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Article Draft : Government And The Bureaucracy Are Making Progress In E-Health Harder Than It Should Be. The Need To Simply Get Out Of The Way!

Looking back at 2014 it seems to be clear that as far as e-Health is concerned it has been largely a wasted year as far as the national initiatives - such as the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) - have been concerned. Show More Summary

$7 Million Grant Helping Improve Access to Specialty Care Through Technology

The University of Virginia Health System is piloting a new program that uses its EpicCare electronic medical record to speed patients' access to specialists. UVA is one of five academic medical centers in the U.S. testing the eConsults/eReferrals model; the five centers are supported by a $7 million grant from the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

Preserving Confidentiality For Adolescents Can Be Very Tricky Using EHRs.

This appeared a little while agoEHRs Threaten Confidentiality of Adolescent HealthcareGreg Slabodkin JAN 7, 2015 7:27am ETAlthough much attention has been given to the benefits of electronic health records, EHRs pose serious challenges...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Selects Epic as Strategic Partner for Electronic Health Record and Revenue Cycle Management System

Mayo Clinic announced today that Epic has been selected as its strategic partner for a single, integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle management (RCM) system. The new system will replace Mayo's three EHRs in use today and will be a foundation for Mayo Clinic operations over the next several decades.

Hospital replaces EHR with new, efficient “paper chart” system

Citing slow load times, confusing menu structure, and overall frustration with the user interface, St. Barnaby’s Hospital has announced that the old electronic health record (EHR) will be replaced with a new state of the art binder-based system, in which a so-called “paper chart” is kept for each patient. The new system, brainchild of prominent New […]

Electronic health records provider Athenahealth extends to hospitals with RazorInsights acquisition

EHR provider Athenahealth announced today at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference that it has agreed to buy RazorInsights, an electronic health record and financial platform for rural, critical access, and community hospitals.

Here Is Another One That Seems To Have Slipped Out When No One Was Watching!

This appeared late last week.Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) January 2015 Release 5 available for download Created on Friday, 09 January 2015NEHTA has released new specification sets and conformance requirements...Show More Summary

Practice Fusion and OptimizeRx Partner to Help Providers Improve Patients’ Access and Adherence to Medication

Practice Fusion, the #1 cloud-based electronic health record for doctors and patients, announced an agreement with OPTIMIZERx Corporation to integrate its patient savings and support system into the Practice Fusion EHR. This integration...Show More Summary

Amazing Charts Releases 2015 Predictions for Medicine and Technology

Amazing Charts, a leading developer of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems for physician practices, today issued its healthcare predictions for 2015. 1.      Membership Medicine Comes on Strong: The patient membership approach toShow More Summary

Patient portals and EMRs: Each requires a different skillset

Most readers know that an EMR (electronic medical record) is the back-end software that runs a health care organization. EMRs have been around for a while. Recently most large hospitals and health systems have begun building out theShow More Summary

EHRs: It’s time to start from scratch

A lot has been written about how awful electronic health record (EHR) systems are. They are overwrought, overengineered, dreadfully dull baroque systems with awkward user interfaces that look like they were designed in the early 1990s. They make it too easy to cut and paste data to meet billing level requirements, documenting patient care that […]

Techmanity in 2015

Mike Magee Massachusetts has just announced that its physicians will now be required to demonstrate competency in Electronic Health Records. But the potential for good in a marriage of Medicine and Technology goes far beyond individual acceptance and competency. Show More Summary

HIMSS Analytics Honors Rockford Health System With Stage 7 Ambulatory Award

HIMSS Analytics recognized 11 of  Rockford Health System sites with its Stage 7 Ambulatory Award. The award represents Rockford Health’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model™ (EMRAM), which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems. Developed in 2011, the EMR Ambulatory Adoption Model provides a […]

e-MDs is First EHR to Connect to Kansas Infectious Disease Registry

e-MDs  and Kansas Health Information Network Inc. (KHIN), a health information exchange organization (HIO), today announced that e-MDs’ electronic health records technology is the first to exchange provider data directly with  the newly-created Kansas infectious disease registry. Show More Summary

This Seems To Be Pretty Good News For Those Ramping Up Hospital Automation. Some Actual Evidence EHRs Save Lives.

This appeared a little while ago.Are EHRs Life Savers? Maybe So, According to Preliminary ResearchAugust 25, 2014 by Rajiv Leventhal Can the adoption and implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) be tied to hospital performance...Show More Summary

How Open APIs Can Move Healthcare IT Toward Interoperability

Discussion in the healthcare IT world is currently focused on interoperability. The hope is to standardize the exchange of Electronic Health Record (EHR) across systems to enable the instant availability of pertinent health informat...

Outreach program gets cessation help to smokers of low socioeconomic status

A strategy that relied on electronic health records (EHRs) to identify smokers and interactive voice-response telephone calls to reach them may help promote tobacco cessation efforts among smokers of low-socioeconomic status (SES), according to a report published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. read more

Downloading Data Through The Display

HIPAA – the US standard for electronic health care documentation – spends a lot of verbiage and bureaucratese on the security of electronic records, making a clear distinction between the use of records by health care worker and the disclosure of records by health care workers. Show More Summary

The federal government is trying to clean up its messy health-records databases

The Department of Health and Human Services has laid out its plan for electronic health records and is asking for public comment

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