September 11, 2013
UnitedHealth Group has voluntarily recalled its OptumInsight emergency department electronic health record software after a glitch resulted in physician notes failing to appear in the records.
January 01, 2013
Hospitals can have hundreds of IT systems. Vendors have built proprietary databases. Not everyone follows the same standards. Health systems fear sharing data with competitors. Policymakers have not focused on health information exchange or EHR usability.
November 08, 2012
An expert panel at the just-concluded American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium in Chicago discusses why interoperability in healthcare remains elusive.
March 09, 2005
Computerized physician order entry systems can increase the risk of medication errors, a study in the current issue of JAMA found. Researchers found that the CPOE system they studied created the poten...