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
Many healthcare providers have a jaundiced view of this vaunted technology.
Electronic health records and digital clerical work are strongly linked to burnout
The growth and evolution of the electronic environment in health care is taking a toll on U.S. physicians. That's according to a national study of physicians led by Mayo Clinic which shows the use of electronic health records and computerized physician order entry leads to lower physician satisfaction and higher rates of professional burnout. Show More Summary
The AMA came out a week or so ago regarding the My Health Record. Here is the introduction and conclusions (the rest is on their web site at the link below):Shared Electronic Medical Records - Revised 2016AMA Position Statement on Shared Electronic Medical Records - Revised 2006. Show More Summary
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are rapidly becoming an integral component of any efficient healthcare system. Professional doctors and hospitals are required to demonstrate the meaningful use of certified electronic medical records. Show More Summary
One of the topics’s that I’ve written most about, and also do a considerable amount of non-clinical consulting work on, is how we can improve health care information technology and electronic medical records. As they currently exist, there are unfortunately many drawbacks to health care IT systems, and they have as yet failed to fulfill their immense […]
Dr Terry Hannan spotted this amazing yarn.Nanaimo doctors say electronic health record system unsafe, should be shut downBy Cindy E. Harnett, Victoria Times Colonist May 27, 2016 Nine weeks after rolling out the paperless iHealth system,...Show More Summary
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS: A FLOP. “Dr. Peter Sutherland, a family physician in Tennessee, made the shift to computerized patient records from paper in the last few years. There are benefits to using electronic health records, Dr. Sutherland says, but grappling with the software and new reporting requirements has slowed him down. He sees fewer patients, […]
News this week included EHR use rates, mobile data traffic growth numbers, SCADA malware, SDN/NFV savings predictions and LTE testing plans.
Some candid honesty:To hell with doctors and nurses and their concerns about horrible health IT. That seems the international standard in 2016 regarding their concerns. There's just too much money to be made in this business to worry...Show More Summary
I spotted this page the other day from the Austin Hospital in Melbourne.My Health RecordAustin Health is participating in the My Health Record system, formerly known as the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).Austin...Show More Summary
What began a decade ago as a vision for a unified electronic patient record has propelled Mercy into a model of care driven by information. Today, Mercy’s physicians, care team and leaders have intelligence – not just data – at their fingertips boosting productivity and driving improvements that minimize unnecessary care and cost, and keep... Read More
The new system to transform military health records has an official name. Military Health System (MHS) officials say the new electronic health record (EHR) will be called MHS GENESIS and will launch at the end of calendar year 2016.Show More Summary
A team of physicians and computer scientists is using merged electronic health records to improve care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease, which affects some 26 million American adults.
A team of physicians from Christiana Care Health System and computer scientists from the University of Delaware is using merged electronic health records to improve care and clinical outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease, which affects some 26 million American adults.
This appeared last week:Australian health sector an easy target for cyber criminals, says IBMA push to encourage greater adoption of electronic health records has raised the spectre of online record theftBeverley Head 09 May 2016 16:30According...Show More Summary