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Avaya Intelligent Communication Solutions for the Healthcare industry provide Hospitals, Medical Centers, Nursing Homes, as well as Doctors and Dentist Offices with intelligent communication applications integrated in the very core of the business of serving the patient, helping to reduce costs, improve patient satisfaction and improve the quality of patient care.
As healthcare costs continue to rise, hospitals around the country are seeking new ways to reduce expenses while delivering improved patient care.
According to Forrester Research, 79% of healthcare organizations are addressing these issues by rolling out new applications and services for employees with mobile devices - nearly double the implementation rate of non-healthcare firms.
www.avaya.com /gcm/master-usa/en-us/industry/sectors/healthcare/healthcarejan06.htm   (250 words)

  
 AMN Healthcare, Inc.—Premier Medical Staffing Business
AMN Healthcare is the staffing solution for more than 1,500 hospital and healthcare facilities throughout all 50 states, including all of the nation's top-ranked hospitals, and is the leading provider of physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals.
AMN Healthcare is the staffing industry authority, backed by over 20 years of experience in providing quality healthcare professionals with temporary, contract or permanent positions.
What sets AMN Healthcare apart is experience, our best-in-class service, infrastructure and especially our healthcare providers—quality clinical professionals who are carefully matched to your needs and who are committed to delivering the highest level of patient care.
www.amnhealthcare.com   (415 words)

  
 MicroStrategy - Healthcare
The healthcare industry relies on the MicroStrategy platform to report on volumes of patient records, monitor quality and safety, and analyze market data and dynamics, all while ensuring compliance with patient privacy and data security regulations.
Leading healthcare companies have found that business intelligence solutions built on the MicroStrategy platform are the key to efficient management of the enterprise.
Healthcare managers can analyze data from clinical charting systems, patient care systems, and financial applications to define, track, and respond to essential performance indicators.
www.microstrategy.com /Solutions/ByIndustry/Healthcare.asp   (592 words)

  
 Healthcare reform -- with a dose of profit - The Boston Globe
''Real healthcare reform is a combination of increased health insurance coverage to allow us to have the broadest coverage in the country and more appropriate reimbursement for the hospitals." That is what Connors pledges is the thrust of a long awaited healthcare bill.
Yes, a wealthy healthcare provider will get more federal money, but so will other hospitals, including those hospitals that are struggling financially.
Massachusetts is one of the few states in the country having this healthcare discussion.
www.boston.com /business/healthcare/articles/2006/04/02/healthcare_reform____with_a_dose_of_profit   (727 words)

  
 IBM - Healthcare 2015: Win-win or lose-lose?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
While this is not news for many countries, we believe what is now different is that the current paths of many healthcare systems around the world will become unsustainable by 2015.
Healthcare systems that fail to transform will likely “hit the wall” and require immediate and major forced restructuring – a “lose-lose” scenario for all stakeholders.
There is a more positive scenario - a “win-win” - but it is one that will require new levels of accountability, tough decisions and hard work on the part of all stakeholders.
www.ibm.com /healthcare/hc2015   (188 words)

  
 Healthcare Magazine Subscriptions and Free White Papers
FierceHealthcare Is a free daily email briefing for healthcare executives and healthcare administrators who are leading the evolution of the..
Healthcare Building Ideas Is dedicated to the diverse group of professionals behind those projects, who collectively design, manage, build..
Healthcare Traveler Is the industry's most widely read and favorite resource for traveling nurses and travel therapists...
associates.tradepub.com /?pt=cat&page=Heal   (643 words)

  
 General Electric : Business Directory : GE Healthcare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care.
Worldwide, GE Healthcare employs more than 45,000 people, committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.
GE Healthcare’s Clinical Technologies enable NASA flight surgeons to monitor the health of the Discovery astronauts in real-time during space walks.
www.ge.com /en/company/businesses/ge_healthcare.htm   (366 words)

  
 Healthcare Informatics
CODING, COMPLIANCE & REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT: Healthcare shouldn’t be just about the bottom line, but if that bottom line moves too far into the red, a hospital is forced to shut its doors — and that’s not good for anyone.
Those on the front lines of today's healthcare IT movement face a broad array of challenges from the clinical to the financial, and very often confront those challenges without the deep pockets of their acute care colleagues.
The U.S. Congress, in addition, is also a major force in the adoption of healthcare IT through the legislation it enacts.
www.healthcare-informatics.com   (312 words)

