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New Electronic Health Insurance Card System to be Implemented Across Slovenia LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia today announced that it will roll out a new electronic health insurance card system based on IBM (NYSE: IBM) technology across the country. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) The new system enables healthcare providers to instantly and accurately check a patient's health insurance status and allows for health claims to be processed online. The decision to implement the new electronic health insurance system nationwide comes after the successful completion of a pilot program at Dr. Franc Derganc General Hospital in the Nova Gorica region of Slovenia. The system is based on an IBM integrated IT infrastructure solution, which links healthcare providers to both public... (more)

Electronic Medical Records Are Going Green with All New ZMR™ Green from SleepEx

SleepEx, the leading provider of lab and data management solutions in the growing sleep diagnostics industry has elevated its online suite of Electronic Medical Record solutions to new heights with ZMR™ Green. Citing increased functionality, reduced costs and its Go Green approach; SleepEx has transformed their product and the way they do business for 2009 with benefits for the sleep community and the planet! In addition to financial savings related to implementing a paperless system, SleepEx makes extensive use of “virtualization” with respect to training, implementation, customization and even archiving of data. Some of the “green” results noted in ZMR™ include eliminating faxing, paper charts, burning DVDs and directly reducing fuel consumption and emissions by offering browser based patient access for physicians who sometimes travel to five or six locations. “W... (more)

EnovateIT Announces New Enovate Medical Cart Series

Enovate continues a deep Michigan tradition of manufacturing to develop its first series of Medical Computing Carts DETROIT, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- EnovateIT, a national provider of mobile and wall-mounted workstations is proud to announce their first internally designed, developed, and assembled Medical Computing Cart. Mobile carts are widely used throughout hospitals - from admissions and operating rooms to patient rooms - improving patient safety by bringing technology to the point of care. Medical Computing Carts are an invaluable tool in a hospital's most critical care environment such as the OR, ICU, or ER and Enovate's newest series raises the bar in patient safety. Founded in 2003, Enovate's business model has grown from being a successful Healthcare IT Value-Added Reseller (VAR) to a self-sufficient in-house studio and manufacturing division with a large... (more)

Healthcare Industry Leaders to Discuss Today's Vital Issues at Oracle(R) OpenWorld 2009

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/02/09 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts The upcoming Oracle® OpenWorld conference, October 11-15, 2009 at Moscone Center in San Francisco, will feature dedicated programming and lively discussion exploring today's unprecedented challenges facing life sciences and healthcare organizations. As part of a dedicated health sciences track, Deven McGraw from the Center for Democracy & Technology will help lead a session on "Vital Issues for Healthcare Executives." This session will cover the vision, goals, and timeframe for key changes to IT standards, privacy, and interoperability in support of health IT adoption. Meaningful use, interoperability, governance, privacy and security, and performance measurement will be among the topics discussed. Deven McGraw is active in efforts to advance the secure adoption and implementation of ... (more)

VMware Provides Thousands of SMB Customers With Increased Agility, Stronger Data Protection and Big Cost Savings

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/30/09 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that its efforts to deliver increased value to small and medium businesses (SMB) have resulted in thousands of customers worldwide using VMware vSphere(TM) solutions, including significant deployments in key SMB markets, such as education, financial services, healthcare, IT consulting and manufacturing. "We're running numerous mission-critical applications on VMware vSphere(TM) and we expect to save between $2 million and $3 million over three years," said Tom Hines, chief information officer at Trilliant, an SMB that provides intelligent network solutions for smart utility grids. "That's a 2000-percent ROI on our VMware investment. And the benefits extend well beyond cost savi... (more)

Surrex Consulting Launches Healthcare IT and Electronic Health Records (EHR) Consulting and Staffing Division

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/19/10 -- Surrex Consulting, a nationwide provider of Information Technology (IT) Staffing and Consulting Services, today announced the launch of a new division created to service the Healthcare IT and Electronic Health Records (EHR) market. The company, which has 15 offices nationwide, plans to leverage their experience in IT Consulting and Staffing and focus their resources on delivering to the primary users of EHR and Healthcare IT technology -- hospitals and hospital groups. The move, timed to coincide with the rollout of government initiatives such as the HITECH act and updated HIPAA regulations, allows the company to provide value and service to a market that faces rapidly increasing demand for talent and a progressively expanding talent shortage. "We have seen studies that predict talent shortages in the Healthcare IT market ... (more)

