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DeWitt Hospital remotely installs cloud-based EHR that helps with COVID-19 care

DeWitt Hospital in DeWitt, Arkansas.

By Bill Siwicki 12:14 pm September 10, 2020
The pandemic caused the Arkansas provider to change implementation plans midstream. Now the EHR is an invaluable pandemic tool, and is hooked up to the state HIE.

Left to right: Catherine Chronaki, General Secretary, HL7 Europe, Dr Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), HHS Office of the Secretary, US and Dr Erik Gerritsen, Secretary General, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, The Netherlands.

By Rosy Matheson 11:47 am September 10, 2020
Global health leaders are optimistic their new consortium can crack interoperability as the pandemic has highlighted the need to work together. This positive outlook was expressed by two influential healthcare leaders during a closing keynote at the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital Event.
By Kat Jercich 11:09 am September 10, 2020
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By Sara Mageit 10:50 am September 10, 2020
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By Jeff Lagasse 10:34 am September 10, 2020
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By 05:55 am September 10, 2020
The extent to which the world of digital health has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic has been widely recognised.
By Rosy Matheson 01:55 am September 10, 2020
Leading stakeholders have called for a strategic re-orientation towards value-based care to improve clinical outcomes. This paradigm shift would entail moving from volume to value-based payments.
By Kat Jercich 04:56 pm September 09, 2020
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By Rosy Matheson 01:44 pm September 09, 2020
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