If entrepreneurs are willing to do what they all claim they always wish to do, which is to see problems as an opportunity, there is a lot of money to be made in health reform.
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Researchers looked at the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and matched it against trends in cell phone use and texting volume.
Remember how patients were upset over insurers getting their medical records in order to exclude high-risk people from coverage? Now it's the doctors' turn, and they're going to be just as angry.
Universities have replaced banks and corporate offices as the driving forces behind urban development and health is one of their primary products.
The rapid approval of new testing facilities is like the opening of new cash register lines in a store, preventing a backlog on testing would keep vendors from getting EHRs approved for customers seeking that sweet, sweet stimulus cash.
Reformers like David Kibbe and Brian Klepper are despairing over the industry's refusal to change business models in the face of health reform, The market's growth is unsustainable, period, but its players refuse to accept that reality.
Awards like this provide insight into what is important to people in the health IT field. Saving money, limiting mistakes, and wellness are big trends for 2010.
Smarter hand-washing, with less-intrusive monitoring, might get the cost of 100% compliance down to something hospitals can afford, and nurses can accept.
It is a ruggedized Windows Mobile device with a 3.5 inch screen and a mini-keyboard designed for use on the wireless LANs that are all the rage in hospitals today.
Dell is a hardware company and a system integrator. But what hospitals and clinics are looking for are software-based systems they can learn to use quickly if they're to soak up that sweet, sweet stimulus cash.