Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Healthcare IT News 08:49 am June 02, 2010
Kevin Hutchinson serves on the federal Health Information Technology Standards Panel, advising President Barack Obama's national coordinator for health IT, Dr. David Blumenthal, on the development and use of health information interoperability standards.
By Bernie Monegain 08:47 am June 02, 2010
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards group, is recommending changes in the government's draft rules on health IT certification that EHNAC officials say would make the rules stronger.
By James K. Lassetter 08:39 am June 02, 2010
Health Affairs recently published a study showing that the Veterans Administration’s (VA’s) investment in electronic health records and other health information technology yielded a whopping $3.09 billion in cumulative benefits and improved preventive care.
By Bernie Monegain 10:50 am June 01, 2010
The Missouri Health Information Technology Assistance Center, one of the 60 health IT Regional Extension Centers across the country created with federal stimulus funding, has begun its work aimed at helping thousands of primary care providers throughout Missouri select electronic health records best suited to their practices.
By Molly Merrill 09:32 am May 28, 2010
Twenty-six health IT ideas, out of the 6,500 entered in the Veterans Health Administration/Office of Information and Technology (VHA/OIT) Innovation Competition, will be used by the VA to improve care for Veterans.
By Molly Merrill 04:17 pm May 26, 2010
The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced a new round of two additional Beacon awards totaling $30.3 million on Wednesday.
By Molly Merrill 10:47 am May 26, 2010
Medical transcription technology is to blame for the loss of 30 jobs at the largest hospital in Vermont. Officials at Fletcher Allen Health Care, a non-profit, academic medical center in Burlington, Vt., made the announcement on Tuesday.
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am May 25, 2010
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a nonprofit standards group, is recommending changes in the government's draft rules on health IT certification that EHNAC officials say would make the rules stronger.
By Eric Wicklund 09:59 am May 21, 2010
Nine healthcare IT companies from New Zealand are taking a tour of the United States, in hopes of finding new markets for their products and getting a piece of the American healthcare reform pie.
By Mary Mosquera 09:43 am May 20, 2010
The Department of Veterans Affairs will step up enforcement of its contractors to ensure they meet information security requirements for protecting veterans' personal health data.