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This Sounds Like Very Good News For E-Health. Some Positive Results.

This appeared a little while ago.EHRs help California hospitals reduce medical errorsMay 6, 2014 | By Marla Durben HirschAn electronic health record is one of the primary tools that can decrease the number of medical errors in hospitals, according to a new report published by the office of U.S. Show More Summary

EHR giant Epic explains how it will bring Apple HealthKit data to doctors

As iOS 8 is launched today and a horde of developers ready their HealthKit apps, Epic talks about how the whole thing will work with it's increasingly ubiquitous electronic health record.

South Cove Community Health Center Uses Electronic Health Records to Increase Patient Follow Ups

Leads to Increased Cancer Screening and Better Diabetes Management The nation’s 62 Regional Extension Centers (RECs) have helped hundreds of thousands of health care providers, doctors, health clinics, and small rural hospitals across the nation learn the best practices for implementing and using electronic health records, or EHRs. Show More Summary

ADP AdvancedMD EHR Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group

ADP® AdvancedMD has announced it has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. ADP AdvancedMD EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Show More Summary

Flagler Hospital chooses Allscripts dbMotion to advance population health management

Flagler Hospital, located in St. Augustine, Fla., has selected the Allscripts dbMotion solution to connect a myriad of electronic health records across the community. In creating a single, longitudinal patient record through Allscripts dbMotion, Flagler Hospital seeks to reduce costs and improve quality of care. A private, non-profit acute care facility with 335 beds and […]

Advancing Adoption, Interoperability and Transformation – Regional Extension Centers Surpass 100,000 Providers to Stage 1 Meaningful Use

In February 2014 we highlighted our regional extension centers’ (REC) success in supporting adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), and today, during National Health IT Week 2014, we are proud to announce the RECs have surpassed their goal and  now support over 100,000 providers to demonstrate Stage 1 Meaningful Use. Show More Summary

Consumer Access and Use of Online Health Records: It Takes Two to Tango

As the saying goes, it takes two to tango.  An increasing number of health care providers offer new electronic tools to patients, but are patients interested in engaging online with their health records? At the same time, the Blue Button...Show More Summary

There Is An Important Lesson Here For The Management Of Private Health Information - Electronic Or On Paper.

This appeared a few days ago.Privacy breach in release of records to hostile ex-husband2nd Sep 2014Julie LambertA MAJOR Sydney hospital breached a patient’s privacy by giving her hostile ex-husband their children’s medical records containing...Show More Summary

An Interesting Review Of Implementation Of EHRs In Hospitals. The Obvious, and Important, Seems To Get Up!

This appeared a few days ago:Research article Implementing electronic health records in hospitals: a systematic literature reviewAlbert Boonstra, Arie Versluis and Janita F Vos BMC Health Services Research 2014, 14:370 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-370Published:...Show More Summary

Actionable items: Reduce the work for physicians

Actionable items. Today I decided to take a look at one of the dashboards that the information technology (IT) department built for our electronic health record, to help us a look at our patients enrolled in the multiple registries of diseases and conditions we are following for the patient-centered medical home. Continue reading... Your […]

PwC to Propose Open Source EHR System to the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Program

PwC US has announced its intent to pursue the Department of Defense (D0D) Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) Electronic Health Record contract. The DHMSM program would replace and modernize the Military Health System which currently supports more than 9.7 million beneficiaries, including active duty, retirees and their dependents. Show More Summary

Greenway Partners With Lightbeam to Bring Population Health and Data Solutions to Their Customers

Lightbeam Health Solutions, LLC today announced it has joined the Greenway Health online Marketplace of value-added partners for users of Greenway’s integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) and practice management solutions. Being named...Show More Summary

Two questions made easier with an Electronic Health Record (EHR)

NAMCS Physician Reported Impact of EHR on Patient Safety At the end of each day, every physician asks themselves two questions: “Was there something I did today that I shouldn’t have?” “Is there something I didn’t do that I should have?”...Show More Summary

Disappointing outcomes despite a massive investment in EHRs

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 committed to the expanded adoption of health information technology, expecting electronic health records (EHRs) to transform medical care while promising dramatic improvements in quality, efficiency and safety. Show More Summary

New CMS rule allows flexibility in certified EHR technology for 2014

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a final rule today that allows health care providers more flexibility in how they use certified electronic health record (EHR) technology (CEHRT) to meet meaningful use for an EHR Incentive Program reporting period for 2014. Show More Summary

Walgreens and Greenway Health Complete System Wide EHR Deployment

Greenway Health has completed what they’re calling one of the largest centralized pharmacy cloud-based electronic health record systems ever deployed, Walgreens Cloud EHR. Walgreens has deployed the system chain-wide, giving pharmacy...Show More Summary

Factoring in human factors

This article in Crain's Detroit Business (originally from Modern Healthcare) notes:Recent studies have found that rapid implementation of new medical technology — electronic health records, patient monitoring devices, surgical robots and other tools — can lead to adverse patient events when it is not thoughtfully integrated into workflow. Show More Summary

Why can’t an EHR fit into a mobile device?

It’s been a while since my last rant about electronic health records (EHRs), so let’s remedy that right now. EHRs in their current iteration are — how to put this delicately? — an unmitigated disaster. Nevertheless, much of the criticism of EHRs, including mine, has been in the destructive category. What about some constructive criticism? How could […]

Now Here Is A Wonderfully Provocative Article On EHRs That Makes A Lot Of Sense To Me.

This appeared a little while ago.Is the Electronic Health Record Defunct?by Jerome Carter on April 28, 2014 When building software, requirements are everything. And although good requirements do not necessarily lead to good software, poor requirements never do. Show More Summary

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