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At SXSW, Hipsters Look for Healthcare Tech Tipping Point

Scott Mace

South by Southwest, the annual film, music, and tech event that made Twitter a household word, now has its sights set squarely on the business of healthcare. Get ready for more technology-fueled disruption than ever before. >>>


Editor's Picks

Electronic Submission of Medical Docs Trial Goes Live

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is rolling out the first phase of its Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation program, known as esMD. >>>

Promoting Your Hospital's HIT Capabilities, Creatively

Health information technology can be a real market differentiator and a way to solidify your organization as a cutting-edge hospital. Texas Health Resources shows one way to do it right—it made its CMO the star of a winning series of videos. >>>

Capital Spending Strategies in an Economic Recovery

Four hospital leaders discuss what short-term and long-term effects the sluggish economy has on fulfilling their strategic goals, and what factors are influencing where they will focus their capital spending in the coming year. >>>

Impact Analysis Report


ICD-10: Skating on Thin Margins

Don't let the ICD-10 delay derail your plans. Get exclusive, original ICD-10 research, analysis, and insights from top executives at NYU Langone Medical Center, Lakewood Health System, Southwest General Health Center, Frederick Regional Health System, and MemorialCare Health System. >>>

News Headlines

If Obama's health law survives, it will take nearly a decade to put into effect

Chicago Tribune / Associated Press, March 13, 2012

ACO approach flips medical economics

The New York Times, March 13, 2012

How a major hospital got healthier with big data

Forbes, March 13, 2012

Health-record privacy impeding medical research

The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 13, 2012

Hospital docs say iPads raise efficiency

Reuters, March 13, 2012

Healthcare Job Growth Accelerating

HealthLeaders Media, March 12, 2012

Backup plans if individual mandate is struck down

Politico, March 12, 2012

Venture capitalists change their healthcare investments

North Country Public Radio / NPR, March 9, 2012

4 Social Media Strategies to Build Patient Loyalty

HealthLeaders Media, March 8, 2012

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Date: March 29, 2012
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Putting Data in Nurses' Hands

Nursing informatics is an emerging field, and organizations that have been aggressive about getting data into nurses' hands (and smartphones) have reaped the rewards. >>>


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