Pulling up the anchor in Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology keeps organizations afloat when change is the only constant Health Information Technology (HIT) is defined by the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT as, “the application of information processing involving both computer hardware and software that deals with the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health care information, data, and knowledge for communication and decision making.” Lyle […] Read More

MPS 101 for healthcare

MPS 101 for healthcare

Managed Print Services (MPS) are helping thousands of healthcare providers today eliminate printing, save money and improve processes. While the process for MPS can be extensive, it can be broken down into a few easy-to-understand steps. First, the most basic level of MPS is optimizing the print infrastructure by placing the devices with the optimum set of features, functions and […] Read More

HIMSS Stage 7 ‘paperless’ hospitals?

HIMSS Stage 7 'paperless' hospitals?

Reaching HIMSS Stage 7 “paperless” electronic patient records is still a lofty goal for many healthcare providers, as HIMSS reports only 161 U.S. hospitals have reached Stage 7 to date. But for those who think reaching HIMSS Stage 7 status will eliminate all paper in their environment – think again. A recent study of four hospitals who are accredited with […] Read More