HealthLeaders Media IT - April 10, 2007 | Our New Look
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Our New Look
Gary Baldwin, Technology Editor

This marks the first issue of our newly redesigned--and renamed--weekly electronic newsletter, HealthLeaders Media IT. If you have been a subscriber to our former e-Healthcare and Technology weekly, you have been automatically enrolled in this e-newsletter. We will bring you much of the same content as before, including a wrap-up of the top stories in the news. But I'll be adding weekly commentary and columns about top technology trends and stories. Some of you may know me by my monthly writing for our flagship print publication, HealthLeaders magazine. [Read More]
Gary Baldwin
April 10, 2007
Editor's Picks
Chasing paper from medicine
Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman stirs the pot with a free e-prescribing initiative. Time magazine says he's betting that doctors who get a dose of e-prescribing will someday want to buy a full suite of programs from his company. [Read More]

Physicians report major barriers to using advanced e-prescribing features
Here's a report from the Center for Studying Health System Change that lays out the barriers that Tullman's group faces. A gap exists between policy-makers' vision and the practicalities of implementation, says the lead author of the study. [Read More]

Patient's candid camera sends shockwaves through hospitals
I wrote a cover story called The Connected Patient that ran last September in HealthLeaders magazine. This Boston Herald report shows the flip side of patient connectivity. [Read More]

CIO leadership series: Saint Clare's Hospital
A short article that demonstrates how ambitious IT visions can show up in the darndest places--when savvy management is in place. [Read More]
Tech Headlines

Hospitals help physicians convert patient paperwork
Akron Beacon Journal - Apr. 10, 2007

Digital 'counselor' minds your meds
Boston Globe - Apr. 10, 2007

Pricewaterhouse report analyzes IT governance
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Apr. 10, 2007

What's plaguing e-health?
Computer World, Apr. 10, 2007

MRI pioneer Lauterbur dies
Health Imaging News, Apr. 10, 2007

Events & Product News

Resurrection Health Care selects ShiftWise to automate staffing processes

Thomson Healthcare launches NeoFax neonatal drug dosing product

Lehigh Valley Hospital selects Patient Care Technology Systems' tracking software for perioperative departments

Duke conference examines social aspects of technology

Doylestown Hospital eyes a patient portal

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    Audio Feature

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