ENTRIES TAGGED "electronic health records"
HIMSS has promoted good causes, but only recently has it addressed cost, interoperability, and open source issues that can allow health IT to break out of the elite of institutions large or sophisticated enough to adopt the right practices.
The real reason hospitals haven't joined health information exchanges, and other reports from the Massachusetts Heath Data Consortium's annual conference.
The former National Coordinator spoke at a health care forum in Boston yesterday. The biggest plea from the audience was for more time with patients–a focus not on meaningful use but on meaningful contact.
OSCon shows that open source health care, although it hasn't broken into the mainstream yet, already inspires a passionate and highly competent community.
OSCON's health care track will focus on health IT and health data.
This year we’re looking more at what you–patients, clinicians, and researchers–can do with the data you collect, while we continue our coverage of critical IT parts of the health care system.
popHealth culls quality measures from electronic health records and formats them either for convenient display–so providers can review their quality measures on the Web–or for submission to regulators who require reports on these measures.
Examined dilemmas in data storage, sharing, consent, segmentation, and
Both the bright lights of success and the mire of gridlock were held up for examination this week at the conference Health Information Technology Improving Healthcare and the Economy. A report on meaningful use, data exchange, jobs in health IT, and more.
Andy Oram interviews Dr. Deborah Peel of the Patient Privacy Rights about the conference "Getting IT Right: Protecting Patient Privacy Rights in a Wired World."
Many of the building blocks have recently fallen into place for
seamless data exchange between a patient and multiple care
organizations to support such things as real-time interventions in
patient behavior and better clinical decision support.