Y2K glitch won't trigger hospital bond defaults, AHA official says
- The Clock's Ticking. Cys, Jane // AHA News;08/09/99, Vol. 35 Issue 31, p4
Discusses several issues facing hospitals in the United States (US) about the Year 2000 date conversion problem (Y2K). Importance for hospital to consider the Y2K readiness of the utilities industry; List of computer-controlled potentially high-risk medical devices issued by the US Food and Drug...
- Finding weak links in disaster plans. Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare;05/10/99, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p60
Reports that North Broward Hospital District in Fort, Lauderdale, Florida had primed its information systems to survive a year 2000 computer problem. Off-site recovery plan for computer disasters; Arrangements for prospective payment on managed-care contracts.
- Experts say Y2K isn't over till it's over. Shinkman, Ron // Modern Healthcare;01/10/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p8
Focuses on year 2000 date conversion-related problems faced by healthcare providers in the United States. Condition of healthcare information systems in the country; Expectations from computer system experts; Views of some hospital executives.
- `Fizzle' is good. McLaughlin, Neil // Modern Healthcare;01/10/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p34
Editorial. Comments on the efforts of hospitals in the United States on year 2000 date conversion computer problems. Details on the preparations of hospitals on the computer problem; Amount allocated on the problem; Views of hospital executives and staffs on their efforts.
- Who's afraid of Y2K. // Materials Management in Health Care;May99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p64
Presents the results of surveys conducted by the American Hospital Association and the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management on the year-2000 readiness of hospitals in the United States. Barriers to readiness; Community agencies contacted in planning areas; Main areas of...
- Survey reveals year 2000 computer weaknesses. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jul98, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p21
Reports on the results of the Fourth Annual Healthcare Technology Survey by Gordon & Glickson PC, which reveals that a significant number of hospitals in the United States remain unprepared for the computer problems predicted to accompany the year 2000 date change necessary for the next century.
- Are hospitals cutting back on technology spending due to Y2K? Vecchione, Anthony // Drug Topics;12/6/99, Vol. 143 Issue 23, p62
Discusses whether United States hospitals are cutting back on technology spending due to the year 2000 computing crisis (Y2K). Slowing down of the trend among hospitals of making investments in automation and information systems; Factors attributing to hospitals decision to cut back on their...
- Hospital working on inoculating itself against Year 2000 bug. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Jun98, Vol. 12 Issue 6, pA6
Reports that Central Washington Hospital of Wenatchee has begun upgrading its own programs against the Year 2000 bug. Phases of the upgrading plans of the hospital; Efforts by organizations concerning the Year 2000 problems; Actions taken by the Public Utility District (PUD) to address Year...
- The Computer Glitch That Shook Washington. Gochenouer, John E. // Futurist;Aug/Sep99, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p36
Describes the computer problem encountered by George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C. in 1971. Significance of the computer problem on companies with non-compliant computer systems for the year 2000; Lessons that can be learned from the computer problem. INSET: Six Lessons...