Emergency Management Software: Benefi ts of an Integrated Approach
When faced with planning and implementing an enterprise-wide emergency response strategy, many organizations address the problem by implementing several independent solutions.
While this approach can be reasonably effective it can also result in disjointed communications and disparate systems deployment that can prove problematic from a complete emergency management perspective.
Evaluating Cardiovascular RFP Responses
By Joseph L. Marion, Principal, Healthcare Integration Strategies, LLC
In a previous discussion, we explored the composition of a Cardiovascular RFP. An RFP for cardiovascular information systems can be more complex than for other Picture Archive and Communications Systems (PACS) or information systems, in that cardiovascular services involve more than just imaging. Wave forms and procedure documentation are examples of additional relevant data that must be managed in addition to images. Physician reporting is also more complicated in that it is typically done with structured reporting templates instead of by dictation.
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Radiology Information System (RIS) RFP-RFQ
Many institutions might forego the use of a RIS RFP for the purchase of their RIS system. Because of the scale of the investment, the fact that you will be married to a vendor for several years, and the fact that the effectiveness of a certain RIS system could vary dramatically depending on the vendor, the use of a RIS RFP is strongly recommended.
Revitalizing Healthcare Delivery with Mobile Communications | Part 1
This four-part series examines the ways that wireless technology and mobile communications can enhance the efficiency and quality of institutional healthcare, improving the processes through which doctors, nurses, specialists and support staff members deliver medical treatment.
Part One offers an overview of the current healthcare situation and suggests ways in which wireless technology solutions address healthcare challenges.