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How Radio Waves Remedy Patient Bottlenecks
Gienna Shaw, Senior Editor

Hospitals are using radio-frequency identification badges gather to improve patient flow, shorten length of stay, and more. [Read More]
August 23, 2011
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Rural EDs tend to lag behind their urban counterparts when it comes to computerized provider order entry, research finds. More financial help must be needed, right? That's probably true, but the cause may run deeper than simply a lack of funds. [Read More]

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Intelligence Report: The New Patient Experience Imperative
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Tech Headlines
Hip implant complaints surge, even as dangers are studied
The New York Times, August 23, 2011

Data spill in California shows risk of online health files
The Denver Post/Associated Press, August 22, 2011

Opinion: An e-ripoff of the U.S.
Los Angeles Times, August 22, 2011

VA to test cloud collaboration for docs
InformationWeek, August 19, 2011

Single vocabulary standard for EHR reporting seen as 'momentous'
Government Health IT, August 19, 2011

Is Google eying healthcare once again?
InformationWeek, August 19, 2011

When EHRs meet malpractice suits: New concerns
InformationWeek, August 18, 2011

Hospitals lag in CPOE
InformationWeek, August 17, 2011

More drug companies close Facebook pages as walls open
The Washington Post, August 17, 2011

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