Mike Miliard

October 15, 2010
GE Healthcare has successfully linked its electronic medical records (EMR) solution with several non-GE inpatient systems, providing a single view of the patient record that will go beyond the requirements of meaningful use. The interoperability solution is set to debut at beta sites Capital Region Healthcare (N.H.) and Decatur Memorial Hospital (Ill.) in early 2011 with general availability...
October 7, 2010
eCardio Diagnostics, a developer of arrhythmia monitoring solutions, has joined forces with AT&T to provide mobile technology-based care for heart patients. Under the partnership, AT&T is providing eCardio with machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless data and mobile connectivity for near real-time, remote monitoring. eCardio's monitoring solution on cardiac devices allows heart patients to...
October 5, 2010
Health Resources and Services Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has bestowed $792,000 on the University of Louisville School of Nursing with an eye towards helping it develop a nursing informatics program for the school's undergraduate and graduate students, as well as for practicing nurses from University of Louisville Hospital. The program will...
September 30, 2010
APP Design, a software development firm specializing in the design, development and integration of healthcare systems, announced that it has been selected to design and develop a real-time patient consent interface for WNYHealtheNet through its RHIOnet product. RHIOnet is a secure, Web-based, healthcare information exchange system designed to deliver accurate and timely healthcare data to...
September 17, 2010
Prematics and Navinet have joined forces, with Navinet's real-time healthcare communications network enabling delivery of the Prematics care communication solutions to mobile devices – offering docs access to administrative, clinical and financial data from health plans at point-of-care. "Partnering with NaviNet allows us to provide care management and coordination capabilities between NaviNet’s...
September 17, 2010
Dell has announced that its Streak, a five-inch Android-based mobile, will be integrated into its healthcare solutions. Hospitals and physicians will be able to order the Streak this fall as an integrated component of Dell’s EMR and MCC solutions. CSC Austria has announced a contract to deliver a system that will provide healthcare professionals with access to electronic patient records,...
July 2, 2010
IBM and the University of Missouri (MU) announced an initiative on Friday that, by empowering the school's bioinformatics projects with IBM's high performance computing technologies, aims to develop a first-of-a-kind cloud computing environment for genomics research collaboration at a regional level. In a cloud computing environment, services and storage are accessed over public or private...
July 1, 2010
A new survey shows that while the medical management industry continues to focus resources on health IT, consumers are hampered in accessing their information online due to the cost of developing Web portals and other business- and security-related concerns. Conducted by URAC, a nationwide healthcare accreditation organization, "The URAC 2010 Population Health/Care Management Survey" is the third...
July 1, 2010
Anyone who's ever languished on hold or plunged into a labyrinth of ever-expanding touchtone message options while trying to get an answer to a simple question about coverage or eligibility will appreciate the new invention from Aetna. Her name is Ann. The health plan recently unveiled an online assistant to help members who have questions about how to navigate Aetna’s secure member Web site. She...
June 15, 2010
Continua Health Alliance officials say the company is creating an interoperable source code software library for mobile platforms. The international organization of healthcare and technology companies has chosen Vignet, a Virginia-based provider of "person-centric" connected health platform and solutions, to develop this mobile Continua Enabling Source Library (mCESL), which will be made...