Monthly Archives: March 2010

Healthcare Meets Information Technology, At Last

Health Information Technology is finally gaining traction.  For 30 years the technology has been marginalised by a combination of the hippocratic oath, aversion to investment and incompetent technicians. Now it seems to be exploding, to the point where the FDA … Continue reading

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GE Healthcare To Enable Quality Reporting Across Health Information Exchanges

GE’s eHealth Information Exchange is a standards-based HIE infrastructure that integrates clinical data from across disparate systems and manages the wide variety of clinical records, document types and terminologies pervasive in today’s healthcare system. Upon this standards-based HIE foundation, GE … Continue reading

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GE Catches Entrepreneurs’ Pitches

“While GE has some of the world’s best in-house research capabilities, it’s important to stay connected with great technology all over the globe,” says Todd Alhart, a spokesman for General Electric Global Research. “We always welcome new ideas from inventors … Continue reading

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OmniComm Introduces TrialOne – an Integrated Suite of Web Based Solutions for Phase I Clinic Automation and Management – FierceBiotech

Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 4, 2010 – OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTC: OMCM.OB), a global provider of eClinical solutions announced that it released TrialOne, a fully integrated, MS .NET, web-based solution designed to automate the Phase I Clinical Trial Process. TrialOne … Continue reading

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The next tech goldmine: Electronic medical records

(CNNMoney.com) — When Dr. Bradley Block, a family physician in Florida, began to investigate electronic medical record systems for his four-doctor practice, he discovered that many of the largest firms in the field were not particularly interested in his business. … Continue reading

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Artificial neural networks help identify predisposing factors for conversion of mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s disease

ScienceDaily (Mar. 2, 2010) — Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is often considered an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). An analysis of genetic risk factors predisposing to MCI is critical for accessing individual predisposition and reliably evaluating the effectiveness of … Continue reading

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FDA Considers Regulations for Health IT Systems | Executive Gov

After reports emerged of patient deaths and several dozens of injuries linked to malfunctions in the health IT (HIT) systems, the Food and Drug Administration is now considering regulating the new technology for the first time ever. In a testimony … Continue reading

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