Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Interoperability: Health data-sharing is lacking inside and outside of hospitals, survey says
By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am August 19, 2019
A new Center for Connected Medicine/HIMSS Media survey of healthcare tech leaders shows that most hospitals and health systems are depending on a single, integrated EHR to solve their interoperability woes.

The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability in London

By Tammy Lovell 05:00 am August 16, 2019
The independent medical charity in London says the system has reduced incidents of prescription error since it was introduced in April.

Photo credit: ADHA's official Twitter page.

By Dean Koh 08:27 pm August 15, 2019
With more than a decade of experience as a registered nurse, Angela Ryan combines her clinical experience with her knowledge in health informatics toward the practical, meaningful and integrated use of digital health tools in Australia.
FDA partners with Syapse to study regulatory use of real-world evidence
By Mike Miliard 11:57 am August 15, 2019
The precision medicine company will work with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to see how secure patient data can be better put to work in the development of oncology treatments.

Above photo: John Daniels, Global Vice President, HIMSS Analytics. 

By Rebecca McBeth 05:16 am August 13, 2019
Eight more district health boards (DHBs) in New Zealand will be assessed on their digital maturity using HIMSS Analytics maturity assessments over the next 12 months.
Field hospital of the future is self-powered, deployable by C-130 aircraft

(Photo: World Housing Solution demo video)

By Nathan Eddy 11:31 am August 12, 2019
Developed to be of use to troops at forward operating bases and other remote areas across the globe, the portable hospital can be run off solar panels and provides a sterile environment for treating the wounded.
By Laura Lovett 07:07 am August 12, 2019
Dr. Yaa Kumah, assistant professor of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discussed the opportunities and hurdles for voice technology in provider organizations last week at Harvard Medical School.
An in-depth look at how one health system customized its Epic EHR to fight the opioid crisis

Overlake Hospital Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am August 09, 2019
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics has, among other things, embedded Washington State prescription monitoring program database access into the EHR, changed the Epic nursing workflow sheet for pain management, and revised the text in the after-visit summary regarding opioid medication.
By Mike Miliard 04:25 pm August 08, 2019
The voice-activated technology enables patients to interact with the health system through their smart speakers, allowing them to ask for wellness information, seek referrals or look for urgent care.
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