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EHR adoption


January 11, 2013  1:09 PM

Different HIEs should share more than an acronym



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR, EHR adoption, health insurance exchange, HIE, HIX

In this post-presidential election year, there has been a lot of talk about HIEs: both health information exchanges and health insurance exchanges, though insurance exchanges are often referred to as HIXs in order to avoid confusion. States are discussing and developing information and...

September 16, 2012  10:45 AM

EHR’s generational gap just breaks my heart!



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR adoption, Meaningful use

Changing my company focus from consulting to independent physicians will undoubtedly pay off financially. However, assisting small practices with EHR implementations will always have a special place in my heart. That's why I made an effort to check back in with former clients and friends during...


April 29, 2012  11:32 AM

Physicians’ online views a mismatch to behavior!



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR adoption, EHR training

Generally speaking, physicians, like most of us, can sometimes be an enigma. This was certainly evident after reading the Joint Survey of Physician Digital Behavior study. This survey conducted by the San Franciso based ON24 organization and MedData Group based in Boston, surveyed 970 physicians...


March 26, 2012  10:26 AM

Anoto EHR user survey leaves alot of questions!



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR, EHR adoption, EHR usability

I was recently perusing through my email and came across a study on EHR users by Anoto Digital Pen, a Swedish based company who manufactures a digital pen, a device that captures hand written text...


March 16, 2012  11:57 AM

The multiple lives of the digital divide



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR adoption, Specialties

I will never forget my response after reading the 1999 report authored by the National Information Administration, Falling through the net: Defining the Digital Divide. The report revealed the...


December 2, 2011  12:42 PM

December, already a month to remember in health IT



Posted by: AllinHIT
CMS, EHR, EHR adoption, Electronic health records, Meaningful use, MU stage 2

December can already be marked as a month to remember for those of us in health IT.   HHS leader Sec. Kathleen Sebelius' announcement that MU qualification is being extended until 2014 is sweet music to the ears of those in the industry still struggling with adoption of electronic health...


November 25, 2011  12:05 PM

Studies are revealing nothing new, time to focus on adoption!



Posted by: AllinHIT
E-prescribing, EHR, EHR adoption, eRx, JAMIA

For the past five years, I have written about, spoke on and advocated for the implementation of electronic prescribing software and electronic health records (EHRs). Labor costs concerning pharmacy phone...


September 9, 2011  10:36 AM

New AAFP EHR survey a revealing trove of information



Posted by: AllinHIT
AAFP, American Academy of Family Physicians, EHR adoption, EHR User Satisfaction Survey

The AAFP's EHR User Satisfaction Survey has served as an accurate barometer of


July 11, 2011  9:21 AM

Another ” Quest” to address the EHR digital divide!



Posted by: AllinHIT
Digital divide, EHR adoption, Quest Diagnostics

HHS and Quest Diagnostics recently announced that Quest will give away their Care360EHR, an EHR lite product, to physicians serving the minority community in Houston.  This is in response to HHS's challenge to EHR vendors earlier this year to address the "EHR digital divide". As a former...


July 8, 2011  1:33 PM

Main Line Health contributing to adoption of EHRs



Posted by: AllinHIT
EHR adoption, EHR systems, Physician adoption

Main Line Health, an integrated delivery system anchored with four acute care hospitals serving suburban Philadelphia, is doing its part to spur the adoption of EHRs in the community. Despite the relaxation of


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