Electronic Health Record Use on Rise

Electronic Health Record Use on Rise
As people increasingly depend on electronics and technology to exchange information, it seems only logical that physicians would equally embrace electronic health records (EHRs) in favor of their paper predecessors. According to the US Department of Health …
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VA secretary announces decision on next-generation electronic health record
Today U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin announced his decision on the next-generation electronic health record (EHR) system for the VA at a news briefing at VA headquarters in Washington. Secretary Shulkin’s full prepared statement …
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Electronic medical records: a promising prognosis
Fewer than one in five U.S. physicians use electronic medical records (EMRs) to track their patients’ histories, even though such products offer benefits to stakeholders all along the healthcare delivery chain. According to the U.S. Department of Health …
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New VA electronic health record system under way

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New VA electronic health record system under way
WASHINGTON (AP) – Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is announcing plans to revamp the department’s information technology system. He says the VA will adopt a commercial IT product used by the Pentagon in a bid to improve veterans’ care and reduce …
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Despite Increased Use of Electronic Medical Records, Fewer U.S. Doctors Believe It Improves Health Outcomes, Accenture Survey Shows
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found that most U.S. doctors are more proficient using electronic medical records (EMR) than they were two years ago, but fewer believe that EMR has improved treatment decisions, reduced …
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Electronic health records mean fewer tests: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Doctors order fewer lab tests when they have access to a patient’s electronic medical records, according to a new study, but the efficiency may be confined to state-of-the-art records exchanges for now. The new study is based on …
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Electronic Health Records: Understanding and Using Computerized Medical Records, 3rd Edition

Electronic Health Records: Understanding and Using Computerized Medical Records, 3rd Edition
For use in courses that cover EHRs in Medical Assisting, undergraduate RN and LVN nursing programs, and as a supplement to other allied professional curriculums (including RT, PT, and OT). Also useful for continuing education courses covering EHR.
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How much do you know about electronic health records?
March 28, 2013—Electronic health records (EHRs) are designed to replace a patient’s paper record while integrating care across practice settings. As health care reform moves forward with an emphasis on integrated care, the ability for mental health …
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Global Electronic Health Records Solution Market: Trends, Opportunities and Forecasts 2014 – 2020
As physicians’ around the world adopt information technology to streamline their routine work, it is expected to give a major boost to the global electronic health records solution market. In a report, titled “Electronic Health Records Market …
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Clinic tells patients about records theft

Clinic tells patients about records theft
Professional Counseling and Medical Associates, 849 Volunteer Dr., Suite 2, reported a breach of its electronic health records system, which was copied by a disgruntled former employee who is a healthcare professional. This breach occurred on or about May …
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Electronic Health Record Use on Rise
As people increasingly depend on electronics and technology to exchange information, it seems only logical that physicians would equally embrace electronic health records (EHRs) in favor of their paper predecessors. According to the US Department of Health …
Read more on American Journal of Managed Care

Despite Increased Use of Electronic Medical Records, Fewer U.S. Doctors Believe It Improves Health Outcomes, Accenture Survey Shows
CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) found that most U.S. doctors are more proficient using electronic medical records (EMR) than they were two years ago, but fewer believe that EMR has improved treatment decisions, reduced …
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Latest Electronic Patient Record News

Medical students track former patients’ electronic health records, study says
CHICAGO, July 26 (UPI) –Although it is suspected to be largely for educational purposes, researchers in a recent study say the following of patient electronic health records as part of training poses ethical questions for the handling of those records.
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Electronic medical records after Google Health’s failure
The opinions expressed are their own. It may seem that the viability of electronic health records looks dismal after the failure of Google Health, yet in integrated health systems around the country they have been implemented and utilized by patients.
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What is an Electronic Patient Record?
Astronomers have discovered the hottest known exoplanet; its surface temperature is hotter than that of most stars. more… An electronic patient record is a file kept on a computer that keeps vital information about the patient’s current health and history.
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Electronic health records review set to ignore consumer interests

Electronic health records review set to ignore consumer interests
to attend round table discussions on the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR). The rollout of the Australia’s Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) has encountered various problems since its inception. But it all got …
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Electronic Health Records & Your Data: Where Does It All Go?
Technology allows doctors to view their patient’s data at the touch of a screen. Viewing records through an electronic health record (such as a radiology information system,) they are able to swiftly access past medical history and vital imaging that could …
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Why Doctors Don’t Like Electronic Health Records

Why Doctors Don’t Like Electronic Health Records
Why are doctors so slow in implementing electronic health records (EHRs)? The government has been trying to get doctors to use these systems for some time, but many physicians remain skeptical. In 2004, the Bush administration issued an executive order …
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Latest Electronic Health Records News

Consumers Ramp Up Access of Electronic Health Records
October 06, 2015 – National estimates of consumer activity in regard to information contained in electronic health records show increases in both access to and active use of medical records in 2014. A recent data brief published by the Office of the …
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Doctors: Electronic health records a good idea that needs improvement
Dr. Danny Newman, like other physicians, recognizes that electronic health records are here to stay. Newman, an Augusta internist, has seen some of the benefits of replacing paper medical records with computerized data. One advantage, he said, is …
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Electronic Health Records & Your Data: Where Does It All Go?
Technology allows doctors to view their patient’s data at the touch of a screen. Viewing records through an electronic health record (such as a radiology information system,) they are able to swiftly access past medical history and vital imaging that could …
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Healthcare IT: What are the differences between Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Personal Health Records (PHR)?
Over a period of time, technological advancements have enabled us to use applicable knowledge and communication technologies to support and improve medical workflows. Various healthcare organizations were working on integrated clinical workstations which …
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Managing electronic medical records
You will agree with me that medical information management is one of the fastest growing medical career fields today. Medical information management specialists code, analyse and protect vital private medical information. Medical information management has …
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Hershey Learns Lessons Building Electronic Medical Records System
At the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, patients and doctors now enjoy the benefits of a system which increasingly uses electronic medical records. But before the current EMR system was developed …
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Apps for Electronic Health Records a New Frontier for Developers, VCs

Apps for Electronic Health Records a New Frontier for Developers, VCs
When the U.S. government told health-care providers to move their patient health records from paper files into a digital format, companies including Cerner, Epic Systems Corp. and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions saw a major uptick in business for their …
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Free Electronic Medical Records Service Practice Fusion Raises Million
Practice Fusion, a web-based electronic medical records and healthcare community, announced this morning that it has closed an impressive $ 23 million series B round of funding. The round was led by Founders Fund, with participation from Artis Capital …
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