Tag Archives: EHR

Hospital Patient Smart Rooms Using RFID And RTLS

One of the major innovations at the HIMSS2011 is the emergence of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS). Many have argued that it is about time that healthcare IT uses some of the technologies that are … Continue reading

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Implementing A New Code System: Don’t Panic!

The implementation of the new ICD-10 codes to replace the ancient ICD-9 codes for procedures and diagnosis is required by Oct. 1, 2013. That means that all reimbursements on Sept. 30 have to be in ICD-9 coding and at midnight … Continue reading

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Hot from HIMSS2011: Meaningful Use of EHR’s Unnecessarily Complex.

Dr. Anita Karcz, the chief medical officer of Health Metrics summed it up during the Meaningful Use symposium, which preceded the 50th annual HIMSS meeting in Orlando Florida this week. In addition to being unnecessarily complex, the information about Meaningful … Continue reading

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The need for DICOM Validation & use of DICOM Validation Tool

There has always been need for DICOM Validation and there are many free DICOM validation tools available on the net. Having said that, here is my personal experience during this summer which should emphasize the need of using a proper … Continue reading

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