Tag Archive: Health IT

May 25

Working on IT: 50,000 New Health IT workers Needed by Joseph Conn / HITS

  Working on IT By Joseph Conn / HITS staff writer Posted: May 24, 2010 – 12:01 am ET Part one of a two-part series Access part two: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the stimulus law, has a host of tight deadlines for its myriad health information technology subsidy …

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May 25

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) Applauds the 74 Members of Congress’ Letter to the FCC

New York, N.Y. – Today Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) President and CEO, Jose Marquez-Leon released the following statement in response to the May 24, 2010 letter to the Federal Communications Commission on the importance of broadband adoption and deployment over regulation. LISTA is pleased to see 74 members of Congress join …

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May 21

Despite HIT progress, Who’s Still Left Out? Can Anyone Say Latinos?


As new HIT makes ever greater inroads into the nation’s healthcare system, there is bound to be an expanding array of stories that highlight the advantages HIT brings to patients and doctors alike. But rather than taking too much comfort as favorable evidence piles up, policymakers should regularly wonder what percentage of the population is …

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May 13

The Privacy and Security Challenges of Electronic and Personal Health Records: Is Your Business Prepared?


EVERY ADVANCE IN healthcare information technology presents a new challenge to a patient’s privacy. The recent initiatives promoting electronic health records (EHRs) and personal health records (PHRs) are no exception. While the use of these records could potentially revolutionize the way physicians treat patients and both patients and physicians manage medical data, they will also …

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May 12

P.R. Medical Industry Faces Challenges to EHR Compliance


   Local hospitals shut out of federal funding for program; costs pose problem across the board, but benefits outweigh obstaclesPuerto Rico’s private hospitals are pushing for a share of federal funding they say is vital to meet a 2015 deadline for all medical institutions and practitioners around the nation to implement electronic health records (EHRs) …

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Apr 09

LISTA is Proud to have Anthony Jimenez President and CEO of Microtech, Serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors 2010-2012


LISTA is proud to have Anthony Jimenez President and CEO of Microtech, serve as Chairman of the board of directors. In addition to all the MicroTech’s accolades, accomplishments and super fast growth that you may see in Microtech’s website http://www.mictotech.net,  Tony Jimenez, is fully committed to his employees team and the Free Enterprise spirit that motivates all who …

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Mar 17

Following the Release of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan Yesterday, Chairman Julius Genachowski Sat Down for an Interview on YouTube


Following the release of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan yesterday, Chairman Julius Genachowski sat down for an interview on YouTube National Broadband Plan Wrap-Up By Brad A sampling of online chatter following yesterday’s release of the National Broadband Plan. First up, the Huffington Post: Among the cornerstones of the plan is a ‘shoot for the …

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Mar 16

Explore the National Broadband Plan: Statements From the President and FCC Chairman(Video).


Statement from the President on the National Broadband Plan America today is on the verge of a broadband-driven Internet era that will unleash innovation, create new jobs and industries, provide consumers with new powerful sources of information, enhance American safety and security, and connect communities in ways that strengthen our democracy. Just as past generations …

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Mar 15

iMedicalApps – Interview with Albert Santalo, CEO Care Cloud.


About Care Cloud Since the inception of the modern healthcare industry after WWII, the U.S. has been plagued with a daunting amount of wasteful spending related to healthcare. For the first time, the technology has come of age that truly allows us to change that reality and to take back those wasted healthcare dollars and …

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Mar 15

FCC Chair Admits U.S. is Falling Behind in Being Digitally Literate.


FCC Chair Admits U.S. is falling behind in being digitally literate. The Internet has transformed America with its power to generate innovation and opportunity and by its ability to connect, inform and entertain us like no technology in history. But we are not even close to realizing the full potential of high-speed Internet, or “broadband,” …

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