Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Kyle Hardy 03:30 pm May 19, 2010
With the introduction of electronic health records, health data storage is expected to be high on providers' to-do lists. However, storing this data will be challenging, said Bill Burns, senior director for Hitachi Data Systems.
By Mike Miliard 02:27 pm May 19, 2010
Organ and tissue transplant is a medical marvel. But it's also something of a logistical miracle.

By Molly Merrill 10:49 am May 19, 2010
Healthcare information technology is the hottest career option for college graduates, according to a new trend study from the University of California San Diego Extension.
By Mary Mosquera 10:04 am May 19, 2010
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to develop a kiosk-based system for its mental health clinics that would allow patients who have limited computer literacy or cognitive disabilities to conduct self-assessments of their conditions.
By Bernie Monegain 07:06 am May 18, 2010
As healthcare organizations work to achieve meaningful use, demand for skilled consultants is high, but the jobs are more targeted and with smaller budgets than in the past, according to a new report from research firm KLAS.
By Molly Merrill 03:55 pm May 17, 2010
"ePediatrics" could become more common, as parents are requesting more electronic communication with their children's doctor, according to a new poll.
By Mary Mosquera 09:07 am May 17, 2010
The Department of Health and Human Services will conduct two surveys to find out more about patient perceptions and preferences for the use of healthcare information technology.
By Bernie Monegain 09:57 am May 14, 2010
New York State's two federally designated healthcare IT regional extension centers (RECs) kicked off their work in the Big Apple Thursday amid a little hoopla and some serious talk about electronic medical records, education sessions and vendor demonstrations of how the technology works.
By Molly Merrill 09:28 am May 14, 2010
Kaiser Permanente is crediting healthcare information technology and care coordination as helping more than 40 percent of very high-risk patients reach national cholesterol guidelines - a feat that past studies indicate is difficult to achieve.
By Eric Wicklund 07:30 am May 14, 2010
Two days of discussion about the influence of technology on healthcare have produced at least one hard truth: Having the latest and best toys doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to be successful.