.9 million and $14.7 million contracts to Alere and InDevR to further develop influenza detection test methods. Alere will work to develop a method to identify a patient infected… Read more »

Steve Comber: Leidos Lands Tech Support Task Order for OneVA Enterprise Architecture

Steve Comber: Leidos Lands Tech Support Task Order for OneVA Enterprise Architecture

Leidos will provide technical assistance for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ agency-wide modernization drive under a potential three-year, $25 million contract. “We’re proud to support the VA with its OneVA Enterprise… Read more »

IMS Lists Indicators of Change in Healthcare; Murray Aitken Comments

IMS Lists Indicators of Change in Healthcare; Murray Aitken Comments

IMS Institute for Health Informatics recently published “Harbingers of Change in Healthcare,” a study listing ten game-changers in the global health scene. IMS Health said Tuesday it defines harbingers as… Read more »

Study: Federal Mandates to Drive Up Health Analytics Spending

Study: Federal Mandates to Drive Up Health Analytics Spending

A report published by ReportLinker.com predicts that healthcare regulations and the perceived benefits of analytics technology use will help drive double-digit increases in the health analytics market over the next… Read more »

HP to Refresh Northern Ireland’s Health Data Center Infrastructure; Jackie Crooks Comments

HP to Refresh Northern Ireland’s Health Data Center Infrastructure; Jackie Crooks Comments

HP Enterprise Services UK Ltd. has been awarded a $163.8 million contract to refresh the regional health data center infrastructure of Northern Ireland and add new information technology services. HP will collaborate with the U.K.’s… Read more »

Deltek: Federal Health IT Investments to Reach $5B by Fiscal 2019

Deltek: Federal Health IT Investments to Reach $5B by Fiscal 2019

A new Deltek report predicts federal spending on health information technology products and services will grow from $4.3 billion in fiscal 2014 to $4.8 billion in fiscal 2019. Deltek said… Read more »

Philips to Build Ventilator for HHS Pandemic Response; Robin Robinson Comments

Philips to Build Ventilator for HHS Pandemic Response; Robin Robinson Comments

Philips Respironics will work to develop a new portable ventilator for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals to use in response to pandemics or other public health emergencies under a… Read more »

Vishal Agrawal: Georgia Hospital Selects Harris Platform for Medical Records Mgmt

Vishal Agrawal: Georgia Hospital Selects Harris Platform for Medical Records Mgmt

Harris Corp. will implement a medical technology for Georgia-based Phoebe Putney Health System to facilitate exchange of patient records across the organization’s network of five hospitals. Phoebe Putney chose Harris’… Read more »

Xerox Unveils Midas+ Healthcare Management, Analytics Tool

Xerox Unveils Midas+ Healthcare Management, Analytics Tool

Midas+, a Xerox company, has launched an analytics and workflow software that examines large amounts of patient-care information to provide healthcare providers insights on care recommendations. The Juvo Care Performance Platform works to… Read more »

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