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August 24, 2011  12:58 PM

Addressing EHR implementation and the private cloud at Columbia Memorial



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud computing, Columbia Memorial, EHR, EHR implementation, Q&A, Virtualization and cloud computing

In early 2010, Columbia Memorial Hospital, based in Hudson, NY, launched its electronic health records (EHR) system throughout 26 clinical locations, covering 300 providers in Columbia...

August 15, 2011  11:46 AM

Value perceptions of EHRs: Users vs. non-users



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, EHR Adoption, EHR functionality, Physician adoption, Sage Healthcare

By Tony Ryzinski, SVP of Marketing, Sage Healthcare Division The adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) in the U.S. continues to grow as more physicians and medical staff learn about the efficiency and cost-saving benefits of using the technology, which of course includes the...


August 10, 2011  11:41 AM

SearchHealthIT’s Resource Center on meaningful use and EHR technology



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR implementation, EHR incentives, Meaningful use, Q&A forum, Resource Center

A message from SearchHealthIT site editor, Brian Eastwood: No one said implementing electronic health records and achieving meaningful use would be easy. We understand. SearchHealthIT's inaugural


August 10, 2011  10:21 AM

HIT Exchange Live Chat transcript: UPenn Med’s EHR implementation



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Andre Jenkins, Cloud computing, EHR implementation, Live chat, UPenn Med, Workflow analysis

From approaches to workflow analysis through the execution of strategic vendor partnerships, Andre Jenkins, entity information officer for the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, shared his insights on the health system's electronic health record (EHR) implementation process and provided...


August 3, 2011  1:51 PM

Integrating mobile health to achieve meaningful use: One physician’s advice



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, mHealth devices, mHeatlh, mobile health

Q&A with Jagadish Navare, MD., practicing physician at ENT Specialty Care, NY 1. What are the top considerations that provider IT managers must have when looking at ways to improve workflow for their physicians and clinicians?

  • IT managers must always balance...


July 27, 2011  12:00 AM

Lessons learned from a health care CIO: A Case study of EHR implementation



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CIO, EHR, EHR implementation, electronic health record, Live chat, webcast

HIT Exchange Executive Webcast and Live Chat: Lessons learned from a health care CIO -- University of Pennsylvania's EHR implementation Selecting and implementing an electronic health record (EHR) are priorities among health care providers, while paying...


July 12, 2011  7:51 AM

Using single sign-on technology to transform health care



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Data security, EHR functionality, Single sign-on

By David Ting, CTO, Imprivata The HITECH Act is radically altering the United States health care landscape, forever changing the way clinician's access, share and interact with patient information. At the forefront of this shift is the increasing adoption of electronic medical records...


July 6, 2011  12:43 PM

EHRs, MU and data analytics: How the FAH is bringing “IT” all together



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Data analytics, EHR, FAH, Federation of American Hospitals, iHT2, Meaningful use

The iHT2 HIT Connect Interview Series In this brief 10-minute interview, hear from Samantha Burch, Director, Healthcare Policy and Research, Federation of American Hospitals, as she shares her initial...


June 21, 2011  10:53 AM

Physician adoption and engagement of EHRs: Part science, part art



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, EHR Adoption, electronic health records, EMR

Guest post by: Wendy Whittington, MD, MMM, Chief Medical Officer, Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Medicine is often said to be part science and part art.  The process of implementing a hospital electronic health record (EHR) system also needs to be part science and part art in...


June 14, 2011  3:02 PM

Making EHRs work for clinicians, staff and patients



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Clinician, EHR, EHR Adoption, Physician adoption, Training, Workflow

In this Health IT Exchange webcast, Dr. Wendy Whittington, Chief Medical Officer for Anthelio Healthcare Solutions and an expert in translating clinical processes and policies that govern the health care industry, presents solutions for how to make electronic health records (EHRs) work for your...


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