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
To date, the spread of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has sickened more than 21,000 people and claimed over 8,600 lives. According to the World Health Organization, it is the largest such epidemic ever recorded. But recently, a ray of hope emerged. Show More Summary
It's been a very, very tall year. In fact, 2014 actually broke the existing record for the number of skyscrapers completed over a year, with 97 new buildings over 656 feet tall. But is that necessarily a sign of health for our economy? Some economists suggest the opposite. Read more...
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.
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 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.
2014 was the hottest year on record. Air pollution in Beijing is higher than any health chart calculates. The Earth is experiencing a mass extinction of species. These changes threaten our survival as a species, and - irrationally - we are the cause. Why? Because our subconscious instincts for survival are more powerful than intelligent conscious decision making. read more
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 […]
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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.
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, 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, 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
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
The heated national debate on complex issues related to costs of health care was ignited by the implementation the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) in January 2014. There is no national system that adequately records and quantifies the wide range of issues related to health care costs, so the arguments have been based primarily on undocumented opinion. read more
Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit with the Ohio Supreme Court to force disclosure of records of communications between state health officials and members of Ohio Right to Life under the states public records law. Image: Shutterstock The post Lawsuit Questions Communication Between Ohio Anti-Choice Group and State Health Agency appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Under Armour has a new health and fitness app and wants developers’ help in making it succeed. The company released a new service for Android and iOS devices today called UA Record, which Under Armour pitches as a tool to simplify the...Show More Summary
Post by Maressa Brown. With gadgets like FitBit and programs like the iPhone's Health app becoming more and more prevalent, we'll all soon have instant access to our personal health record. But plenty of us are still in the dark when it comes to certain details. Show More Summary
Sports clothing and accessory manufacturer Under Armour today launched its own health and fitness network, which the company says is aimed at getting you – and your friends – fitter. Company CEO Kevin Plank said Under Armour Record (UA...Show More Summary
Under Armour today announced UA Record, a health and fitness app for Android and iOS devices that allows users to monitor and share their fitness data and goals. Smartphone owners can track motion and GPS activity, view analysis from individual workouts (steps, sleep, weight), as well as see a snapshot of overall progress towards specific goals. Show More Summary