Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Patty Enrado 10:27 am November 01, 2012
Rochester RHIO, one of whose mandates is to enable diagnostic image sharing, has been offering the service since 2009. In the coming year, the HIE expects to complete studies it has been conducting on the ways access to images affects clinical care.
By Eric Wicklund 10:11 am November 01, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to double the reach of its telehealth program in the coming year, aiming to reach twice as many veterans nationwide and offering new and expanded services.
By Erin McCann 09:32 am November 01, 2012
In the crippling aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) has activated a 24/7 emergency response system to support healthcare-critical infrastructure protection, mitigation and recovery.
By Mike Miliard 11:23 am October 31, 2012
The Statewide Health Information Network of New York sees itself as a "public utility" as much as an HIE. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, as patients bounce between hospitals (and as other public utilities, such as electricity and transportation, are compromised), it has enabled critical continuity of care.
By Erin McCann 10:40 am October 31, 2012
A new project by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) aims to examine the relationship between health information technology and ambulatory workflows, according to the agency's Oct. 31 Federal Register notice.
By Mary Mosquera 09:39 am October 31, 2012
The Indian Health Service is offering Web access for patients to a portion of the medical and administrative information it holds in the IHIS Medical, Health and Billing Records system as part of a personal health records (PHR) system it is developing.
By Jamie Thompson 02:20 pm October 30, 2012
A new white paper sponsored by Harris Healthcare provides practical advice for National Health Service (NHS) organizations looking to implement clinical portals.
By Mike Miliard 01:45 pm October 30, 2012
Cleveland Clinic and IBM are partnering to increase the use of the Watson supercomputer in medical training. IBM researchers will work with Cleveland Clinic faculty and students to enhance Watson's Deep Question Answering technology for medicine.
By Daniela Chueke 10:48 am October 30, 2012
Erica Rosolen is the young director of the TICSA study center at ISALUD University. To learn more about the group, which is already a major player in healthcare ICTs in the region, EHealth Reporter Latin America interviewed Doctor Rosolen.
By Benjamin Harris 02:08 pm October 29, 2012
Responding to disasters is something every healthcare institution needs to be ready for. From hurricanes to snowstorms to wildfires, having a plan in place and technology to back it up is critical to an effective response.

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