Featured Healthcare Content

  1. Why Your Healthcare IT Customer Needs A Better Search Engine

    It’s a simple fact of the current state of healthcare that most providers are not using the data they gather via EHRs as best they could.

  2. Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users

    "Mobile” has been the buzz in healthcare for a while now, but should you actually be pushing PCs with your clients?

  3. ICD-10 Delay Survey Reveals Concerns Around Economics And Workflow

    Even with the extension of the ICD-10 implementation deadline, some healthcare providers are anxious about the process. The American Health Information Management Association’s transaction processing management and testing vendor, Edifecs, released a survey that polled industry stakeholders between May and June of 2014 on what effects they expected to see from the transition to ICD-10 code sets.

  4. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 11, 2014

    In this week’s news, EHRs are used to take on hypertension, and the CDC speaks out against electronic errors.

  5. Building A Better Healthcare App

    According to a report co-authored by Murray Aiken, executive director of the IMS Institute of Healthcare Informatics, of the 43,700 medical apps available in the Apple store, about 46 percent aren’t actual healthcare apps.

  6. The Evolution Of Data Collection VARs Into Healthcare VARs

    Before the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), VARs that provided data collection solutions were, basically, VARs that provided data collection solutions — to any vertical. HITECH, which gave healthcare providers the opportunity to fund electronic medical records (EMRs) systems through government reimbursements, also enabled some VARs to sell to — and to provide solutions to the unique market — of healthcare.

  7. Why The Sensor Market In Healthcare Is Expected To Grow

    According to a new market research report, “Sensor Market In Consumer Healthcare,” by MarketsandMarkets, the sensor market in Consumer Healthcare is expected to reach $47.40 billion by 2020, growing at an estimated compound annual growth rate of 5.56 percent from 2014 to 2020.

  8. New Approaches To Voice Recognition Technology In Healthcare

    Voice recognition technology has been advancing rapidly lately, and the market has shown a growth rate of 20 percent per year, according to Health IT Outcomes. These advancements have meant that hospitals are jumping on board to take advantage of their cost cutting benefits. That said, not all providers are taking the same path, and solutions providers will need to be aware of the differences in the way health organizations are approaching the technology in order to properly address their clients. 

  9. HIMSS Cloud Survey Reveals Healthcare Users’ Issues With ROI, Security

    The Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) released its 2014 Analytics Cloud Survey last month (available for free download here). Cloud services are an increasingly common solution for healthcare organizations trying to navigate tighter margins because of industry and regulatory changes. These same organizations, however, are simultaneously facing increased security threats and tighter regulations around the protection of patient data.

  10. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 3, 2014

    In the news this week, specialty EMR offerings are expanding, and PCs are still dominating EHR viewing platforms.

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