Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By John W. Loonsk, MD 08:15 am April 03, 2012
As associations, advocacy groups and other interested parties gear up to submit comments on meaningful use Stage 2, John Loonsk, MD, explains how health IT professionals can offer opinions on the proposed rules, making substantive suggestions without actually weakening the regulation.
By Bernie Monegain 07:47 am April 03, 2012
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University's medical school, has established the Center for Healthcare Informatics and Policy to improve health and healthcare through informatics and technology.
By Bernie Monegain 04:34 pm April 02, 2012
The National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) today released a "roadmap" for establishing and operating successful health information exchanges. The guidance addresses building, operating and sustaining HIEs.
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am March 30, 2012
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), in partnership with the New York State Department of Health, has established the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHINY-NY) Policy Committee, tasked with protecting personal health information.
By Diana Manos 10:33 am March 30, 2012
Officials of CalOptima Regional Extension Center (COREC) announced they have enrolled 1,000 primary care providers to access services provided by COREC that will help them transition from paper to electronic medical records (EHRs).
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am March 30, 2012
The American Medical Association (AMA) and state and national medical specialty societies are pleading with the government for relief from regulation and impending penalties.
By Mike Miliard 08:23 am March 30, 2012
NextGen Healthcare announced a reseller agreement with Nuance Communications, under which NextGen will resell Nuance's Dragon Medical speech recognition software to its NextGen Ambulatory EHR clients, enabling physicians and administrators to navigate, dictate and correct medical documents by voice, directly within the EHR.
By Jamie Thompson 03:25 pm March 29, 2012
IBM announced that the Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital will use the company's hardware and software solution to build South Korea's first integrated hospital infrastructure.
By Mike Miliard 10:27 am March 29, 2012
Duke University Health System will implement cloud-based speech recognition technology from Franklin, Tenn.-based M*Modal, in support of its Epic EHR rollout. The tools will be made available to more than 1,000 inpatient and ambulatory care physicians upon the EHR's implementation.
By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am March 28, 2012
The U.S. patient monitoring market, valued at more than $3.1 billion in 2011 is expected to grow to nearly $4.2 billion by 2018, according to to a new report by iData Research.

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