Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Philips, Accenture boost Google Glass
By Diana Manos 10:17 am October 03, 2013
Royal Philips and Accenture announced Thursday they would partner to study the creation of a proof-of-concept demonstration that uses a Google Glass head-mounted display for researching ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of performing surgical procedures.
EHR usability
By Tom Sullivan 09:52 am October 03, 2013
EHR usability is among the greatest barriers to digitizing America's healthcare system. EHRs present a push toward modernization, but to fulfill the promise, industry insiders say, the clunky technology has to be made easier for doctors to use.
Robert Tennant, senior policy advisor, MGMA
By Erin McCann 02:06 pm October 02, 2013
This year's Medical Group Management Association annual conference is all about getting down to the nitty-gritty, said Robert Tennant, MGMA's senior policy advisor.
Derek Kosiorek
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 pm October 02, 2013
As medical practice administrators and physicians head to San Diego for the Medical Group Management Association's 2013 annual conference, they're likely to have money on their minds. Keeping a medical practice going has become a complex, pricey endeavor. At the top of the list of increasing costs: IT.
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am October 01, 2013
The market for software-as-a-service and infrastructure-as-a-service technologies is set to explode in Asia in the next half-decade, growing at a compound annual rate of 22.3 percent between now and 2018.
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 10:04 am October 01, 2013
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems nationwide.
By Jeff Rowe 09:51 am October 01, 2013
Some healthcare IT initiatives are easier to explain in succinct terms than others. ICD-10 and meaningful use are relatively simple to define, for instance. But patient engagement is a term that means different things to different organizations.
By Diana Manos 11:00 am September 30, 2013
The Patient Advocate Foundation and National Patient Advocate Foundation have announced the newest resource added to their suite of patient materials geared to help cancer patients as they interact with the new Health Insurance Marketplaces launching Oct. 1.
Hurricane Katrina
By John Andrews 10:55 am September 30, 2013
On any given day, a disaster occurring somewhere in the country is making news. And while the focus is (rightly) on the human toll and physical destruction these events cause, little attention is paid to how important data and IT infrastructure is lost to provider organizations in the danger zones.
Patients still ill-informed about EHRs
By Mike Miliard 10:55 am September 30, 2013
Large majorities of Americans have concerns about the security of their electronic health records, and more than two-thirds of patients say their physicians have not adequately explained the switch to digital records, a new poll shows.

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