Apple's continued hiring of health experts -- and its takeover of Gliimpse -- are all geared toward building better electronic health records, and turning that data into advice for both doctors and device owners, a report indicated on Monday.
Apple has hired "scores of healthcare experts" in recent years to develop improved electronic health record software, with an ultimate goal of transforming HealthKit into a tool that improves diagnoses, reports Bloomberg. The systemShow More Summary
The recently-launched Epic electronic health record (EHR) system is affecting virtually every aspect of care at NYU Lutheran Medical Center and forever changing the healthcare experience at the Brooklyn-based hospital and its affiliated sites.
A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. This September, I reached a milestone, the tenth anniversary of my electronic health record (EHR) “go live.” Note that I did not write “I celebrated my tenth anniversary,” because while the event was the most disruptive change in over 25 years of practice, […]
By Barbara Lam -- a third year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC The new third year medical class at USC had an Electronic Health Record orientation two months ago. It was hard. If you had been there looking out into...Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - For every hour doctors spend treating patients during a typical workday, they devote nearly two more hours to maintaining electronic health records (EHR) and clerical work, a small U.S. study suggests.
As published in JNCCN, a new Brown University study of registry data for older patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with contemporary immunochemotherapy found opportunities to mitigate early death using key risk factors in decision-making and providing prophylactic administration of G-CSF; additional studies are warranted.
Physicians are spending nearly twice as much time with new electronic health record systems and “desk work” as they are providing medical care to their patients, according to a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine
The following tender appeared a few days ago:Business Case for the Single Electronic Health Record RFPDetailsRFx ID : 17820621Tender Name : Business Case for the Single Electronic Health Record RFPReference # : Open Date : Tuesday, 23...Show More Summary
We have heard about this integration of technology and services that would let data flow seamlessly, so that communication between doctors, patients, insurance companies, pharmacies and the workplace would be unhindered. When first introduced, there was a big push for Return on Investment (ROI), but no one seems to mention [...]
Fast Company reports that Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a health startup whose stated aim is to allow any American to pull together a comprehensive picture of their health, which they would be free to share with medical professionalsShow More Summary
A brief post. In this new JAMA article by Stanford authors: Evolutionary Pressures on the Electronic Health Recordhttp://jama.jamanetwork.com/ar ticle.aspx?articleid=2545405 Donna M. Zulman, MD, MS 1,2 ; Nigam H. Shah, MBBS, PhD 3 ; Abraham Verghese, MD 4 I note the passage:... Show More Summary
AAA Medical is a free, ‘Occasionally connected’ electronic health record and workflow app that works in the connected world but also for the 4.6bn people who live in the unconnected world. It works when you have a connection but more importantly it works when your don’t. Beta testers needed – This is a fully featured […]
Kyna and Conan Fong were at dinner trying to convince their father, who ran a medical practice, to try something different than just keeping paper records. There’s a good reason for that — they’re slow, they’re hard to transfer and share (often requiring paper delivery or faxes), and there’s a lot of information that can be lost along the way. But despite that being… Read More
As waves of hospitals move from older methods of record keeping to new digital electronic health record (EHR) systems, many medical professionals express fears that implementing an EHR system in their hospital will have dire results,...Show More Summary
Many medical students are using electronic health records (EHRs) to track former patients but the practice, which students report as being educational, raises some ethical questions, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal...Show More Summary
The transition into the era of electronic health records and health wearables has resulted in a plethora of electronic patient information including dates of birth, home addresses, social security records, insurance details and medical data. Show More Summary
This appeared a few days ago.8 July, 2016GPs warming to e-health recordsPosted by julie lambert The financial pinch on GPs is clearly sharpening interest in electronic health records.According to the latest figures, 1085 general practices...Show More Summary
drchrono Inc., the industry leading Electronic Health Record (EHR), practice management, revenue cycle management and medical API platform on iPad, iPhone and web, today launched a new partnership and program for students in health information management with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Show More Summary
I had missed this page when on the NEHTA site or maybe it is a new page from ADHA. Not sure.Anyway it makes for interesting readingUsability Improvements PCEHR means the My Health Record, formerly the "Personally Controlled Electronic...Show More Summary