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July 18, 2019
PediNotes, launched by a neonatologist who conceived the idea in the 1990s, is software that integrates with a hospital's EMR system to make data entry more efficient.
June 05, 2019
Proposed rules are a good first step toward interoperability in healthcare, but don't go far enough, according to healthcare leaders.
May 31, 2019
Datadog has achieved HIPAA compliance for its SaaS platform Log Management, so it can now better reach more customers in healthcare industries.
May 08, 2019
In a hearing, chairman of the Senate HELP Committee cautioned ONC and CMS officials to go slow if they want to get interoperability in healthcare done right.
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Electronic health records are an important part of health IT, and the meaningful use program provides financial incentives for providers to adopt EHR technology. Continue Reading
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
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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