An audit by the city comptroller's office found that Department of Mental Health and Hygeine falsified records to show that lead tests were completed at some daycare centers in the city, even though they hadn't. [ more › ]
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
The city comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, said Friday that the health department falsified records to indicate that water tests were completed.
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 […]
Hipra has introduced their ‘one step forward’ in pig health by launching the Smart Vaccination Concept, that implies a full connection and record of all data around the vaccination process.
New System Can Quickly Scan Large Volumes of Patient Records to Identify Promising Candidates for Trials
The Senate today failed to pass amendments to appropriation bills funding background checks on guns and sharing state mental health records with the feds. Senators voted 53-47 on a proposal from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) that would reauthorize... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hundreds of people have evacuated to escape a wildfire in coastal Southern California and a larger blaze in rural New Mexico as hot weather feeds the flames, raising health concerns in other...Show More Summary
Each since it was released, Apple has made noticeable strides to improve the built-in Health app. It launched on iOS 8 where we saw Apple promote HealthKit enabled apps, then with iOS 9 we saw the expansion to new health data points....Show More Summary
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
The University of Texas System is launching a Clinical Data Network to leverage its size and expertise to drive more efficient and improved health care delivery.
This appeared last week:PHRs struggling to gain traction and show benefits - reviewBen Heather2 June 2016Attempts to create a personal health records suffer from a “lack of quantifiable benefits” and some schemes face an uncertain future...Show More Summary
The Withings Body Cardio Scale records your weight and lets you know if your arteries are healthy, but this is no substitute for your annual checkup.
A record of your progress is a fantastic motivator when you’re trying to lose weight, which is probably why Withings’ connected scale has been popular enough to warrant a fourth iteration already. But the latest version, now called the Body Cardio, adds an additional metric for measuring the health of your heart as well. Read more...
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, […]
People with serious mental illnesses who use guns to commit suicide are often legally eligible to purchase guns, despite having a past record of an involuntary mental health examination and brief hospitalization, according to a new Duke Health analysis.
News this week included EHR use rates, mobile data traffic growth numbers, SCADA malware, SDN/NFV savings predictions and LTE testing plans.
I want an EMR app. I want it badly. I want it now. It shouldn't be that big a deal. Where are all my choices? What's wrong? My EMR Who cares more about my health than I do? Who has more right to hold my medical records than I do? I should...Show More Summary
The WHO does not have a good track record.
This article was originally published in AskMen UK. We live in a strange world of cult-like gym obsession and wellness apps on the one hand, and record levels of obesity and abundant processed food on the other. But fitness junkies and...Show More Summary