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By Dean Koh 02:14 am September 21, 2020
IHiS, Singapore’s national health IT agency aims to better digitally engage patients in a less transactional manner in the post pandemic era.  
By Kat Jercich 12:50 pm September 18, 2020
OCR announced five more enforcement actions this week under the HIPAA Right of Access Initiative, which supports patients' ability to access their medical records.

Credit: Mubadala Healthcare

By Ahmed El Sherif 11:48 am September 18, 2020
It comes following a two-month trial in the UAE capital, as well as a successful remote care programme for COVID-19 patients in home isolation.
At RWJBarnabas Health, EHR user experience tool helps reduce clinician burden

RWJBarnabas Health.

By Bill Siwicki 11:46 am September 18, 2020
Its Cerner EHR is now able to anticipate the most relevant information to display to the clinician to deliver a better experience, increase their productivity and reduce burnout.
By Healthcare IT News 11:27 am September 18, 2020
HIMSS Senior Director of Federal and State Affairs Jeff Coughlin joins the editors for a wide-ranging discussion of the new rules.
By Sara Mageit 03:55 am September 18, 2020
Also, Liverpool John Moores University gives students insight into e-prescribing.
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm September 17, 2020
A German woman died after Düsseldorf University Clinic's servers were encrypted, which necessitated that she be relocated to a hospital 20 miles away.
By Kat Jercich 03:03 pm September 17, 2020
With compliance requirements for ONC's info blocking rule just around the corner, a poll from Pew Charitable Trusts finds a big appetite for patient access, and widespread support for providers to do better information sharing between EHR systems. 
Using mental health software, practice reduces depression for 59% of patients

The mental health and pain health IT used by Commonwealth Pain & Spine.

By Bill Siwicki 12:14 pm September 17, 2020
At Commonwealth Pain & Spine, patients completed more than 3,400 assessments in 90 days and an average of 34 activities per patient in the first month.
By Kat Jercich 11:06 am September 17, 2020
West Tennessee Healthcare CIO Scott Krodel said that the system was "really struggling early on" when it came to keeping track of patients.