“£1.8 billion was shared between the Lottery Good Causes, of which the arts receive a 20% share – £359 million – alongside other areas such as sports, heritage, health and education. It represents a 2.6% increase on the previous year, which saw Lottery Good Causes benefit from £1.7 billion.”
While untold numbers of developers are making new programs for open health-record systems, investors are still learning to separate the wheat from the chaff. Psilos Managing Member Steve Krupa and PatientSafe Chief Executive Joe Condurso talked to Venture Capital Dispatch about what is next in the race to create health-record applications.
Healthcare is one of the slowest moving industries when it comes to technological innovation and modernization. Too many physician offices, hospitals and other healthcare organizations are using legacy electronic health record (EHR) systems that lack even the most basic modern functionality. Show More Summary
When it comes to Big Industry flexing its muscles to manipulate the masses, the tobacco industry has a particularly dark record. But a review published this month in the American Journal of Public Health shows Big Tobacco went even further...Show More Summary
The Washington Free Beacon has more on this: “The Clinton Foundation and its major health charity have raked in more than $7 million from the U.S. government in recent years, according to an analysis of public records conducted by the Washington Free Beacon.” “The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), chaired by Bill Clinton and run by the former […]
This appeared a little while ago:Ending EHR absurditiesPosted on Mar 02, 2015By Michelle Ronan Noteboom, Contributing writerFor all their promise, electronic health records sometimes suffer from design flaws that can lead to processes that are just plain nonsensical.I’m a self-proclaimed health IT enthusiast. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) announced a bipartisan, full committee working group to identify ways to improve electronic health records (EHRs). “After...Show More Summary
People love their vinyl flooring for its resilience and cost. In fact, Floor Weekly reported 2011 sales for vinyl sheet and tile flooring “hit a record high wholesale value of $2.11 billion” in the United States. However, that resiliency comes with a health price tag. Phthalates are added to vinyl flooring to reduce the rigidity [...]Show More Summary
On Monday March 30, 2015 our Greenway PrimeSuite electronic health record had a system-wide failure at the level of the Edgemed Computer service center in New York State. It meant that I was back to using pencil and paper to interview patients and record the answers and physical findings. Continue reading... Your patients are […]
The Miami Heat may have missed the playoffs this year, but they have a good chance to return there in 2015-16. Though Miami finished with just a 37-45 record, that's almost solely due to injuries. It's hard to imagine a fully healthy Heat squad not going at least.500. Show More Summary
Apple this week shared a recorded interview with model and activist Christy Turlington Burns, hosted by Apple Fitness and Health director Jay Blahnik at the Regent Street Apple Store in London.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has turned on access to HeathKit data for more than 80,000 patients, the largest integration yet for Apple’s move into the health industry, Bloomberg reports. Patients can now allow Cedars-Sinai’s My CS-Link...Show More Summary
Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center updated its electronic health records system over the weekend to support data from Apple's HealthKit platform, the hospital's chief information officer has revealed.
LA’s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is now integrating HealthKit data into patient records to provide doctors with a more comprehensive picture of the health of the patients they are treating, reports Bloomberg. The hospital updated its...Show More Summary
The digital transformation is underway, and, surprisingly, the healthcare industry is leading the charge. With recent government mandates and incentives in place that center on the digitization of health records, among other issues, healthcare is taking advantage of the digital … Continue reading ?
Minnesota's Heath Commissioner Dr. Edward Ehlinger penned a puff piece on EHRs entitled "Electronic health records advance quality care for all Minnesotans" (Minn Post, 4/23/15, http://www.minnpost.com/community-voices/2015/04/electronic-health-records-advance-quality-care-all-minnesotans).It...Show More Summary
After six years, one groundbreaking video game score, a few high-profile festival appearances and a major change in record labels, the L.A. experimental band Health finally has a new album ready. And it's already turning stomachs.
Tonight at the South Down hustings event organised by the Down Recorder, Health Minister Jim Wells made a claim that caused a significant reaction both in the room and online. An audience member asked the panel which was made up of Jim Wells (DUP), Martyn Todd (Alliance), Chris Hazzard (Sinn Fein), Margaret Ritchie (SDLP), Harold more...
A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. So far, 2015 has been a busy year for reflecting on the use of electronic health records (EHRs). CMS just released its proposed rules for meaningful use stage 3. One might say that “MU 3” supports the belief that the sequel is never as good […]
by Hans Johnson When the Ohio Department of Health released birth records between 1964 and 1996, one of those who took advantage was La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark of Youngstown. When she learned her biological mother was named Francine Simmons,...Show More Summary