  
 Healthcare : GateWay Community College
GateWay's commitment to its students and the healthcare community is exemplified through its world-class facilities, a team of dedicated, progressive, skilled professionals, and real-world instruction and experiences.
Healthcare professionals in leadership roles can expand their skills and enhance their marketability with a Degree or Certificate in Health Services Management.
The Health Sciences Continuing Education program is designed for the GateWay healthcare graduate who wants to pursue their education, as well as for the healthcare professional whose goal is to refresh and/or expand their knowledge base.
healthcare.gatewaycc.edu   (357 words)

  
 Healthcare Research and Solutions from Intel
We are helping to accelerate improvements in healthcare quality by understanding people's needs and delivering solutions that make it possible for them to enhance their health and wellness throughout their lives.
Our mission is to enable individuals, their families, and clinicians to connect to the right information at the right time so they can make better and more informed healthcare decisions.
Learn how Intel is connecting people and information to improve quality, cost and access to healthcare, while helping providers, payers and pharmaceutical companies meet their objectives.
www.intel.com /healthcare   (208 words)

  
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Mobile and wireless solutions are gaining ground in the healthcare arena as healthcare professionals are discovering the convenience of delivering timely information to and from the point-of-care anytime, anywhere.
However, mobile technology introduces new challenges to the healthcare community, including the issues of confidentiality of mobile data and the management of mobile workers.
Healthcare professionals have little time during their work day to search for drug- and disease-related information.
www.lycos.com /info/healthcare.html   (538 words)

  
 Healthcare - Industries - Management Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Healthcare managers must educate themselves and their organizations regarding their duty to ensure that the privacy and security of individually identifiable healthcare information is maintained.
Healthcare law at the dawn of the new millennium is at the epicenter of the most critical underlying challenges to the ever evolving, complex, United States healthcare system.
The healthcare industry, like other sectors of the economy, is still processing the recent enactment of the "Millennium Digital Commerce Act" known to the public as the electronic signature law.
www.themanager.org /Knowledgebase/Industries/Healthcare.htm   (283 words)

  
 Healthcare Standards Landscape
The large number of healthcare organizations and standards that exist, or are in-development, make it difficult to monitor and track the overall landscape of healthcare standards.
It includes information on healthcare standards and their development organizations, on organizations that use or implement HC standards, and other related information.
Thus, the HCSL information supports development, implementation, and adoption of healthcare standards, by enabling users, vendors, system developers, and integrators to quickly find or publish relevant information on healthcare standards, and to become more knowledgeable about healthcare standards, organizations, and their healthcare standards' activities and applications.
www.itl.nist.gov /div897/docs/hc_roadmap.html   (462 words)

  
 Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management : Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The program further incorporates a set of specific healthcare core competencies developed by Columbia faculty members and health industry experts, reflecting the unique knowledge and insight necessary for students to make an immediate contribution to, and succeed in, this diverse and dynamic sector.
New York City is the epicenter of some of the world's largest healthcare corporations, as well as major investors in, and advisors to, the healthcare industry.
A worldwide network of more than 36,000 alumni, including healthcare industry leaders, provides exceptional support to students and the faculty as guest lecturers, panel members, and career mentors.
www.gsb.columbia.edu /healthcare   (525 words)

  
 Safety and Health Topics: Healthcare Facilities
Healthcare facilities include hospitals, clinics, dental offices, out-patient surgery centers, birthing centers and nursing homes.
In addition to the medical staff, large healthcare facilities employ a wide variety of trades that have health and safety hazards associated with them.
Increases awareness among healthcare workers and their employers about the health risks posed by working with hazardous drugs and to provide them with measures for protecting their health.
www.osha.gov /SLTC/healthcarefacilities/index.html   (582 words)

