Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Memorial Hermann Houston Texas

Memorial Hermann, Houston, Texas

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am February 23, 2021
The natural language processing engine has helped boost the ratio of acceptance to rejection for chart-assisted recommendations to 6:1 for six diagnoses included in a recent pilot.
Photo of Hank Capps
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am February 22, 2021
Capps, a physician who comes to the Georgia health system after nearly two decades at North Carolina's Novant Health, will also serve as chief digital officer.
Person in white jacket operates keyboard and mouse
By Kat Jercich 02:41 pm February 19, 2021
With the benefit of hindsight, policy experts say the magnitude of the current burnout crisis was largely unforeseen when the law enabling the meaningful use program was passed in 2009.

Physician doing dictation

By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm February 19, 2021
Social determinants of health can make a big difference in health outcomes. A physician expert in NLP highlights how the AI technology can unearth gold in EHRs.
NHS app
By Sara Mageit 05:34 am February 19, 2021
Also, Doctorlink comments on recent ORCHA report which reveals healthcare apps are not up to NHS standards. 
A sign in a corridor saying: Welcome. Fenway Park vaccination site

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By Kat Jercich 04:18 pm February 17, 2021
In response to a complex and patchwork system, Olivia Adams built macovidvaccines.com to offer a more streamlined experience for Massachusetts residents seeking appointments.
The Cerner and Epic logos
By Kat Jercich 02:44 pm February 15, 2021
The electronic health record giants began preparing their systems to assist with COVID-19 vaccination efforts this past year.
An NYU Langone Health orthopedic surgeon conducts a video visit.

An NYU Langone Health orthopedic surgeon conducts a video visit.

By Bill Siwicki 11:57 am February 15, 2021
The health system was conducting around 25 to 50 virtual visits a day; at the height of the pandemic, that rose to nearly 8,000. It worked with Cisco, Apple and others for clinician-to-clinician video.
By Mike Miliard 11:25 am February 15, 2021
Their five recommendations and strategies for integration with primary care focus on new approaches to patient screening, clinical documentation and data sharing.
By Kat Jercich 01:37 pm February 12, 2021
A new study found that portal users had higher knowledge about their disease, higher ratings of current health, and lower disease-related stress.