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EMR Interoperability in 2020: Major Trends

2021 01 Feb

KLAS and CHIME report on the state of EMR interoperability in 2020 outlining 10 interoperability trends that highlight areas of progress and opportunities for industry improvement.   You might also like: How Far is the Future?   Compared to the previous KLAS’ report on interoperability published in 2017, the data... Read more

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Authorities Eye Indonesian Healthcare Blockchain Pilot

2019 24 Jul

An Indonesian island is upping the innovation stakes with a healthcare Blockchain project for local citizens . Batam, located a short boat ride from Singapore, is working with a group of tech partners on a Public Healthcare Blockchain (PHB) , leveraging world-class data analytics tools at a secure data centre. You might also like: Nearly... Read more

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TeraRecon Debuts Next Generation Northstar™ AI Explorer at SIIM18

2018 31 May

TeraRecon  today announced that its first-of-kind Northstar™ AI Explorer has reached a new milestone that allows physicians to interact with individual measurements, markings, and findings created by AI image processing algorithms. To demonstrate the potential of these AI-assisted workflows, the company is previewing an end-to-end cardiac MR analysis... Read more

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Hunter New England Local Health District, Australia

2016 15 Nov

HNE have started their rollout of EMR, and DT Research and its partner HPA (Hospital Products Australia) have suppled 11 DT592BU Medical-Cart Computers to this Local Health District. They are currently utilizing their eMED carts for The Clinical Applications Portal or CAP as it is commonly known. A web based application which displays patient... Read more

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Social Media May Hold Clues to Health Information

2015 14 Oct

Many patients are willing to share and link their social media data with electronic medical record (EMR) data for research purposes, finds a first-of-its-kind study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety . A databank that merges social media with EMR data may be able to provide insights about individuals’ health and health outcomes, according... Read more

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Better Patient Care Management Needed

2015 17 Sep

Better coordination of healthcare services helps to reduce costs and improve quality of patient care. While electronic medical records guide physicians through patient encounters and facilitate the required documentation for billing purposes, the records don't actively support true care coordination, according to an opinion piece for MedCity News .... Read more

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Best Practice Alerts in EMR Provide Near-Time Education to Physicians

2015 19 Jan

Researchers in New Hampshire have discovered that the implementation of an alert function in the electronic medical record (EMR) can inform physicians about the most up-to-date best practice guidelines. The EMR’s “best practice alert” allowed pathologists to remind physicians about the latest evidence at the moment of each transfusion order, which... Read more

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California Children’s Hospital Wins HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award

2015 17 Jan

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) has earned a Stage 7 award by HIMSS Analytics, and will be recognised at the Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois in April 2015. The award recognises hospitals which implement and utilise information technology to achieve an advanced electronic medical record (EMR) environment. “Eliminating... Read more

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Can Advanced EMRs Make Patient Care Safer?

2014 28 Nov

Patient safety is one of the foremost challenges in US healthcare, affecting hundreds of thousands of patients and costing tens of billions of dollars every year. According to the landmark Institute of Medicine (IOM) report "To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System", 44,000 to 98,000 people die each year in US hospitals from preventable medical... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare: ICIS, VNA For Two Major Dutch Academic Hospitals

2014 18 Jul

Enterprise imaging solution, ICIS, will connect departments across the Vrije Universiteit Medisch Centrum, with expansion to the Amsterdam Academisch Medisch Centrum in the near future.     VNA features a workflow engine and updated universal viewer that indexes medical images as part of the medical record. ICIS enterprise imaging solution... Read more