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Healthcare Intelligence Network
Healthcare Buyer's Connection
Volume IV, No. 16
August 19, 2005
Table of Contents

1.) Company Profiles

  • Data Advantage Corp.
  • The Healthcare Group at Zurich
  • L&S HomeCare Inc.
  • Data Critical Corporation
2.) The Decision Drivers to Information Technology Outsourcing
3.) Tennessee Blue Partners With State To Launch Electronic Health Record System
4.) Electronic Health Records: Transforming Your Medical Practice
5.) Recommended Reading: Electronic Health Records: A Practical Guide for Professionals and Organizations

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1.) Data Advantage Corp., Louisville KY

Data Advantage is a leading source of healthcare information. These include hospital, home health and SNF benchmarking products, as well as a highly customized, cost-effective and flexible physician profiling service.

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The Healthcare Group at Zurich, NY

Zurich U.S. is a member of the worldwide Zurich Financial Services Group and is rated A+(Superior) by A.M. Best Company. The Healthcare Group at Zurich U.S. provides professional & general liability insurance and offers up to $50 million in excess/umbrella capacity. Call us at 1-800-382-2150 should you require further information about The Healthcare Group at Zurich U.S.

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L&S HomeCare Inc., Miami FL

We provide the full range of affordable, convenient, compassionate, patient-customized in-home care & assistance: nursing services, physical therapy, home health aides. We work with private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.

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Data Critical Corporation

Today's busy physicians need tools to help them manage their time, reduce paperwork, and enhance the time they spend with patients. With the PocketChart electronic charting tool from Data Critical Corporation you can create thorough, HCFA-compliant notes quickly -- while at the patient's side. PocketChart can help you increase productivity, improve patient record accuracy, and reduce transcription costs.

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2.) The Decision Drivers to Information Technology Outsourcing

The results of in-depth interviews with companies in various industries ­ manufacturing, public sector, healthcare, retail and consulting ­ help explain why companies outsource, how they select their outsourcing partners, the top information technology activities currently outsourced and the traits of a successful outsourcing relationship.

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3.) Tennessee Blue Partners With State To Launch Electronic Health Record System

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee entered into a partnership with the state’s TennCare Bureau to create patient electronic health records (EHRs) that can be accessed via a secure Web site.

BlueCross plans to invest more than $25 million over the next three years with future investments as needed.

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http://www.hin.com/bcstory.html



4.) Electronic Health Records: Transforming Your Medical Practice

Staying current is staying efficient. When you add "Electronic Health Records: Transforming Your Medical Practice," a best-selling medical practice efficiency primer to your practice's library, you add the latest trends in:

  • Technology application for maximum results;
  • Cost-reduction strategies that save you money; and
  • HIPAA privacy compliance to practice operations to ensure you're on the right side of the law.

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