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Special Report on

Information Infrastructure for Healthcare

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Inter-Industry Diffusion of Technology That Results from ATP Products: Preliminary Research of the Potential Impacts of ATP Funding. More detail » Benefits and Costs of ATP Investments in Component-Based Software. More detail » Survey of Advanced Technology Program (ATP) 1990-1992 Awardees: Company Opinion About the ATP and its Early Effects. More detail » Low-Cost Manufacturing Process Technology for Amorphous Silicon Detector Panels:Applications in Digital Mammography and Radiography: Prospective Economic Case Study for an ATP-Funded Project. Case study. More detail » Small-Firm Experience in the Advanced ...
by introducing modern ways of sharing and using information. It is one of the key enablers for 'Designed For Life'; the national ten year strategy to deliver better health and social care for Wales. The central aim of the Informing Healthcare programme is to create a 'world class' technical infrastructure for NHS Wales that will allow information to be shared securely irrespective of organisational boundaries. It will also provide a consistent set of information and technology services for all organisations in NHS Wales. Key principles of the programme are based on: A national co-ordinated approach ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
First 'meaningful use' definition proposed
is to enable significant and measurable improvements in public health through a transformed healthcare delivery system, according to the Meaningful Use Work Group, which presented its first recommendations today on the evolving definition to the Health IT Policy Committee . Members of the work group--including John Glaser , PhD, group chair and senior special adviser to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and co-chairs Paul Tang , MD, and Farzad Mostashari , MD--presented a draft description of meaningful use to the Health IT Policy Committee, chaired by David Blumenthal , MD, national coordinator for ... market research, surveys and trends
Toward Enhanced Information Capacities for Health: NCVHS
met June 16-17, 2010 in Washington, DC, and used the NCVHS concept paper “Toward Enhanced Information Capacities for Health” as the basis of discussions for their 6oth Anniversary Symposium of the committee. The paper, issued May 26, 2010, focuses on policies HHS could establish to maximize the benefits that could be acheived through the appropriate use of the tremendous amount of health data that will be generated with Electronic Health Records. The committee advises the Secretary of  HHS on policies toward health data, statistics, privacy, national health information policy, and Administrative Simplication of HIPAA. market research, surveys and trends

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INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HEALTHCARE

Information Infrastructure for Healthcare
From 1994-1998, the bulk of ATP funding was applied to specific focused program areas—multi-year efforts aimed at achieving specific technology and business goals as defined by industry. ATP revised its competition model in 1999 and opened Competitions to all areas of technology. For more information on previously funded ATP Focused Programs, visit our website at http://www.atp.nist.gov/atp/focusprg.htm . The U.S. healthcare industry stands at a critical juncture. While facing a significant increase in the number of customers who will ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
American Healthware Systems - Automated Care Plan System to Lower ...
In 1994, widespread attention throughout the U.S. economy was focused on the need to control healthcare costs. Many healthcare information systems were used to track a wide range of information, from billing to treatment outcomes. However, because the systems were not fully interoperable, the data could not be used to improve patient care. American Healthware Systems sought to help solve this problem. In 1995, the company, teamed with Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, was awarded Advanced Technology Program (ATP) cost-shared ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Acuo Technologies Announces Implementation and Acceptance of Acuo's DICOM ...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Acuo Technologies, developers of high-performance medical image management software, data migration tools and services, today announced the successful implementation and acceptance of Acuo's DICOM Services Grid(TM) at Lancaster General Hospital. The new Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) will provide the foundation of image storage across the Lancaster network, clinics and affiliates, enabling Lancaster's plan for community outreach. Acuo Technologies worked with EMC Corporation through EMC's Open Systems Archive (OSA) Initiative to implement an archiving ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
RedPrairie Warehouse Management Adopted by Owens & Minor's Third-Party ...
MILWAUKEE, Jun 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity solutions provider, announced today that OM HealthCare Logistics, a new business unit of Owens & Minor, has adopted RedPrairie's Warehouse Management solution to direct operations over its flagship third-party logistics distribution center. OM HealthCare Logistics is leveraging the system for medical device and pharmaceutical distribution and management, and will also use the system for kitting and serialization track and trace for its clients in the future. "Our ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Advanced Technology Program Information Infrastructure for ...
Information Infrastructure for Healthcare Focused Program ...................... ..................5. Technical Goals. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Washington State Health Care Authority Health Information ...
interoperability of health information systems.” The HCA and the Board, as well as a forty-two member Health Information Infrastructure ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HEALTHCARE
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Do you believe that the Federal Government could create a secure ...
No, I strongly that this is a project which will need to be outsourced in order to obtain what is required. The gov't of course will monitor, but the infrastructure will call for minds which maynot care to bcome gov't employees... posted 3 months ago Should be a third party and not the federal Govt. The interoperability along with ownership of PHI challenges will be significant challenges (just to name a few) and would likely require the minds and resources of outside thinkers to resolve. posted 3 months ago Footwear Expert, Global see all my answers Best Answers in: Government Services (4), Offshoring and Outsourcing ...
What does the Treasury Department consider a "Cadillac" Healthcare ...
The Treasury Department says healthcare reform would include an excise tax on "Cadillac" health insurance plans. They say it will "slow health care cost growth and thereby also give Americans a pay raise." Can someone explain that to me please? Also, why would Congress and Unions be exempt from this crazy tax? http://www.treas.gov/press/releases/tg58… "Health Insurance Reform In addition to these specific policies to address the medium-term deficit, the Administration has also faced head-on the primary driver of our long-term fiscal shortfall--rising health care costs. The President's proposal--and the health ...