Google Launch of Health...

Google launches a health advisory panel with no nurses represented! June 29, 2007 Google Launch of Health Advisory Panel Sparks Speculation Google on Thursday announced on its official blog the creation of a health care advisory panel, and recent speculation indicates that the company...

Frontiers in Teaching, ...

Please see the attached link for information on a Complexity Science conference in Kansas this July. This conference will have many nurses presenting on how they are using complexity science principles in their practice, teaching, and research. ...

Best Practices in Chron...

3-4 December, 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Following the notable success of the World Health Care Congress Europe, World Congress presents the European Leadership Summit on Chronic Care – global best practices in implementing chronic care programmes. Chronic diseases and long...

What is your position o...

Chairman and Co-founder of DR Systems, Dr. Murray A. Reicher, M.D. has publicly raised concerns about the recent rampant growth in self-referred medical imaging procedures and in-office imaging by referring doctors.  He has recently published editorials in Modern Healthcare and the...

Center for American Pro...

Navigating American Health Care How IT Can Foster Health Care Improvement By Karen Davenport May 29, 2007 “Here there be monsters,” warned ancient mariners’ maps of the uncharted corners of the seas and the creatures that lurked within. The oceans of paper and mountains of file...

The New Frontier of Ele...

An article by Christina Beach Thielst, FACHE, health administration and management consultant, Santa Barbara, California Information technology can dramatically transform the delivery of healthcare, making it safer, more effective, and more efficient. Almost everyone has heard of an...

Long-Term Care Health I...

June 20-21, 2007 Wyndham Chicago Hotel The 2007 LTC HIT Summit continues the precedent set in 2005 and 2006 by bringing together stakeholders from post-acute and LTC organizations to focus on critical Health IT initiatives in the industry. This year’s summit provides a mix of...

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iPods for Use in Educat...

Medical Industry Taps iPods for Use in Education, Practice The Apple iPod has become a popular tool in modern medicine. Medical professors are using it in their lectures, hospitals are developing podcasts to educate patients and radiologists are using the device to transport large...

HIV Testing And Mobile ...

As the UN recommend a boost to HIV testing and counseling one company, Voxiva, is already using mobile technology to help manage the disease in Rwanda http://www.wirelesshealthcare.co.uk/wh/news/wk22-07-0002.htm Also links from Mobile solutions in health care from Med-e-Tel...