November 29, 2011 | Frank Irving | Electronic Health Records
A recent report published by The Commonwealth Fund finds that electronic consultation between primary care physicians and specialists could improve healthcare quality and reduce specialty care costs... More
November 10, 2011 | Frank Irving | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
On Nov. 8, the EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup, an organization of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing EHRs issued a set of technical specifications to standardize... More
September 16, 2011 | Frank Irving | Electronic Health Records
Anthelio, a healthcare IT services firm, announced on Sept. 14 the availability of IT-ology, a help desk designed to provide physicians with an on-demand peer resource to support the rollout and... More
July 20, 2011 | Frank Irving | Electronic Health Records
Amid the move by physicians and hospitals to adopt EHRs, patients remain concerned about the security of their personal health information. That’s the high-level finding of an online survey conducted... More
July 07, 2011 | Frank Irving | Electronic Health Records
While searching for information on recently certified EHRs, I landed on the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC)'s Certified Health IT Product List page. To my surprise, I found that the... More
June 27, 2011 | Frank Irving | Electronic Health Records
The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, which publishes a weekly e-newsletter devoted to health reform activity, issued a reminder that July 3, 2011, is the last day that eligible hospitals can... More