New study on the EHR debacle shows that our multiple payer system creates the complexity that prevents cost-saving and makes EHRs so hard to implement
Opinion: The company’s decision to include an open API in its mobile phone OS has great promise for electronic health records.
In 2014, the clinic where I served as head of communications and digital strategy switched to a new online patient portal, a change that was mandated by the electronic health record (EHR) system we used. The company that provides the...Show More Summary
Apple's enterprise footprint, approach to privacy and partnerships will give it an edge with Health Records, a feature in iOS 11.3 to position the company in medical health records.
In yet another example of the clerical overload caused by bad health IT, physicians find themselves drinking from a fire hose through cybernetics. This, in the field of dermatology, let alone critical care specialties:Physicians Overwhelmed by Messaging From Electronic Medical RecordsMedicalResearch.com Interview with: Matilda W. Show More Summary
Apple is expanding its health app to include information from medical records. That way, iPhone users can track everything from allergies to vaccines to lab results. It's a big move to get patients their electronic health records, something...Show More Summary
This appeared in Forbes last week:Jan 17, 2018 @ 05:00 AM 4,529 Australia's Electronic Health Record Program Already Showing BenefitsOracleVoice Simplify IT, Drive Innovation Linda Currey Post, Oracle In what may be the most comprehensive...Show More Summary
The frontlines of health care have been transformed over the last decade as electronic medical records have been rolled out across America. Unfortunately, information technology has yet to live up to its immense promise in health care — a topic that I frequently write about. As somebody who has worked with every single major EHR […]
Change Healthcare announced the acquisition of National Decision Support Company (NDSC), a cloud-based solutions that deliver medical guidelines to the point of care through leading electronic health record (EHR) systems. The addition...Show More Summary
Too much data, big and small. Every morning when I log onto our electronic health record, one group of messages are from patients with their self-recorded health information data that they’ve sent to me for review. Here’s my home blood pressure over the past 24 hours. Here are my fingerstick glucose readings over the past […]
Ophthalmologists' use of electronic health records (EHR) systems for storing and accessing patients' medical histories more than doubled between 2006 and 2016, while their perceptions of financial and clinical productivity followingShow More Summary
(University of California - Davis Health System) Ophthalmologists' use of electronic health records (EHR) systems for storing and accessing patients' medical histories more than doubled between 2006 and 2016, while their perceptions of financial and clinical productivity following EHR implementation declined, a study published today in JAMA Ophthalmology shows.
(JAMA Network) Most ophthalmologists in a survey reported using electronic health records (EHRs) but thought that EHR use decreased their productivity.
Researchers are warning of a 'significant peak' in the risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs over the Christmas period as households stock up on festive treats. In a new, researchers have used electronic health records from UK veterinary practices to analyze cases of chocolate ingestion in dogs.
I often say that electronic health records (EHRs) is like Skynet in the Terminator. I expect to turn around from my screen someday, and Arnold will lift me by my throat saying, “You haff not been doing yuh meaningful use.” We practice in a time when EHR confounds us by freezing, crashing and chaining us […]
You sign in, and there it is, your third request for your password just to open your electronic health record (EHR). “Again?” you think to yourself in frustration as your patient waits silently for you to log in and start the visit. It seems physicians are becoming increasingly frustrated with EHRs, and in most surveys, […]
Medical appointments are getting shorter by the year. Sometimes it feels like doctors have no time to spend with their patients. What’s to blame for these brief clinical interactions? It could be the electronic health record, or EHR. Because of changes in how insurance companies and the government pay for medical care, doctors increasingly need […]
Kira Radinsky describes a system that mines medical records and Wikipedia to reduce spurious correlations and provide guidance about drug repurposing. Continue reading Mining electronic health records and the web for drug repurposin...
OptimizeRx Corp., a provider of digital health messaging via electronic health record (EHR) systems, announces a new initiative with specialty-specific EHR provider Modernizing Medicine to help patients save money and be better educated about their prescriptions. Show More Summary
Here are the results of the poll.Would It Be Preferable If Patients Accessed Their Electronic Health Records From A Portal Provided By Their GP Rather Than Via The myHR?Yes 85% (104) No 5% (6) I Think Both Are Needed 2% (3) I Think Neither...Show More Summary