Thursday, March 12, 2009

The Week in Review - March 12, 2009

A look back at some of the best news stories (and some entertaining diversions) from the week in health care.

Aspirational goals and a lion's roar at the summit. The knives stayed sheathed through this opening act.

The coming ICE age in healthcare technology - a terrific article by futurist Mark Anderson

What aisle are your EHR's in?

A CEO talks about the economy and its effect on the medical center. Up to $20 million in operating losses means job cuts - - just not sure how many.

Will hospitals address EHR "meaningful use" by getting by or getting better? Meditech Community Bulletin gets the scoop on a future Healthcare Technology News article.

Telehealth: Is there a "doctor in the mouse"?

"Combating alert fatigue" in e-prescribing.

Not sure what sort of crowd is going to show up... The latest medical wiki has big names behind it and social networking baked in.

Highlights of medical news of the obvious.

Grand Rounds is published at and highlights a "glimpse at the horror show that is ICD-10 (undoubtedly R-rated due to inappropriate complexity)."

LOL Award - First place goes to HISTalk (Inga) for: "Finally, I just want to know if it was a man or a woman who created this product."

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