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ICD-10 and Healthcare Reform: Links Looming

By Janice Young

Vendors of ICD-10 solutions include five distinct technology markets:  consulting/systems integrators, data integration, master data management, business intelligence, applications and business process management.   To date, these vendors have commonly marketed their ICD-10 solutions in the context (not surprisingly) of pure ICD-10 compliance. Entering 2011, vendors are  positioning IDC-10 solutions in a broader context.  Solutions and strategies extend beyond the tactical ICD-10 co

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An Exciting Time for Connected Health

By Lynne A. Dunbrack – 4 Comments

Mobile phones have reached a near ubiquitous state among certain demographics according to a recent report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.  According to the October 14 report, 85% of all adults own a mobile phone. (By comparison this is up from 75% reported in a December 2007 Pew survey.)


Recent developments in ehealth are moving in several key fronts — toward an evidence-based practice of medicine in a connected environment, the digitization of health information for interoperable electronic health records (EHRs), Web-based communications solutions for a seamless transfer of patient information from one institution in one region to another in a different region...

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    Jonas Knudsen says:
    HI, Yes I do. At least in western Europe, there is a growing trend to apply IoT technologies as the main infrastructure to handle compliance with traceability regulations. That is, for smart pharmacy, drugs, instrument tracking from sterile services department (SSD) to the operation rooms and back etc. That also adreesses the need for automation,…
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    guy weiss says:
    Jonas, don' you think that the architecture adopted to address traceability regulation could easily be replaced by IOT solutions. Main drivers: less implementation costs, no packaging line performance decrease, no additional cost for aggregation, and of course interconnexion with smart phone app.
    5 months ago

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