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Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad also said in a recent HIMSS TV interview that even if an organisation has a good programme and system in place, digitising healthcare will not succeed if there is no clinical buy-in underpinned by training.

Are EMRs alleviating preventable medical errors yet?

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.

Business leader at Philips Wellcentive talks lessons learned and the future of value-based healthcare

Philips Wellcentive’s Business Leader Niki Buchanan also gives tips for women working in the health IT industry.

CommonWell rolls out Carequality interoperability connection nationwide

Hospitals and health systems using IT from CommonWell member companies will be able to bilaterally exchange patient data within their EHR workflows.

Councils awarded funding to develop digital innovations for social care in England

Nine councils in the UK have been awarded a share of up £700,000 to design and deploy digital innovations for social care through a project led by the Local Government Association (LGA), commissioned by NHS Digital.

EHR, revenue cycle and practice management vendors to integrate products, Black Book says

With large integrated delivery networks scooping up physician practices and pressuring vendors to integrate different pieces of infrastructure, expect changes coming before too long.

What are the top health IT priorities in Europe? Not so different from the U.S.

New research from HIMSS Analytics finds widespread interest in patient-generated data and interoperability, along with a need for tech talent and bigger cybersecurity budgets.