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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

A Conversation Article Raises The Interesting Issue Of The Fate Of Your Health Information When You Move On.

This appeared last week:Our healthcare records outlive us. It’s time to decide what happens to the data once we’re gone. August 7, 2017 6.12am AEST Author: Jon Cornwall Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Victoria University of Wellington Death is inevitable. Show More Summary

Yemen records 500,000 cholera cases, nearly 2,000 deaths: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

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 […]

Sports Illustrated ranks MLB stadiums on food safety dangers

Sports Illustrated is out with its 2017 MLB Ballpark Food Safety Rankings, showing where the playoffs could be most dangerous for fans. SI collected public records data from 28 local health departments to compile the rankings. However,...Show More Summary

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 01 August 2017, 1:40PM The electronic shared health records system HealthOne is operating throughout the South Island as ofShow More Summary

4 Ways Going to the Doctor Is Radically Changing

The future of health care in the U.S. is far from settled, but how people receive it now is also undergoing a revolution. Health records are antiquated, there’s a shortage of primary care physicians and access to birth control and emergency contraception is limited in some places. Health and technology companies operating largely outside of…

Regenstrief developing and testing novel, real-world automated patient identification

(Indiana University) Matching patients to their medical records from multiple health care providers is critical to medical care, but can be challenging to accomplish because their records can be incomplete or inaccurate, and patients often share similar names. Show 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.

Mike's Blog Round Up

Towleroad: Are you keeping a record of jaw-dropping behavior by health insurance companies? Then add this one to the list. Eclectablog: Will would-be Michigan Senator Kid Rock answer these 20 constituent questions? Blue Oregon: DoesShow More Summary

A Record-breaking 21,300 Attendees Came to the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting for Its Pioneering Research on CRISPR, Mobile Diagnostics, and Public Health Issues

Attendance at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo reached a record high at this year's conference in San Diego. Held from July 30-August 3, the meeting featured groundbreaking advances in diagnostic research and technology that will solve a broad range of challenging patient health problems.

For the Record

Covered California: In the Aug. 2 Business section, an article about a rate increase for California’s Affordable Care Act health plans said that if federal payments to health insurance companies are stopped, people who buy silver-tier plans would have to pay an extra surcharge of 12.4%. If those...

I Have To Say It Is Hard Not To Wonder Just Where This Is Heading!

This appeared last week:Amazon has a secret health tech team called 1492 working on medical records, virtual doc visitsAmazon has a secret skunkworks lab called 1492, dedicated to health care tech.Areas of exploration include a platform...Show More Summary

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

Set the health care record straight: Republicans helped craft Obamacare

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

A final vote isn't the whole story. It's like researching your ancestry and going no further back than your mother and father.        

Fact check: Trump’s bold claims of reforming VA health system don’t hold up

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

WASHINGTON – President Trump paints a rosy picture of an improved Department of Veterans Affairs under his watch, where accessing electronic medical records is “so easy and so good” and health care is freely available without any delays. The problem: It’s not true. At a...

Doctors frustrated that electronic records steal time from patients

2 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - Dr. Rebekah Gardner has to make a choice each time she sees a patient in her Rhode Island office: she can scroll computer screens and click boxes, or she can focus on the patient and take home the computer work.

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