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By Kat Jercich 03:03 pm September 21, 2020
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found some patients' EHRs did not show a referral for genetic risk evaluations, although they met the national guidelines for one.
Pandemic-era burnout: One consumer’s tiring, tech-enabled journey to find memory care for a parent

My mom settles in to the memory care facility as my husband finishes unpacking on move-in day.

By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm September 21, 2020
The first in a new feature story series on burnout in healthcare during the COVID-19 crisis, this personal essay shows how healthcare consumers – just like clinicians, CIOs, vendor employees and others – are being worn down by the demands of distance and disruption, but also being helped by technology.
Telehealth boosts continuity of care, patient-provider relationships at Ellis Medicine

Ellis Medicine’s Medical Center of Clifton Park

By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am September 21, 2020
From March through August, the community hospital and its clinics have conducted 6,929 video visits and 11,401 telephone visits through its new telemedicine platform.
By Kat Jercich 10:44 am September 21, 2020
In a HIMSS Learning Center presentation, Mayo Clinic oncologists Dr. Tufia Haddad and Dr. Nadia Laack will share their perspectives about the potential for AI to accelerate clinical research and improve care.
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.