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Electronic health record alert improves HCV screening and treatment among baby boomers

(Wiley) In a recent study, screening rates for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among baby boomers increased fivefold in the year following implementation of an electronic health record (EHR)-based prompt for primary care physician...

Doctors spend half of workday in the electronic health record

(American Academy of Family Physicians) The full text article appears in the September/October 2017 Annals of Family Medicine

MEDITECH Integrates NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates with Web EHR

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has announced collaboration with MEDITECH to integrate NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates) into MEDITECH’s Web Electronic Health Record (EHR) as standard cancer treatment protocols for use at point of care. Show More Summary

6 Questions for Providers Moving Their Health IT System to the Cloud

Editor’s Note: Richard Sullivan is the chief operations officer for Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. The last time you made a difficult decision, chances are you engaged in some form of a process called the 5 W’s, or maybe the 5W’s and Sometimes How, or 5W+1H … maybe 6 W’s. Right.... Read More

Update: Integration/interfacing of Medical Devices to an Electronic Health Record

Overview of Medical Device Integration Task I provided an overview of integrating medical device systems and information into an EHR in a paper I wrote in 2008. The figure below provides a graphical representation of the overview. The system architecture for medical device integration consists of a medical device which is attached to a network, […]

Cerner Forms Advisory Council to Support VA EHR Modernization Project

Cerner, today announced the creation of an Advisory Group to provide insights and recommendations in support of Cerner’s work on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program. TheShow More Summary

Melbourne Health seeks network provider as it readies electronic record system

Victorian healthcare provider Melbourne Health has published a request for tender to support its proposed electronic medical record system.

Harvey Evacuees Leave Their Belongings—And Health Records—Behind

Despite the proliferation of electronic medical records, patients still have trouble accessing their history when it matters most.

Information technology-naive defense lawyers vs. "strident critic of electronic health records"

A tale from the trenches.In recent years, as a result of the 2010 IT-related injury and 2011 death of my mother, I have engaged myself as an independent EHR forensic expert regarding evidentiary and patient harm issues in medical malpractice litigation. Show More Summary

4 Signs You Are Burning Out

...I wanted to share a few subtle signs of burnout that can change the trajectory of a medical career. With increased workload, requirements for electronic health record documentation, system inefficiencies and the normal day-to-day stresses of clinical practice, it is easy to see why a life in medicine has taken its toll on many physicians...

The Poor Old South Australian Government Seems To Be In Trouble With ePAS Again!

This appeared a few days ago:SA Government sued for $185m over delays with new Royal Adelaide Hospital electronic health record systemLynne Minion | 17 Aug 2017 Less than three weeks out from opening, the $2.3 billion new Royal Adelaide...Show More Summary

Some Thoughts On How To Ease The Usability Crisis With Electronic Health Records.

This appeared last weekCerner's John Glaser: How to finally fix the EHR usability problemElectronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)The veteran executive proposes a multi-pronged approach to ending the tyranny of wasted time and effort created...Show More Summary

Somehow South Australia Seems To Have Got Itself Back Into The News In Health IT Systems.

There have been two different bits of news last week.First we had this.Near half-billion-dollar South Australian hospital records system failing: AMAThe AMA has said a new electronic records system being rolled out in South Australian...Show More Summary

It’s time to consider blockchain technology for EHRs

Electronic health records (EHR) have been used for several years. It is the form that physicians use to login sensitive information about their patient. Security and confidentiality of such delicate, valued protected health information (PHI) has historically been a concern, and rightfully so. Over the course of a few years, hacking on broad scales have […]

These Recommendations From The Office Of The Information Commissioner On The myHR Are Worth Publishing In Full.

These appeared a few days ago:My Health Records You can register for your own My Health Record. A My Health Record is an electronic summary of your health information. Healthcare providers can add information about your health to your My Health Record, in accordance with your access controls. Show More Summary

New Zealand Seems To Be Making Some Great Headway With A Simple Summary Record.

This appeared last week:HealthOne an e-health record for all?Liane Topham-Kindleyliane@nzdoctor.co.nzTuesday 01 August 2017, 1:40PM The electronic shared health records system HealthOne is operating throughout the South Island as ofShow More Summary

Staff at Safety-Net Medical Clinics report increasing dissatisfaction with workplace

(RAND Corporation) Some studies have raised concern about burnout among health care workers as they grapple with changes such electronic medical records and medical homes. A new study finds that physicians, nurses and other staff members...Show More Summary

Epic Move: UC San Diego Health Transitions to Cloud Technology

UC San Diego Health has moved its electronic medical records (EMR) system to the cloud. The move to an Epic-hosted cloud environment is part of a long-term strategy to shift away from traditional data centers to a less expensive, more reliable and secure repository for patients' medical records.

?Australia's digital health strategy gets the nod without data interoperability controls

The Council of Australian Governments Health Council has given the federal government the green light to automatically sign citizens up to an electronic health record, with a public consultation on draft interoperability standards to come by the end of next year.

I Wonder If There Is Really An Issue Here Or Is This Just A Reflection Of Some Change Resistant Senior Docs?

This appeared last week:Doctors claim medical records system puts patient safety at riskKara Vickery, Janelle Miles, The Courier-MailJuly 26, 2017 12:00amPROBLEMS with Queensland Health’s electronic medical record system are angering...Show More Summary

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