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Visit www.pmwcintl.com for more info. Video Rating: 5 / 5 This video shows you how to track features in your software using EQATEC Analytics.

IBM’s commercial for Watson being used in medicine. Video Rating: 5 / 5 A discussion of the latest #HITsm chat on Healthcare Interoperability and Telemedicine with Nathan DiNiro (@unclenate) and John Lynn (@ehrandhit).

A panel of research experts will discuss: 1. Medicare and Medicaid data currently available 2. How this data is being used to improve IHS-funded health care … Video Rating: 5 / 5

CEO of Healthagen, Peter Hudson, M.D., answers three questions about the launch of a mobile medical app in a nationalized healthcare system — Meine Klinik, … Video Rating: 3 / 5 The healthcare sector has identified smartphone as a key delivery technology for quality care. Meanwhile, the mobile industry has identified medical as one o…

Just like everybody else, doctors spend too much time behind computers–and not enough time at patients’ bedsides–according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, published this week in the  Journal of General Internal Medicine .

An interactive decision dashboard format developed by researchers with the University of Rochester (N.Y.) School of Medicine & Dentistry can be adapted to create a clinically realistic prototype patient decision aid, according to an article published this week in  BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making . Such findings, the researchers say, represent the potential of interactive decision dashboards for fostering informed decision making.  read more

Researchers from the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine recently determined that for-profit hospitals are more likely than nonprofit and public hospitals to receive bonuses under CMS’ Value-Based Purchasing Program. In this exclusive interview, HCI Associate Editor Gabriel Perna spoke with an author of the study to discuss the results and why he thinks policymakers should be happy with the results of this study. In a recent study , researchers from the Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago) have determined that under the rules of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Value-Based Purchasing Program, for-profit hospitals are more likely than nonprofit and public hospitals to receive bonuses for performance in certain quality measures. read more

As big data use continues to increase in healthcare, electronic health records will need to evolve simultaneously, researchers from Northwestern University, Geisinger Health System and Mount Sinai School of Medicine write in a viewpoint recently published in the  Journal of the American Medical Association. read more

Today’s EHR and HIT news includes updates from iPatientCare on the release of an updated version of their Patient Portal.  There is also news of a product update from iMedicora as well as some personnel news from DataMotion on two additions to its management team. iPatientCare Announces Launch of 2nd Generation of Patient Portal and mHealth App iPatientCare,  has announced the launch of the 2G Patient Portal and mHealth products, miEHR and miPHR

Implementing an electronic medical records system in Malawi included the usual challenges, such as having tech staff available, selling clinicians on its value and training them to use it. But there were additional challenges, including power outages, low computer literacy in some areas and co-existing with a paper-based system, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine . read more

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