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For nearly a decade, the $28 billion Electronic Medical Record (EMR) market was on a foreseeable path with roughly 20 similarly-sized competitors and many smaller participants offering software systems and support services. A new report from Kalorama Information says the EMR market is confronting changes that will determine how healthcare providers operate moving forward. Per […]

How You Can Improve the Way You Communicate With Your Doctor to Get the Most Out of Your Healthcare In our previous blog post, we discussed how doctors can improve the way they communicate with their patients to improve outcomes. When a doctor makes sure that a patient has fully understood their instructions, it increases […]

The area of healthcare service, as it is commonly known, is an essential area of any working occupations people tend to take up in any country from all over the world since health care is an area essential for the very human civilization. Therefore, healthcare services nowadays are divided into a huge variety of different […]

When it comes to healthcare software solutions, whether or not to automate your QA testing of your new releases can be a difficult decision. On the one hand, you know that the manual testing you have had in place can get the validation and verification job done, as it has proven time and time again. […]

One thing I learned as a guardian of military secrets that I can tell you with confidence, and something the Department of Defense has known since it was the War Department, is the only way to keep something secret, while sharing it with those that need to know, is to encrypt it. But encryption is […]

By Rob Gurganious 3/19/2014 Exactly twenty years after Germany was defeated in WWI a small statured megalomaniac named Adolf Hitler decided enough was enough and marched German forces into Austria in direct violation of the Treaty of Versailles and St. Germain. The following month the Nazis held a referendum asking the “people” to ratify the […]

Meaningful use (MU) Stage 2 requirements are accelerating electronic health record (EHR)-specific patient portal adoption at an increasing rate, according to a new report from the Orem, Utah-based research and consulting firm, KLAS Research. Meaningful use (MU) Stage 2 requirements are accelerating electronic health record (EHR)-specific patient portal adoption at an increasing rate, according to […]

Europe is at the forefront of acknowledging the importance of patient safety and risk management. Eight to 10 percent of patients in the region are subjected to healthcare-associated infections and medication or prescription errors. Around 30 to 40 percent of these issues are preventable, and healthcare institutions have rolled out several initiatives for reporting and […]

At Consumer Health IT Summit, Tom Delbanco, M.D., of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center talked about the patient safety potential of patient and family participation in reading and creating care team’s notes. National Health IT Week kicked off with a bang Monday in Washington, D.C., with the third annual Consumer Health IT Summit, which featured […]

Europe is at the forefront of acknowledging the importance of patient safety and risk management. Eight to 10 percent of patients in the region are subjected to healthcare-associated infections and medication or prescription errors. Around 30 to 40 percent of these issues are preventable, and healthcare institutions have rolled out several initiatives for reporting and […]

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