Electronic health record EHR management
- June 04, 2010
EHR use is convenient but complex, and often uncompensated. And such federal grant programs as the Beacon communities don't directly affect physicians in the field.
- May 20, 2010
The federal government wants meaningful use of health IT, but surveys show it won't happen unless patient engagement improves. This podcast examines what doctors can do.
- May 06, 2010
The Massachusetts governor’s HIT conference focused on the highest of high tech. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin reminded attendees that EHR systems must serve low-tech areas, too.
- April 26, 2010
Policymakers and IT developers should consider ways to ensure that patient engagement is at the forefront of technology adoption, advocates tell a federal advisory committee.
- March 31, 2010
Personal health record services are great for patients and providers -- until they aren’t accessible. And providers of PHR services say they aren’t responsible for downtime.
- March 30, 2010
A strong flow of patient information will become even more important as the VA and the DoD build EHR systems connected to the Nationwide Health Information Network.
- February 18, 2010
While federal electronic health record incentives will drive some providers to adopt EHRs, experts say consumer demand for personal health records may be the real catalyst.
- February 18, 2010
A federal policy panel suggests that flexibility will help providers adopt health IT and follow meaningful use criteria to qualify for federal incentives.
- December 21, 2009
The government calls for greater use of personal health records as part of electronic health record systems, but PHRs fall short in data control, privacy and security.
- December 17, 2009
The Health IT Policy Committee has recommended new standards for sharing lab data through electronic health records, including vocabulary, messaging and transaction.
- November 18, 2009
Interim results from a Harvard School of Public Health conference show that the presence of electronic health records has not significantly lowered costs or improved care.
- September 08, 2009
Health data security management tools from Verizon Business aim to give providers a secure move to EHR, upping productivity and protecting information.
- July 15, 2009
Doctors at the Clara Maass Medical Center are enjoying increased mobility after the adoption of electronic medical records software. Learn more in this case study.
- July 13, 2009
Two years after researching and implementing an EHR system, Cape Fear Pediatrics has seen improvements in both operations and patient care.