ICA Completes Successful Testing at the 11th Annual Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Connectathon 2010

Informatics Corporation of America (ICA; www.icainformatics.com), provider of electronic solutions to hospitals, integrated delivery networks (IDNs), and health information exchanges (HIEs), today announced that it successfully tested its CareAlign™ systems interoperability at the 11th Annual Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American Connectathon 2010 event in Chicago. “This was ICA’s first year at Connectathon, and we are proud to have proven that the ICA solution performs at the highest level of industry standards, producing and receiving standards-based documents under stringent conditions,” says Jeff Cunningham, ICA’s chief technology and strategy officer. “We registered CareAlign™ for six different document profiles and tested successfully with 20+ vendors.” From small electronic medical records (EMRs) to large personal health records (PHRs)... (more)

Company Profile for Bizmatics Inc

Bizmatics provides clinical and business productivity suites and services to high growth healthcare market. Our solution, available as SaaS (Software as a Service), provides consumers, access to their personal health records and help physicians and clinics to automate their operations. Major components in our complete solution set include PrognoCIS EMR, PrognoCIS Billing, Scheduling, and Patient Health Records. Company:   Bizmatics Inc   Headquarters Address: 4020 Moorpark Avenue Suite 115 San Jose, CA 95117   Main Telephone: 408 873 3031   Website: www.bizmaticsinc.com   Type of Organization: Private   Industry: Software   Key Executives: CEO: Vinay Deshpande VP of Sales: Chris Ferguson   Public Relations Contact: Vinay Deshpande Phone: 408 873 3031 Email: [email protected]   Customer Service Contact: Chris Ferguson Phone: 408 873 3030 Email: chri... (more)

Hexaware Technologies to Host Life Sciences Roundtable and Sponsor at HIMSS 2012

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT and BPO services, today announced that it will be hosting the HIMSS Life Sciences Roundtable, entitled "Transforming and Improving Clinical Research Capabilities in New York State to Benefit Patients" as well as sponsoring at HIMSS 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 20 - 24, 2012. TITLE:  "PACeR: Transforming and Improving Clinical Research Capabilities in New York State to Benefit Patients" WHEN:  Thursday, February 23, from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. WHERE:  Venetian-Palazzo-Sands Expo Center, Room Galileo 905 WHAT:  Join the HIMSS Life Sciences Roundtable in an informed, multi-stakeholder dialogue around emerging topics of how health IT can be leveraged to support medical innovation, patient safety, and personalized medicine   The HIMSS Life Sciences Roundtable will s... (more)

South East Michigan Health Information Exchange (SEMHIE) Completes Contract With U.S. Social Security Administration for E-Disability Claim Filing

ANN ARBOR, MI -- (Marketwire) -- 07/24/12 -- The South East Michigan Health Information Exchange (SEMHIE) announced today that it has officially completed all milestones under its multi-million dollar contract to provide its E-Disability Claim Filing Service to the U.S. Government's Social Security Administration (SSA). The infrastructure of this health information exchange can provide the basis for creating a comprehensive health information exchange for Southeast Michigan in the future. Under this contract, SEMHIE has automated the process of filing Social Security disability insurance claims in the Detroit Metro Region, accelerating the process from an average of 457 days by paper to 6 hours electronically. SEMHIE's service automatically pulls health records and creates a comprehensive set of medical information that populates a Continuity of Care Document (CCD)... (more)

drchrono Enables Doctors To Increase Revenue Capacity By More Than $150,000 Annually

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  drchrono, the company modernizing healthcare through a free Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platform on the iPad, iPhone and cloud today released the results from a new study that found that 75 percent of physicians surveyed have experienced significant efficiency gains by leveraging the use of electronic medical records (EMRs) in hospitals and medical offices. According to the survey, EMRs such as drchrono have allowed doctors and medical practitioners to save 10 percent of their time per day, allowing them to see more patients without sacrificing the quality of patient care provided because they waste less time. This increased efficiency provides the capacity to generate more than $150,000 annually per doctor. With the impending October 3rd Meaningful Use deadline quickly approaching, drchrono has also launch... (more)