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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Web Exclusive: NY Hospital Data Theft May Affect Records of 1.7 Million
New York City officials have begun notifying 1.7 million patients, staff, contractors, vendors, and others who were...
AT&T, Vitality offer wireless pill caps
AT&T announced that it will be partnering with Vitality to sell Vitality GlowCaps on Amazon.com. The AT&T...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals' Data Sharing Improves Surgical Care
Hospitals that have been given incentives to collaborate with one another can significantly reduce surgical...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
Medco Health acquisition to cost $750M, broaden research portfolio
Medco Health Solutions announced yesterday it will acquire United BioSource to extend its business into...
Electronic surveillance is key to HAI investigation
Electronic surveillance is becoming a critical tool in an infection preventionist's arsenal of tools with which to...
Web Exclusive: AHRQ Expands Data on Health Insurance, Quality
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's annual release of state-by-state quality data now has data on health...

Book: Statistics Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers
A new addition to HCPro's Basics series, this logical book and CD-ROM are a primer for any healthcare manager embarking...
Book: Making Your Data Work:
This book and CD-ROM will help staff quickly and easily find and present valuable information to improve quality and...
Book: Root Cause Analysis Basics
Our experts have put their years of RCA experience to work for you. This valuable guide will explain how to conduct an...
Book: Performance Improvement Basics, 2nd Edition
Whether your goal is to gather buy-in from facility leaders or to brush up on effective data collection and analysis...
Book: Effective Process Management: Improving Your Healthcare Delivery
This book will show you how to identify where certain processes fail or how they might fail in the future, and how to...
Moving from Process Improvement to Process Management
In this live event, which you can attend at your computer, you will receive a straightforward 7-step process to assist...
Book: Occurrence Reporting
This new resource by performance improvement expert Kenneth R. Rohde provides practical techniques to help you better...
Webcast: Presenting Data to Leadership: What Your Board Needs to Know
During this 90-minute program, expert consultant Ken Rohde will explain what your quality and safety data really means...
Book: Patient Safety Basics
Promote patient safety throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Patient Safety Basics Collection.