Intelligent Hospital joins international Medical Trade Center

The Intelligent Hospital and RFID in Healthcare Consortium (RHCC) have announced an agreement for an integrated showroom in the international Medical Trade Center in Nashville, TN. This one-of-a-kind technology complex (see video) encompassing 80,000 square feet will include: The Intelligent Hospital, The Center of Excellence, and International Technology Pavilions destined to attract healthcare...
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Intelligent Hospital TV launches

Watch top clinicians and IT experts discuss their points of view within the global health care industry on Intelligent Hospital TV (IHTV). In the latest video, Dr. Keley John Booth, Senior VP of Perioperative Clinical Care, conducts in-depth interviews on RFID Inventory Control and Supply Chain Management at the Intelligent Hospital ™ Pavilion at...
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What Happens to our Health Care System Beyond EHR and Meaningful Use?

Due to the recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), we are in the midst of the largest federally funded revolution in health care technology. However, even with the advent of electronic health records (EHRs) and their “meaningful use”, many questions still linger. Will we achieve what many of us have hoped and dreamed about for our health...
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Recent study finds iPads create more efficient doctors

According to a new study published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, doctors using iPads to access patient records and coordinate their care were more efficient doctors. Medical residents at the University of Chicago said iPads cut their workload by an hour a day. And researchers found doctors with the devices put in orders for patient procedures...
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HIMSS12 Kicks Off Today

Welcome to our live HIMSS12 coverage at the Las Vegas’ Venetian Sands Expo Center. Conference events stretch from Monday to Friday and kick off at the opening reception on Monday night. With 300 sessions from 23 topic categories scheduled over four days, it is easy to see why the conference is the second-largest medical trade show each year, and expects almost 40,000 attendees and 1,100...
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Anesthesiologist Has a Different Perspective on Distracted Doctoring

The concept of “distracted doctoring” has been getting a lot of national media attention in recent months as doctors, nurses and other health professionals increasingly use mobile devices in the hospital environment.  Some health experts take the position that using mobile technology in the hospital environment compromises patient care.  Dr. Keley John Booth takes a different view,...
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