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As the healthcare landscape continues to shift and evolve, it becomes more imperative that local health departments and individual providers work together to improve the health of their communities. How can health departments and providers improve outcomes for individuals and populations while containing costs? By implementing an electronic health record (EHR) that allows them to […]

According to a 2011 report from the Institute of Medicine (IoM), entitled “Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care,” some studies indicate that electronic health records (EHRs) lead to “improvements in patient safety, while other studies find no effect.” Well, this is what you need to know: EHR vendors absolutely contribute […]

What exactly is involved in the certification process as defined by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Health IT Certification Program (which as of now is a voluntary certification program designed for health IT standards, implementation specifications and certification criteria)? Today, that includes: • Regulations – the ONC issues regulations […]

A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mHealth pilot has run into problems with its ability to efficiently schedule appointments. The VA Mobile Health Veteran Appointment Request Pilot is an… read more Source: VA mHealth pilot runs into app scheduling challenges

Gartner Inc. has come out with a bullish report on the “internet of things,” which it predicts will add nearly $2 trillion in value to the economy by 2020 and transform the way all businesses operate. As many as 30 billion devices with unique IP addresses will be connected, the majority of them being products, […]

Evidence regarding the effect of mHealth interventions on gender relations is weak and rigorous research is urgently needed, according to an article in the International Journal for Equity in Health…. read more Source: mHealth has varying impact on gender relations

To win support for IT initiatives from c-suite executive counterparts, hospital CIOs would be wise to show how health technology can impact a facility’s bottom line, according to Miami Children’s Hospital CIO Edward Martinez. read more Source: Hospital CIOs must show HIT wins to earn support

The National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) is looking to help health systems better understand what patients want to get out of interactions with their providers, health records, and health education. As a result it’s creating the patient experience framework, the evolution of it patient engagement framework. Two of the project leaders explain what it’s all about. […]

The following is a guest post by Carl Bergman from EHR Selector. To paraphrase Mark Twain, everyone talks about EHR usability, but no one does anything about it, at least until now. Led by Dr. Jiajie Zhang, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making (NCCD) […]

This 90-minute webinar focuses on transforming your EMS delivery system to achieve true compatibility with the triple aim of health care reform, improving ca… Video Rating: 0 / 5

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