ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 29, 2014
In the news this week, data breaches originating in foreign countries threaten health data. In other news, KLAS predicts a 25 percent increase in replacement of EHR systems among ambulatory practices, and 3M releases a new coding system.
Improving Healthcare Workflows Through The Mobile Cart
Mobile workstations in hospitals are bringing with them an entirely new range of benefits, according to HealthIT Outcomes. VARs working in the areas of bar code scanners, batteries, EHR software, and mobility will want to take notice of the potential applications to their clients’ practices.
The Benefit Of EHRs To The Prison System
It’s easy to see EHR (electronic health records) as a hero of tech efficiency in the industry, but the concept of patient-centered healthcare is a reminder that patients, including those who are incarcerated, are the drivers behind the design, and implementation of any patient record system.
Google Glass: A New Tech For Paramedics
You may soon see Google Glass making appearances in ambulances.
Drones Are Moving Into The Healthcare Arena
As technology is wont to do, drones have grown beyond purely military application and entered the civilian sector.
Google Releases Health App Development Kit
Software developers in health and healthcare have some new toys coming their way.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — August 22, 2014
In this week’s news, data breaches and ACOs face barriers to IT implementation.
The ROI Of E-Alerts For Your Healthcare IT Customers
The best way for your healthcare customers to attract new clients and continually prove their importance to existing ones, is to connect day-to-day operations to patients’ clinical outcomes. E-alerts (electronic reminders) have gained attention over the last couple of years for their benefits in both the work of physicians and in changing patient behavior.
How To Build A Strong Healthcare IT Network
Your healthcare clients need to share information securely and reliably among their locations, with other offices, laboratories, and testing facilities, and with their patients
VA Healthcare Overhaul Could Mean Opportunities For VARs
Behind all the scandal, the Veterans Health Administration has been taking steps to overhaul the way it deals with IT. As early as 2013, it began efforts to improve the patient experience through technology including health and wellness apps, sensors, and home monitoring devices. Last Thursday though, a more official step was taken.