Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Jason Hall, Col, USAF (Ret) 04:25 pm March 26, 2020
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.
By Surafeal Asgedom 03:27 pm March 23, 2020
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.
By Eric J. Neil 03:47 pm March 12, 2020
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.
By Ali Modaressi 09:12 am February 06, 2020
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.
By Paddy Padmanabhan 01:13 pm February 03, 2020
The ability to gain access to the data through reusable APIs significantly improves developer productivity, enabling CIOs to achieve more with the same resources.

Credit: Cambridge University Hospitals

By Afzal Chaudhry 07:58 am January 21, 2020
Dr Afzal Chaudhry, director of digital and CCIO at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, writes about the organisation's eHospital programme.
EMRs medical errors
By Mike Restuccia 08:39 am November 20, 2018
In the decade-and-a-half since the startling “To Err is Human” report, it’s still hard to discern whether billions invested in electronic medical records are improving patient safety.
screen snap of Modul app
By Corey Shank 08:00 am September 18, 2018
When its EHR vendor wasn’t going to be ready until 2020, the IT team took matters into its own hands in a low-budget open source project that is already paying off.
doctor and nurse discuss EHR issues in clinical setting
By Mike Restuccia 10:02 am July 25, 2018
Penn Medicine’s Mike Restuccia explains why instituting an end user survey is such an important, and eye-opening, step to take.
EHR on tablet with doctor scrolling
By Michael Sperling 09:11 am May 07, 2018
Voice recognition and natural language processing will enable doctors and nurses to interact with electronic health record platforms in more comfortable ways.

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