Tag: emr

  1. 5 steps for embracing mobility in healthcare

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    Mobility is transforming healthcare as clinicians embrace new devices and ways of working to deliver better care, more quickly, to patients anywhere. Now, clinicians of every generation want to access their apps and information on any device—even those purchased personally—over any network. The principles for successful mobility and BYOD are simple: People can choose any device for work, including the same devices they use in their ...

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  2. EVENT: Join Citrix at HIMSS14 to Experience the Power of Seamless, Secure Clinician Mobility

    HIMSS14 is right around the corner! Experience the power of clinician mobility in a hands-on demo and through real-world stories from top healthcare executives! Join Citrix at HIMSS14 to learn how leading providers are transforming the delivery of care by empowering clinicians with seamless, secure access to all of the data and apps they rely on – from EMRs to mobile imaging viewers and remote care ...

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  3. Cloud Computing AND Desktop Transformation – at Synergy 2011

    We are ramping up for Synergy 2011 in San Francisco. In only 2 short months, the virtualization industry will descent on the City at the Bay to take in the latest and greatest in networking, cloud computing and Application/Desktop/Server Virtualization. We have several fantastic demos and announcements coming up. As a sneak preview, this video I shot over the weekend shows you the "wow" ...

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  4. Transforming Desktop Delivery for Clinical Users

    Citrix just introduced the Desktop Transformation Model. As many of you know, I spent a few years in healthcare software, specifically in the implementation of electronic medical records (EMR) applications and the topic is still near and dear to my heart. So, let's run through the first steps of desktop transformation that Citrix Consulting Solutions details in this white paper and look at the exercise ...

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  5. The doctor will tweet you now – I hope not!

    Computerworld posted an article titled E-Health and Web 2.0: The Doctor will tweet you now. The title made me cringe, to be honest. If any medical provider would communicate with a patient via facebook or twitter on patient related topics, we'd have an avalange of lawsuits on our hands. Thankfully, it is not that bad as the article cited above describes electronic communications between doctors ...

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  6. Architecting for mobile Health

    Earlier this week I attended "The New Wave of Healthcare IT Virtual Seminar" from SearchHealthIT.com. Unfortunately, I had to leave for the airport, but I did catch one of the first sessions on mobile health by Claudia Tessler and C. Peter Waegermann of the mHealth Initiative, Inc. mHealth is basically the area where electronic medical records (EMR), mobile computing, social media and direct patient / ...

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  7. The CMIO’s Dilemma

    For the past decade or so, Electronic Health Records have seen a significant rise in adoption in the US and - to a lesser extend - abroad. One of the often cited barriers to faster adoption is a reluctance on the part of the clinical staff to use such systems, embrace them, and do many of the tasks previously completed by an army of helpers ...

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  8. Random Thoughts on Devices, Software, IT support, Cars, and the iPad

    It's been a while that I stipulated that it would be wonderful for those of us in the IT industry to take a closer look at our users. Be it that we're developing applications, virtualization platforms, data structures, or whatever else, it would be good for us to understand our users' and customers' needs and desires by spending time with them and understanding their work ...

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  9. Managing and Securing Mobile Healthcare Data and Devices

    Today, I came across a brief paper commissioned by Forrester Consulting titled "Managing and Securing Mobile Healthcare Data and Devices",   which indicates through targeted polls that mobility and security are high on the list of Health CIO's priorities. What's so hard, I must ask? Easier said than done, of course, but here are some ideas: Implement a system ...

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  10. Why EHR implementations fail…

    The HiMSS group on LinkedIn features some interesting discussion. One of the longer threats evaluates why EHR/EMR implementations fail Well, I must ask - please define failure! And this questions goes right to the heart of the matter. Defining success is probably one of the most prominent things any project management and executive steering committee must accomplish at the onset of the project - even before ...

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