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By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 07, 2004
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Proposed standards for electronic health records have received enough votes to be adopted so they can go through two years of use and fine-tuning.Resul...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 07, 2004
WASHINGTON – The second summit on healthcare information technology in about a year, held Thursday in Washington, continues to underscore the federal government's interest in improving care deli...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 04, 2004
DURHAM, N.C. — Ed Hammond, Ph.D., a leading authority on electronic patient records, has joined the Health Data Exchange, Duke University's initiative to establish a national health information netw...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 04, 2004
The electronic health record is poised for another boost. URAC, a nonprofit healthcare accreditation organization, may take the EHR under its wings by developing standards for implementation....
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am May 03, 2004
WASHINGTON – Sen. Judd Gregg, R-N.H., is at work on a bill that would back President George W. Bush's plan to encourage the use of healthcare information technology. Ther...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 26, 2004
Proposed standards for electronic health records have received enough votes to become draft trial standards from a national accrediting organization.Preliminary results of balloting, which ended April...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 26, 2004
The American College of Physicians is putting its might behind creating a paperless office for doctors.Last week it released what it called "a discussion paper" titled "The Pap...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 26, 2004
WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush continued to demonstrate his commitment to improving the nation's healthcare information technology today, calling for widespread adoption of electronic hea...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am April 23, 2004
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - According to the initial ballot tally, the Health Level Seven Electronic Health Record-System Functional Model Draft Standard for Trial Use (EHR-S DSTU) has passed the voting requir...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am April 19, 2004
The federal government and healthcare think tanks may be pushing doctors to adopt electronic prescribing, but many of them are still resisting — and with good reason, they say....