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Continuity Of Care: 4 Benefits Of The DoD And VA's Integrated EHR

Benjamin Harris | Healthcare IT News | November 9, 2012

Caring for the nation's service members has never been easy. Providing world-class medical attention for the men and women of the Armed Forces from the front lines to the hospitals and clinics of the Veterans Administration (VA) is a daunting task that entails massive logistical and data hurdles. Read More »

Enhancing Patient Safety And Quality Of Care By Improving The Usability Of Electronic Health Record Systems: Recommendations From AMIA

Blackford Middleton, Meryl Bloomrosen, Mark A Dente, et. al. | JAMIA | January 25, 2013

In response to mounting evidence that use of electronic medical record systems may cause unintended consequences, and even patient harm, the AMIA Board of Directors convened a Task Force on Usability to examine evidence from the literature and make recommendations. This task force was composed of representatives from both academic settings and vendors of electronic health record (EHR) systems. Read More »

GAO Makes Appointments to Health Information Technology Advisory Committee

Press Release | Government Accountability Office (GAO) | August 3, 2017

Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), today announced 15 appointments to the new Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee. It is extremely valuable to have a range of perspectives and expertise in helping the government address challenges related to health information technology, “It is extremely valuable to have a range of perspectives and expertise in helping the government address challenges related to health information technology,” Dodaro said...

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How are Clinical Decision Support Artifacts Tested Today?

In October 2018 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Request for Information (RFI) for a Natural Test Collaborative (NTC). Through a series of questions, the RFI seeks opinions and information about "The development of a national testbed (notionally called the National Test Collaborative (NTC)) for real-world testing of health information technology (IT)" and "Approaches for creating a sustainable infrastructure" to achieve it. The scope of this RFI is daunting. It might be useful, rather than to try to tackle this whole topic broadly but superficially, to take just one Clinical Decision Support (CDS) domain and show as completely as possible how testing is currently done.

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Innovative App First Step On Way To Virtual Glaucoma Clinics

Press Release | Moorfields Eye Hospital | April 18, 2013

“Virtual clinics are a way of improving living with glaucoma by reducing the patient′s need for regular travel” - Moorfields Eye Hospital has worked with core tech partners to develop a prototype it says could revolutionise the treatment of one of the most common eye diseases Read More »

Publication Liberation

Connor Emdin | The Varsity | August 25, 2012

Making academic publications freely available to researchers and curious students should be standard practice... Read More »

Top 4 Care-Transition Benefits Of DoD, VA Joint iEHR

Benjamin Harris | Government Health IT | November 13, 2012

Caring for the nation's service members has never been easy. Providing world-class medical attention for the men and women of the Armed Forces from the front lines to the hospitals and clinics of the Veterans Administration (VA) is a daunting task that entails massive logistical and data hurdles. Read More »