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
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
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.
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 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 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
This appeared last week:HealthOne an e-health record for all?Liane Topham-Kindleyliane@nzdoctor.co.nzTuesday 01 August 2017, 1:40PM The electronic shared health records system HealthOne is operating throughout the South Island as ofShow More Summary
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…
(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
(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
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.
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.
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
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.
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...
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
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
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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...
(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.