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April 19, 2019
The new Provider Directory in the InterSystems HealthShare system will consolidate all available information on providers and make it available to users.
March 25, 2019
Carnegie Mellon University's Jeremy Weiss is on a quest to improve health predictions with machine learning and data from electronic health records.
November 30, 2018
Too many versions of the FHIR API are floating around, and that could stall healthcare's move to interoperability. Can FHIR's supporters and detractors come together?
November 28, 2018
A new draft report from the ONC acknowledges the challenges with EHRs and provides suggested solutions, including decreased regulation and more stakeholder cooperation.
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In the context of health IT, meaningful use is a term used to define minimum U.S. government standards for electronic health records (EHR), outlining how clinical patient data should be exchanged between healthcare providers, between providers and ... Continue Reading
Think you're in the know when it comes to the FHIR API? A hands-on FHIR training session at AMIA 2018 answered some questions you might not have thought to ask. Continue Reading
Computerized physician order entry (CPOE), also known as computerized provider order entry or computerized practitioner order entry, refers to the process of a medical professional entering and sending medication orders and treatment instructions ... Continue Reading
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MDLIVE CMO Lyle Berkowitz talks about why health systems need to start introducing telemedicine -- now. Continue Reading
Midland Care benefits from using a medication management system, but not all software is created equal. Other healthcare organizations may struggle to find the right fit. Continue Reading
Cerner, Epic and Meditech are tackling interoperability in their own ways, but all their efforts will come up short until healthcare organizations ask for it, according to a Chilmark Research analyst. Continue Reading
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Kaiser Permanente's new medical school will combine cutting-edge tech and a clinical setting to train future doctors. Continue Reading
Electronic health record systems have helped reduce duplicate patient data in hospitals -- but they haven't cured the problem. Find out how organizations are addressing the issue. Continue Reading
Health IT stands ready to help battle opioid deaths through greater use of data analytics and improved integration of EHRs and prescription drug databases. Continue Reading
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EHRs can be more problem than solution for healthcare organizations, but CIOs can help by talking to practitioners and holding vendors accountable. Continue Reading
Want a safer EHR system? Assess the risks, log every single error and then assemble a cross-functional team to investigate. It's a painstaking -- but necessary -- process. Continue Reading
See how IT executives at two healthcare organizations weed out patient identification errors related to duplicate medical records -- a significant problem, according to research. Continue Reading