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  • Cloud EHR lessons learned in Haiti

    Posted August 5, 2013 - 2:59 pm

    Strip away preconceptions about why technology doesn't or shouldn't work and people are likely to embrace the change that tech brings. That's what electronic health record and practice management software vendor athenahealth learned when it helped a hospital in Haiti implement a cloud-based EHR system.
  • Box takes electronic health records to the cloud

    Posted April 29, 2013 - 1:26 pm

    Healthcare was among the first industry verticals to adopt tablets and other mobile data devices, but getting the most out of mobile technology requires the capability to access large amounts of key information--like patient records.
  • Big data, EHR driving healthcare IT innovation

    Posted December 5, 2012 - 12:11 pm

    Healthcare IT adoption in the United States today is largely defined by requirements to demonstrate the meaningful use of electronic heath record software by 2014.
  • Feds have given $7.7B in EHR money to doctors, hospitals

    Posted November 12, 2012 - 10:26 pm

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has dispensed more than $7.7B in reimbursement payments to physicians and hospitals deploying electronic health records.
  • Feds give break on electronic health records

    Posted August 24, 2012 - 1:06 pm

    The Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare IT has published the final EHR certification criteria for Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, and there was one major change, more time to meet the deadline.
  • eHealth records adopted by more than 100K healthcare providers

    Posted June 20, 2012 - 11:02 am

    More than 100,000 health care providers are now using electronic health records that meet federal standards, according to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
  • Hospitals kill the fax and exchange health data over the Internet

    Posted February 3, 2011 - 3:49 pm

    Replacing faxes and snail mail, health-care facilities and state agencies have implemented a federal pilot program that shares patient information over the Internet in order to improve patient care and track public health trends.
  • Only 10% of doctors using complete eHealth records systems, surveys find

    Posted January 18, 2011 - 9:06 am

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported preliminary data from two surveys conducted in 2009 and 2010 that show electronic health records are sill not being used by the vast majority of the country's physicians.
  • Hospital CIOs confused over e-health records rollout standards

    Posted June 30, 2010 - 2:49 pm

    Most top hospital CIOs fear they won't meet "meaningful use" standards for deploying e-health records and say the government has made its criteria too ambiguous, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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