Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By William Spooner and Keith Figlioli 09:35 am May 13, 2010
Recently, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology issued its interim final rule for meaningful use, health information technology standards, and certification criteria and implementation specifications for electronic health record incentive payments.
By Bernie Monegain 09:30 am May 13, 2010
It was a stroke of genius and practicality at once that created the health information technology extension program.
By Eric Wicklund 06:55 am May 13, 2010
The key to healthcare reform, say some experts, lies in collaboration. But how does one get hospitals and physicians to work with each other? Some physicians at the Health Technology Transformation Spring Summit say hospitals "don't want to play."
By Kyle Hardy 10:17 am May 11, 2010
When it comes to technology in healthcare you can't say, "Do as I say, not as I do." Those are the words of Renee McLeod, pediatric nurse practitioner, founder and dean of the Brandman University School of Nursing and Health Professionals.
By Molly Merrill 04:05 pm May 10, 2010
Forty-seven percent of IT security professionals believe their personal healthcare information is less secure than it was a year ago, according to a recent survey.
By Molly Merrill 10:30 am May 07, 2010
Students participating in the University of California San Diego Extension Health Information Technology Program are sharing the results of their capstone project – developing a plan to install an electronic health record that demonstrates meaningful use at a community clinic.
By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am May 07, 2010
Two health IT extension centers in New York state have begun work helping primary care physicians convert from paper to digital records.
By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm February 10, 2010
Stressing the benefits of early action - and illustrating just how much farther ahead in adoption Massachusetts is than many other parts of the country - two significant local users of healthcare IT offered insights from their experiences in Boston on Tuesday.
By Molly Merrill 11:55 am February 10, 2010
About 48 percent of patients in a recent survey said their doctor was using an electronic health record during their most recent visit to their physician.
By Jamie Thompson 08:59 am February 10, 2010
GE Healthcare recently launched a new global business unit that provides eHealth solutions and services to healthcare providers, health insurances and governmental agencies.