by Angela Guess A recent press release states, ?Allscripts Healthcare Solutions unveiled its new electronic health record (EHR), Avenel?, at the annual HIMSS conference today. Mobile-first and cloud-based, Avenel creates a community-wide shared patient record, uses machine learning to reduce time for clinical documentation and is designed to work like an app instead of traditional [?]
With more than 35 years of health IT experience, UC Irvine Health CIO Chuck Podesta has witnessed the dramatic evolution of IT as well as the impact that technology has had in transforming medical operations and patient care.
by Angela Guess Greg Slabodkin reports for Health Data Management, ?Thanks in part to widespread adoption of electronic health records, an estimated 87,000 fewer hospital patients died and nearly $20 billion in costs were saved because of reduced hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2014. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, hospital patients ?
While visiting Cambodia as a U.S. science envoy, AAAS President Geri Richmond met with girls learning to use tablets at the Hun Sen Anuwat School.
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Many people describe the obstacles to women's professional advancement as a ?glass ceiling,? but
Neil Versel of Forbes recently wrote, ?Electronic health records? usability, or lack thereof, is the big talk this year in health IT, as federal officials get ready to contemplate the rules for Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR incentive program."
?Transformations for Integrating VA data with FHIR in RDF? In case you missed last Wednesday?s webinar, ?The Yosemite Project ? Part 3: Transformations for Integrating VA data with FHIR in RDF? delivered by Rafael Richards, the recording and slides are now available (and posted below). The webinar was co-produced by SemanticWeb.com and DATAVERSITY.net and runs ?
Bob Violino of Information Management reports, ?Electronic health records (EHR) uptake in the U.S. has accelerated dramatically as a result of government initiatives and the considerable resources healthcare providers have invested over the past five years, says research firm Frost & Sullivan."
?Transformations for Integrating VA data with FHIR in RDF? SemanticWeb.com recently launched a series of webinars on the topic of ?RDF as a Universal Healthcare Exchange Language.? Part 1 of that series, ?The Yosemite Project: An RDF Roadmap for Healthcare Information Interoperability,? is available as a recorded webinar and slide deck. Part 2, ?The Ideal ?
by Angela Guess Shahid Shah of HealthcareITNews.com recently discussed the potential value of designing more effective electronic health record (EHR) data models. Shah writes, ?Current EHR apps are usually restricted to ?legal entities? (e.g. a single hospital or a hospital system or single ambulatory practice). To manage integrated and coordinated care, successful EHR systems must open themselves ?
by Angela Guess The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has issued a new five-year plan to create a ?learning health system? focused on the effective utilization of Big Data. According to the article, ?Through a learning health system, the right information will be available to support a given decision, whether ?