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UCSD, Other Schools Offering Health IT Education Programs

The University of California-San Diego is among several schools that have implemented programs to prepare students for careers in health IT, Healthcare IT News reports. The San Diego Workforce Partnership helped...

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Medsphere stimulates UC San Diego clinic project

Not all the stimulus in health IT is coming from the government.Medsphere, which offers an implementation of the VA’s open source VistA software, announced this week it has completed work with the UC San Diego Extension...

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Capstone Project Requires Students to Develop an EHR Plan That Demonstrates Meaningful Use

Students participating in the University of California San Diego Extension Health Information Technology Program are sharing the results of their capstone project – developing a plan to install an electronic health...

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Capstone project requires students to develop an EHR plan that demonstrates meaningful use

SAN DIEGO—Students participating in the University of California San Diego Extension Health Information Technology Program are sharing the results of their capstone project—developing a plan to install an electronic...

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Update from Day Two at the unSUMMIT

Today was the first full day of unSUMMIT activity and I found myself picking up quite a bit of useful information. I didn’t attend every session, but managed to make the most of the ones I did. Even though the...

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($4B isn't much when you save $7B)

People mistakenly think the VA’s VistA was cheap to create since internal programmers did some of the work. It wasn’t, but it provided good ROI: a study by the Center for IT Leadership [published this month in Health...

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Medsphere Systems Markets Open Source Electronic Health Records System

Experts agree that electronic medical records can lower costs and improve care. Yet just 10 percent of U.S. hospitals keep any computerized records, according to a survey in the New England Journal of Medicine last year...

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Connecticut psychiatric hospital goes for open-source EHR

Silver Hill Hospital, a nationally recognized psychiatric hospital with 129 licensed beds in the New York City suburb of New Canaan, Conn., has implemented the OpenVista electronic health record.San Diego-based...

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Team Targets Critical Access Hospitals

Columbia Basin Hospital, a critical access hospital in Ephrata, Wash., will implement electronic health records software and has outsourced management of its information technology operations.The hospital is the first...

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Thoughts on the new certification regime

There’s a lot of detail and a few unruly new acronyms (ONC-ATCB for ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification Body) to sort through in the 184-page Certification Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released March 2 by the...

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