Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)
There's an art to balancing new innovation while maintaining a high level of existing service. It requires a solid foundation of core systems, adherence to quality controls and an excellent service support model.
The clinical manifestations of COVID-19 are varied, and patients are known to have rapidly changing signs and symptoms that must be tracked with laboratory testing.
COVID-19 has revealed a lot about the world we live in. It has reinforced the possibilities that open up when we collaborate and come together, united towards a common cause; in this case, of defeating the spread of SARS-CoV-2 says Atif Al Braiki, CEO, Abu Dhabi Health Data Services LLC (Malaffi).
How healthcare providers can leverage interoperability across the care continuum for improved care coordination and patient empowerment.
When working with big data, small inconsistencies in data entry matter. Leaving the task of cleaning up registration or demographic data to data scientists or IT staff will be expensive.
Let’s invest in an interoperable health data system that connects all providers, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, state and local governments, public health and patients who need access to medical records.
As the COVID-19 crisis forces hospitals to get creative, a retired Air Force Colonel offers some perspective on IT preparedness gained from previous emergency medical deployments.
With its three-pillar approach to modernization, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is transforming its technology systems to create foundational change, says its chief modernization officer.
On the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, UW has ramped up telemedicine capabilities and made immediate changes to its EHR to support COVID-19 care.
In a region of 10 million residents, the nonprofit Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services is helping achieve care coordination, closing care gaps when providers are able to access data at the point of care, using a central interoperable platform.