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Developing health IT? Involve physicians from the start

Transitioning to electronic health records (EHR) was a gigantic step toward a more digitized health care workflow, but, even in the age of marvels …

Digital Health

DeSalvo: Health IT needs to 'get real'

It took the disaster of Hurricane Katrina to get Louisiana’s doctors to open their minds to new medical technologies, and if health IT is going to win support nationwide, it’ll have to “get real for people,” the Obama administration’s top health IT official argued Tuesday.<p>“It has to become tangible …

Report: W.H., data and discrimination

President Barack Obama’s big data review will reveal White House thinking on how private-sector data on millions of Americans could be used to discriminate against vulnerable consumers, The Associated Press reported Saturday.<p>The ways consumers can be disadvantaged by companies that hold loads of …

DOD seeks to redo eHealth records

The Pentagon is readying an $11 billion contract to overhaul its electronic health records system, the biggest federal IT job since last fall’s HealthCare.gov debacle and one that will test the administration’s procurement finesse.<p>DOD will issue a final request for proposals late this summer for …

IBM's Watson Health Gets a Prestigious New Leader

IBM named Kyu Rhee as the new Chief Health Officer for its Watson Health Unit, <i>Fortune</i> has learned. Rhee, who has both an MD and a masters degree in …

Experts: Health records hack coming

The health world is flirting with disaster, say the experts who monitor crime in cyberspace. A hack that exposes the medical and financial records of tens of thousands of patients is coming, they say — it’s only a matter of when.<p>As health data become increasingly digital and the use of electronic …

Can design help digital health records startup ElationEMR get an edge?

In case you haven’t noticed, electronic medical records are a big deal in the health world. Over the past few years, thanks to government …

A Glimpse into the Future of the EMR and How Unbundling May Cause its Demise: [INFOGRAPHIC]

The EMR is alive and well in healthcare today, (although most doctors and staff are not happy using the EMR in its current form).<p>Trying to do it …

5 EHR startups with innovative approaches to health records

Since the passing of the HITECH Act in 2009, the American healthcare industry has witnessed an explosion in the number of health IT startups. Many of …

Can clinical & personal health data get along? Datu is working on it, starting at St. Joseph Health

In all of the chatter around sensors, healthcare big data and patient engagement lately, there seems to be a general agreement that healthcare data …

Signing an EMR contract? Avoid these 5 gotchas

Electronic medical records (EMRs) can be a risky investment under the best of circumstances. After all, no matter how well you investigate an EMR, …

Switching Out EMRs For Broad-Based HIT Platforms

I’ve always enjoyed reading HISTalk, and today was no exception. This time, I came across a piece by a vendor-affiliated physician arguing that it’s …

UCLA Health reduced transfusions by 20% with clinical decision support, all-electronic bar code scanning

The system moved away from a hybrid approach including paper and electronic barcode scanning and sees it as a boon to patient safety.

Building The Value-Based Health Care System Of The Future Depends On Meeting Clinicians’ Data Needs

Data is the lifeblood of the value-based payment environment. Every time a doctor takes care of a patient, we have an opportunity to use information …

Bringing Moore's Law to US healthcare - huge IT opportunities

US healthcare and the accompanying insurance are like the weather: everyone in the US loves to complain about them, but no one ever does anything …

Digital Health

As EHRs frustrate and patient portals go unused, tips for creating 'delightful' technology

Lorraine Chapman, senior director of healthcare at Macadamian, a UX design and development firm, said here at HIMSS17 that "healthcare is late to the …

Meaningful Use Reporting Period Changed to 90 Days and Other Proposed Changes

Posted on April 10, 2015 I Written By <b>John Lynn</b><p>John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs …

Drchrono is Bringing Electronic Health Records to the Apple Watch

It was not very long ago that the idea of digitizing a patient’s long and complex medical history—which involves throwing together a hodge-podge of different kinds of data—seemed like a pipe dream.<p>But just five years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, not only are health records digital, …

Apple Watch

A new way to make EHR notes

Greg Shorr, MD, has some issues with electronic health record user experience.<p>Generally, he's not a fan of how little they've evolved in recent …

Health Care Technology

Massachusetts Department of Public Health to revamp medical marijuana dispensary process

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the Commonwealth’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program in a Wednesday press …

Cannabis

Infographic: 6 Shocking Facts About Your Medical Records

Do you really know what happens to your medical records? The following infographic created by Hello Doctor illustrates six staggering facts about …

Heal Wants To Make Seeing A Doctor As Easy As Calling An Uber

The success of apps like Heal could foreshadow the mass upskilling of the on-demand workforce.<p>Starting today, Heal is attempting to change the way San Franciscans think about primary health care. Launched in Los Angeles in February, the on-demand health care company could help parents with feverish …

95 Theses for a New Health Ecosystem

<i>Health and healthcare will reach its full potential with new incentives and the democratization of health information.</i><p><i>Initial Draft by</i> <i>Dave Chase</i> <i>and</i></i> …

Smart bandages which tell doctor how wound is healing to begin trials

Smart bandages which can detect how well a wound is healing and send a progress report to the doctor will be trialled within the next year, scientists have said.<p>The dressings are fitted with tiny sensors which can pick up blood clotting, or spot infections, and wirelessly send data back to a …

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Nordic Bioscience inks deal for fibrosis biomarker technology

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY) and Nordic Bioscience, a Danish company specializing in biomarker technologies, announce a collaboration agreement to …

Researches have developed new 'smart eyeglasses' with liquid-based lenses

Scientists have developed 'smart glasses' with liquid-based lenses that flex to refocus on whatever the wearer is viewing. The glasses, developed by …

At Intel, A Retirement Perk That Can Kick Off A New Career As A Paid Fellow

Not everyone who reaches so-called retirement age is ready to retire. But they may be ready for a change. That's one of the reasons that the tech giant Intel pays longtime employees a stipend while they try out new careers at nonprofit organizations.<p>One of those employees is 61-year-old Gail …

Health Care

Abbott faces more fallout over patients implanted with faulty St. Jude device

Seven people were implanted with St. Jude Medical defibrillators after the devices were recalled from the market, but neither regulators nor the …

FDA

Mastermind of $56 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme and Doctor Plead Guilty

The organizer of a $56 million Medicare fraud conspiracy and an accomplice physician pleaded guilty today in federal court in Louisiana to health …