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Is 4D printing next for healthcare?
Healthcare IT News : September 30, 2014, 12:27 pm
It seems like we're finally just getting used to the idea of 3D printing – that something that seemed so fantastical, so recently, is now a reality – and getting more well established by the day, with its uses and beneficial ramifications for healthcare only proliferating.
Now comes 4D. And the healthcare industry will be among the first to reap the benefits of emerging four-dimensional printing technology, according to a recent report from Frost & Sullivan.
Technology fuels physicians' success
Healthcare IT News : September 30, 2014, 12:25 pm
Physicians are becoming a more empowered link in the healthcare chain, due in large part to their adoption and deployment of information technology, IT specialists serving the sector say.
Providers knock final rule for Stage 2
Healthcare IT News : September 30, 2014, 12:24 pm
The Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use August 29 that offers hospitals and physicians flexibility for 2014. CHIME and professional organizations had asked for even more flexibility. "Millions of dollars will be lost due to misguided government timelines," said CHIME CEO Russell Branzell.
Tool gauges efficacy of public health
Healthcare IT News : September 30, 2014, 12:22 pm
It has historically been difficult for public health officials – especially at cash-strapped state and local departments – to gauge whether their outreach and initiatives really work. A new tool from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Health Partners aims to change that.
Community Health Advisor predicts the health and economic impact of public health policies at the county level.
MGMA is Vegas bound
Healthcare IT News : September 30, 2014, 12:20 pm
Brighter than ever, the spotlight at the MGMA 2014 Annual Conference Oct. 26-28 at the Las Vegas Convention Center will be on healthcare information technology, and meaningful use – and, yes, ICD-10.