January 21, 2011
Rural and Native Americans, ethnic minorities in poor, urban communities and Alaskan Natives often suffer negative health outcomes disproportionately due to a lack of access to various health IT tools, according to five research studies published in Perspectives in Health Information Management.
June 04, 2012
As more doctors and hospitals go digital with medical records, the size and frequency of data breaches are alarming privacy advocates and public health officials.
October 27, 2009
Hundreds of diabetic patients in the Washington, D.C. area have adopted an online personal health record to communicate with their doctors and manage their disease, according to Howard University Hospital.
October 28, 2009
There are many cases of meaningful use of electronic medical records (EMRs) in the field right now, and Howard University Hospital's Diabetes Treatment Center is a terrific example. The Center integrated its EMR with personal health records (PHRs), which are being used by hundreds of diabetic patients for the purpose of managing their treatment online.