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June, 2010

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June 29, 2010  10:36 PM

Increasing EHR adoption through patient education?



Posted by: AllinHIT
Uncategorized

Harris Interactive released the results of a patient poll on EH's.  Close to one-half of approximately 2,200 people surveyed,  stated EHRs will improve efficiency of our healthcare delivery system. However, it also revealed that patients really don't understand the impact EHRs have on their...

June 22, 2010  1:35 PM

Health Reform and HITECH: More than distant cousins!



Posted by: AllinHIT
Health Reform

I recently attended a "Power Breakfast", on Health Reform, sponsored by the local Business Journal, for educating the local business community.  The 4 person...


June 14, 2010  8:05 AM

Meaningful Use: One step at a time!



Posted by: AllinHIT
CPOE, EHR, Meaningful use

Like most of you, I have reviewed, discussed, and pondered issues, centered around Meaningful Use (MU).  I was under the impression that EHR Adoption, was ONC's primary goal.  However, based upon the initial 25 requirements in Stage 1, I must of been mistaken! If adoption was the goal, the...


June 14, 2010  8:03 AM

Health IT: A Metamorphosis I love!



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR, HITECH, Meaningful use

Yes I said it.....I love Health IT, and all things related to HIT!  For the past 30 years, I have been involved with all things related to technology, However, its all things in HIT, that has capture my heart, and vigorates my mind!  Hence, I guess to some this sounds a little sadistical.  Why...


June 14, 2010  8:02 AM

RECs: Are they setup for failure?



Posted by: AllinHIT
Meaningful use, REC

I have been an adviser and was an adviser to a couple of REC's directors and after many discussions with physicians and REC directors and/or awardees, I have come to a couple of conclusions.  First, some of the REC's awardees are medical schools, which could be the problem right there.  I...


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