Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Patty Enrado 10:06 am May 25, 2012
Integrated delivery networks (IDNs) are starting to recognize that their EMRs don't solve every problem, and today are adjusting their focus to address care coordination among separate networks.
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am May 24, 2012
For the first time ever, the United States Olympic Committee will use electronic medical records rather than paper charts to manage care for more that 700 athletes at the summer games.
By Erin McCann 10:41 am May 24, 2012
A new website, which clarifies federal and state laws pertaining to health information, developed by researchers at The George Washington University's Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program, launched Wednesday.
By Bernie Monegain 10:13 am May 23, 2012
Silver Cross Hospital's recently opened data center puts it at the forefront of an emerging healthcare trend, according to Mortensen Construction, a company with hospital projects across the country. Combining construction of new hospitals with new data centers is becoming more common, according to company executives.
By Jamie Thompson 01:00 pm May 22, 2012
AxSys Technology has unveiled its enhanced Excelicare clinical IT platform to provide NHS Trusts and primary care providers with a cost-effective way to build patient records electronically.
By Mike Miliard 11:23 am May 22, 2012
Looking to remedy organizational problems that hamper health information exchange, AlliedHIE and Nashville, Tenn.-based ICA have partnered to launch an HIE that officials say will target healthcare organizations' infrastructure and communications issues.
By Bernie Monegain 11:05 am May 22, 2012
Healthcor Manangement, LP, one of the largest shareholders of health IT company Allscripts, has filed a lawsuit against the company in an effort to remove CEO Glen Tullman, according to a Reuters report.
By Erin McCann 10:17 am May 21, 2012
The state of Oregon is joining the burgeoning number of health information exchanges across the country, with the implementation of CareAccord, a statewide HIE officials say will promote improved communication between care providers, reduce duplicate orders and facilitate implementation of meaningful use requirements.
By Mary Mosquera 09:48 am May 21, 2012
Like soldiers inserted into the battle front, an IT-supported pilot program in New York's Hudson Valley has embedded in primary practices a network of nurse care managers, who catch patients who fall off physicians' radar to turn around their health status.
By Erin McCann 09:49 am May 17, 2012
Health Level Seven International (HL7) announced the inception of its pilot membership program and launched a website aimed at increasing caregivers' participation in the development of electronic health record (EHR) standards.

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