Epic: Electronic Health Records

It’s an epic undertaking: the first step toward paperless records. Everything under the Lee Memorial Health System umbrella is being streamlined into one dat…
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Learn about ONC’s Regional Extension Centers and how they can help health care providers make the change to EHRs. Health care providers might appreciate the …

EMR Software Medisoft Clinical Demo

http://www.medicalcharting.com/index.htm Medisoft Clinical EMR Software Demo of McKessons EHR Electronic Medical Records Software Program Featuring Bright No…

Defense Health Agency awards electronic health records contract at DoD

Defense Health Agency awards electronic health records contract at DoD
The Defense Health Agency awards a $ 71 million bridge contract to support electronic health records at the DoD. The contract goes to the company Leidos, which was previously known as the Science Applications International Corporation. The contract …
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Quintiles to acquire electronic health record consulting firm
Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire a Texas-based company that helps hospitals and doctors implement electronic health records and to analyze their health data. The Durham company is expected to close on the …
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Merck Teams With Electronic Health Record Provider Practice Fusion To
In one of its first digital health initiatives, Merck Merck has partnered with web-based electronic health record provider Practice Fusion to help doctors track the percentage of their adult patients who are up to date on their vaccines. On a dashboard …
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Rural Hospitals Face Tough Choices On Computerized Records

Rural Hospitals Face Tough Choices On Computerized Records
RED LODGE, Mont. — One of the biggest challenges American hospitals face right now is adopting electronic medical records systems. It's costing tens of billions of dollars, eating up tons of staff time and it's especially tough for the country's 2,000 …
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Health Systems First To Combine Radiology, EHR
Going beyond health information exchange as a replacement for the fax machine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Virtua, a Southern New Jersey health system, have unified their radiology operations across electronic health records systems and …
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Updated: Health IT for You: Giving You Access to Your Medical Records When and Where They’re Needed

Are you hearing that your health and medical records may become available online? Have you heard your doctor talk about electronic health records (EHRs), but…

The Future of Health Care: Electronic Health Records

Learn about the positive impact of technology in health care. Innovative health care can save lives and every physician and health care provider has a stake …

This short educational animated video made by Capture Billing highlights the key features of the HITECH Act, Meaningful Use, and Stimulus Money for EHRs and …

Zoeticx Opens Electronic Medical Records API

Zoeticx Opens Electronic Medical Records API
Just about every provider of a platform in the cloud is moving down the same path; albeit at different rates of speed. First they figure out that developers of third-party applications can drive more usage of their platform, so they publish a private …
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Need Your Medical Records, There's an App for that: Upstate University
SUNY Upstate Medical University issued the following news release:. Two months after Upstate University Hospital's Downtown Campus introduced its electronic medical record, its Community Campus has now implemented the fully secure, electronic …
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ClearChoiceMD Selects DocuTAP as Urgent Care Electronic Medical Records
Sioux Falls, SD, May 10, 2014 –(PR.com)– Eric McDonald, founder and CEO of DocuTAP, the country's leading provider of integrated Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and practice management technology for urgent care practices, has announced that the …
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The ElectronicMedicalRecords Email(s) of the Day, No. 2
I'm an independent IT consultant, working mostly with solo practitioners and small (2-10 doctors) practices. My clients choose their practice management and EMR software (sometimes they ask me for advice, but usually the choice has already been made by …
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Latest Electronic Medical Record News

Scribes Are Back, Helping Doctors Tackle Electronic Medical Records
Like many other doctors across the country, Dr. Devesh Ramnath, a Dallas orthopedic surgeon, recently made the switch from paper to electronic medical records. This meant he no longer had to just take notes when he was examining a patient — he also …
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This is the reason your doctor might retire early
The regions that show the highest percentage of electronic medical record usage — the Midwest and West Coast — tend to have more than 2.5 doctors per capita. Scroll over each state to see the percentage of electronic record adoption, the number of …
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The Electronic MedicalRecords Email(s) of the Day, #3
HealthIT.gov is working in the area of electronic medical records. It would seem that standards for medical records can be developed so that health records could more easily be shared. It would be easier to change to a better software vendor without …
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EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records
Kalorama has continuously examined the fast-changing market for electronic medical records (EMR) for nearly a decade, and each year we produce a comprehensive report of our findings. Our report has become the industry standard, oft-quoted by …
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