  
 SPSS Industry Solutions | Healthcare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Healthcare organizations today face numerous challenges, including concern about their ability to deliver the quality of care people expect—and the increasing cost of such care.
SPSS solutions help researchers, healthcare providers, and “payer” organizations—both private health insurers and public sector programs like Medicare—manage existing resources more efficiently, combat waste and fraud, and achieve their goals.
SPSS’ leadership in predictive analytics benefits healthcare organizations by helping them understand current conditions, anticipate and adapt to evolving trends in health and healthcare management, and take appropriate, timely action.
www.spss.com /vertical_markets/healthcare/index.htm?source=homepage&hpzone=verts   (428 words)

  
 Homepage - Healthcare Commission
It’s our job to check that healthcare services are meeting standards in a range of areas, including safety, cleanliness and waiting times.
We have a statutory duty to assess the performance of healthcare organisations, award annual performance ratings for the NHS and coordinate reviews of healthcare by others.
Now, for the first time, you can search the ratings to find out how your local healthcare organisations are doing and get answers to some of the questions commonly asked by patients and the public.
www.healthcarecommission.org.uk   (253 words)

  
 Healthcare, medical: barcode, RFID for healthcare safety, patient privacy
From admitting desk, to patient bedside, to pharmacy and beyond, Zebra has specialty bar code and radio frequency identification (RFID) technology solutions that provide the basis for patient safety across the healthcare industry.
The accurate identification of patients, medications, samples, treatments, lab results, and records provides the foundation for improving quality and patient care.
Hundreds of hospitals, laboratories, clinics, and other healthcare facilities rely on solutions from Zebra to ensure all activity begins and ends with quality and accurate data.
www.zebra.com /id/zebra/na/en/index/industry_solutions/industries/healthcare.html   (281 words)

  
 Search HealthCareerWeb Jobs. Find Careers & Jobs in HealthCareerWeb
As an industry leader in healthcare recruitment, we not only provide employment opportunities but also resource information for healthcare professionals to utilize as they further their career.
You will find valuable healthcare job searching information and other information that you can use to pursue the healthcare career of your dreams.
Evergreen Healthcare LLC with 14 Skilled Nursing facilities in Washington, Evergreen Healthcare is one of the fastest growing long term care companies in the West.
www.healthcareerweb.com   (335 words)

  
 Nuance - Industry Solutions - Healthcare
Nuance's broad range of healthcare specific applications and technologies help service providers significantly increase their bottom line in today's hyper-competitive market.
Whether you need to automate the routing of calls, the creation or collection of information, process transcriptions or complete claims, we have a solution to reduce manual tasks and improve patient care, increase staff efficiency, and cut costs.
Nuance Web Seminars offer a convenient and easy way for you to get up-to-speed on the latest developments in Healthcare Solutions and other related technologies and services that are having a dramatic impact on hospitals, clinics and physician groups.
www.nuance.com /healthcare   (117 words)

  
 Network Appliance - Solutions - Healthcare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Healthcare organizations are increasingly seeking secure, reliable, and cost-effective solutions to help manage explosive data growth.
Strict regulations that force healthcare organizations to securely store medical records for a patient's lifetime—up to a century—also contribute to the dramatic increase in data that must be managed.
Healthcare organizations rely on NetApp to help with their critical business and patient care needs, including:
www.netapp.com /solutions/healthcare.html   (364 words)

  
 General Electric : Products & Solutions : Healthcare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In a field as important as healthcare, innovation is a must.
And, as the world moves toward the "digital hospital" - fully computer-integrated and modernized - GE is leading the way with fresh ideas and breakthrough technology in patient monitoring and information delivery and storage products.
No matter what type of financing need...No matter what the size or type of your organization...GE is your best single source of customized financial solutions to help you deal with the unique challenges of the healthcare industry.
www.ge.com /en/product/business/healthcare.htm   (248 words)

  
 Solutions and Software for the Healthcare and Life Sciences Industries from Microsoft
Microsoft and its partners are committed to improving business performance and helping healthcare and life sciences professionals be more productive.
Microsoft and its partners offer healthcare and life sciences a solid commitment to help improve the quality and efficiency of all employees and roles, from practitioners to business staff.
Read Dr. Bill Crounse's Healthcare Web log to get insights into the latest technologies in the industry, find out about upcoming events, and discover new and innovative solutions that can help your organization succeed.
www.microsoft.com /industry/healthcare/default.mspx   (289 words)

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