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CMS Backlog Shortchanges Doctors on E-prescribing Exemptions

Charles Fiegl | American Medical News | April 9, 2012

Some physicians are reporting that the Medicare payments they’ve received for their services in 2012 are being reduced for a failure to prescribe enough electronically in 2011, even though the doctors filed waiver requests seeking special hardship exemptions. Read More »

DirectTrust Delivers Interoperable Messaging To Healthcare

Alison Diana | Information Week | November 24, 2014

The nonprofit industry alliance DirectTrust hopes its voluntary accreditation and audit program, digital certificates, and relationship with the federal government will encourage more health information service providers (HISPs) to join its expanding program...

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Docs 'Stressed And Unhappy' About EHRs

Mike Miliard | HealthcareITNews | October 9, 2013

While physicians recognize the benefits of electronic health records, they also complain that many systems deployed nowadays are cumbersome to use and often act as obstacles to quality care, according to a new report from RAND Corporation. Read More »

E-Prescribing Growth To Pop As Penalties Approach

Michelle McNickle | InformationWeek | January 14, 2013

E-prescription adoption will grow in 2013, but challenges persist in connectivity, funding and state regulations, says Black Book study.
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Green Light For £260 Million Technology Fund To Make The NHS Safer

Staff Writer | NHS England | May 22, 2013

Doctors and nurses are to get better information about patients so people get safer care thanks to a new £260 million NHS technology fund, announced by NHS England today. Read More »

Health IT Data and Studies

Staff | HealthIT.Gov | January 1, 2012

Authors from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published a review in the March issue of Health Affairs focusing on the effects of health information technology (health IT). The study found predominantly positive effects on key aspects of care including quality and efficiency. In addition, providers outside of large integrated care networks, the original innovators in health IT, are beginning to implement, evaluate, and achieve benefits from similar systems.

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Participants at Arab Health 2016 Show the Way for Health IT

Arab Health is the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East, and arguably the second largest one in the world. It took place from January 25 to 28 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). This conference attracted about 150,000 visitors from a region half a billion people call home: this covers Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco and a lot of other countries. Why all these people attend Arab Health? Let me give you a couple of examples... Read More »

The Growing OpenEMR Business Community

The OpenEMR community has been very active over this past year.  This 'open source' electronic medical record (EMR) system continues to be enhanced by developers around the globe, the number of healthcare providers that have installed and begun using the system (over 15,000 sites world-wide) continues to grow, and a fairly robust business community of companies offering services and support is now in place. Read More »

World's First Mobile App For Complete Family Health Care Premieres In Austin

Press Release | Medici | October 17, 2016

Medici, an Austin-based company with leadership from Johns Hopkins, Amazon, eBay, McKinsey, KPMG and others officially launches its health care service. Medici allows patients to securely text with their own doctor, vet, therapist and more through a HIPAA-compliant app. Offered first this week in Austin, Medici plans to extend the service to all of Texas this month and then release it nationally. Medici is safer and more compliant with the laws of states like Texas that have wrestled with services offering treatment with no established doctor-patient relationship, says Medici Founder and CEO Clinton Phillips...

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ZH Healthcare OpenEMR Announces New e-Prescription Subscription And Implementation Services For OpenEMR

Press Release | ZH Healthcare | March 28, 2013

ZH Healthcare OpenEMR e-Prescription Service Provides Patient Safety, Practice Efficiency, and Helps Meet Meaningful Use Core Requirement. Read More »