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Kern selects OpenVista to Maximize Stimulus Funds

SAN DIEGO – In order to maximize financial incentives, Kern Medical Center of Bakersfield, Calif., has plans to employ Medsphere Systems’ OpenVista electronic health record (EHR) by the end of 2010.The strategy is...

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California hospital to roll out OpenVista by year's end

BAKERSFIELD, CA—Kern Medical Center, a county-owned 222-bed acute-care teaching hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., is set to deploy the OpenVista electronic health record by the end of the year. Hospital executives say...

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Kern Medical Center Goes Paperless

KMC Adopts New Electronic Record SystemWhen you think of hospitals and doctors, you often think of paper charts and records. But that won't be the case anymore for Kern Medical Center. Friday, KMC announced its...

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Hospital Eyes Stimulus to Fund EHR

Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, Calif., will implement by the end of 2010 the OpenVista electronic health record software of Medsphere Corp., Carlsbad, Calif.The 222-bed hospital selected the application believing...

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EMR school offers help for doctors wary of technology

Some physicians might feel like the process of buying and implementing a new electronic medical record system is so complex that a formal education is required. It turns out you can get one. Several organizations...

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Stimulus Package Drives New Health IT Business Prospects in San Diego

The health IT provisions of the federal economic stimulus package are creating new business opportunities for technology firms in San Diego and elsewhere across the country, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.Under the...

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Federal push to digitize health records

John Gastaldo / Union-Tribune Patient Michael Robbins waited as Dr. Joseph Abramowitz, medical director at the Southern Indian Health Council, called up his medical records using software developed by a Carlsbad-...

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Inside the EHR certification process

Recent changes give more clout to open source technology As hospitals and physicians implement EHRs to become eligible for financial incentives as defined in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA...

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Healthcare Business News: Expect tougher privacy enforcement ... IT experts

Part one of a two-part series You can blame the spotty record of the healthcare industry in protecting the privacy and security of medical records on lax enforcement of federal law, and you'd be right, according to...

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Medsphere, Axeo join list of vendors offering guarantees on meaningful use

More and more EMR vendors are offering financial guarantees that their products will help customers achieve meaningful use of health IT, and thus qualify for federal subsidies under the American Recovery and...

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