Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm June 25, 2019
The HIMSS EHR Association tells the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that the Promoting Interoperability Program needs consistency and specificity in its clinical requirements.

Above photo: Prof Dr. Tuong, General Director of Electronic Health Administration (EHA) speaking at the June 13-14 workshop, in which the 6 piloting EHR provinces shared their learning experiences. Credit: Donna Medeiros, Senior Digital Advisor and Consultant, ADB. 

By Dean Koh 03:06 am June 24, 2019
During the ‘Promoting the implementation of electronic health records’ Seminar that took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last week, the Ministry of Health announced that Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will be deployed nationwide from July this year.

Credit: Severance Hospital/MediBloc

By Dean Koh 02:02 am June 24, 2019
Severance Hospital, one of the oldest and biggest university hospitals in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean startup MediBloc to build a blockchain-based medical information platform. 
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm June 21, 2019
Established firms have good track records, but there are high-performing developing companies, too; as providers tackled bigger strategic initiatives beyond mere EHR rollouts, they need to weigh how much they value experience and performance, a new report shows.
Appointment scheduling system saves Oklahoma Heart $980,000 annually
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am June 21, 2019
And benefits extend into areas it has not yet been able to quantify. For instance, the physicians group anticipates increased savings created by the filling of appointment slots that more quickly opened due to the technology.
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm June 17, 2019
A natural language processing algorithm has been helping the New York health system gain new insights from its unstructured notes, boosting its value-based care and pop health efforts.
By Nathan Eddy 11:10 am June 17, 2019
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are developing an analytics platform to help determine the medical necessity of using helicopters for emergency transport.

Screengrab of the SA Pathology's website.

By Dean Koh 03:38 am June 17, 2019
Following Northern Territory Department of Health’s announcement that it will soon become the first pathology provider to link the online test results
AI-powered clinical documentation boosts patient satisfaction and physician well-being
By Bill Siwicki 05:30 am June 14, 2019
With the new tech, Indiana group practice Community Health Network is aiming for more ambient physician experiences that leverage smarter, artificial intelligence-driven workflows.
DoD, VA establish office to improve EHR coordination
By Nathan Eddy 11:50 am June 13, 2019
The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization office will replace the current Interagency Program Office.

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