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'Huge Growth Potential For Open Source Hospital Information System'

Gijs Hillenius | European Commission Joinup | April 26, 2013

GNU Health, an free software hospital information system, medical record system and health information system, is rapidly becoming popular in hospitals around the world, says one of its developers, Sebastian Marro. "This project has the potential to grow really large." Read More »

2D Barcodes Can Save Money And Streamline EHR Implementation

Katie Wike | Healthcare Technology Online | August 13, 2013

The use of 2D barcodes for vaccines improves the accuracy of medical records and transfers patient information directly into an EHR system; providing healthcare savings is the next step Read More »

5 Questions With Stephen Mickelsen, Mobile Application Architect For Humetrix iBlueButton

Chad Johnson | HL7Standards.com | September 9, 2013

[...] While not often considered a hot topic at the C-suite level, the government has taken some very interesting steps to encourage patients to become willing participants in their care, be it through ACO preventative care measures or healthcare standards. Read More »

A New Meaning for Connected Health at 2016 Symposium (Part 3)

Andy Oram | EMR & HIPPA | October 7, 2016

The previous section of this article paused during a discussion of the accuracy and uses of devices. At a panel on patient generated data, a speaker said that one factor holding back the use of patient data was the lack of sophistication in EHRs. They must be enhanced to preserve the provenance of data: whether it came from a device or from a manual record by the patient, and whether the device was consumer-grade or a well-tested medical device. Doctors invest different levels of trust in different methods of collecting data: devices can provide more objective information than other ways of asking patients for data. A participant in the panel also pointed out that devices are more reliable in the lab than under real-world conditions. Consumers must be educated about the proper use of devices, such as whether to sit down and how to hold their arms when taking their blood pressure...

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Alaska Native Firm Played Role In Failed Medical Review Board Software Project

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | December 19, 2012

Work on a botched program to develop software for the Defense Medical Examination Review Board was performed by an Alaska native company, said Steven Davis, a spokesman for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. Read More »

Alliance Member Humetrix Testifies at House Small Business Subcommittee Hearing

Press Release | Application Developers Alliance | June 27, 2013

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Allscripts Sues Epic and New York City’s Public Hospital System

Anemona Hartocollis | New York Times | October 9, 2012

One of the country’s largest providers of electronic medical records has lodged a complaint against New York City’s public hospital system for awarding a $303 million contract to a rival. Read More »

As Health Records Go Digital, Where They End Up Might Surprise You

Jordan Robertson | Bloomberg | June 5, 2012

Two years ago, Latanya Sweeney created a graphic on the widespread sharing of medical files that shocked lawmakers, technologists and doctors.  Sweeney, who founded the Data Privacy Lab at Harvard University, produced a “health data map” that looks like a windshield cracked by a few big rocks...

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Congress Looks To Set Firm VA-DoD EHR Integration Timeline

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | July 23, 2013

A bill introduced in Congress late last month would set a firm timeline for the EHR integration efforts of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense... Read More »

Consumer Guide Promotes Personal Health Records

Ken Terry | InformationWeek | September 17, 2012

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has issued a guide to help consumers understand how they can access their medical records and what they can do with them. Read More »

CORAnet Solutions CEO to Address OSEHRA Open Source Summit on the Need for Personal Health Information Exchanges

Press Release | CORAnet | July 27, 2015

Cora Alisuag, the CEO of CORAnet Solutions, Inc. will speak on the importance of Mobile Personal Health Information Exchange (PHIE) technologies in providing patients and their caregivers with the critical information needed for their personal care and wellness during the 2015 OSEHRA Open Source Summit taking place in Bethesda, MD July 29 to 31st. Alisuag has been one of the key visionaries who proposed the idea of patients and their family members being able to obtain their personal health records. This concept was embraced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) under the name of the Blue Button initiative.

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Crowd-Sourcing A Cure For Cancer Through The Internet

Jane Wakefield | BBC | October 15, 2012

It is only natural that someone with a cancer diagnosis would turn to the web for help, even though the results are likely to terrify and reassure in equal measure. But on getting his diagnosis, Italian robotic engineer and open-source artist Salvatore Iaconesi took things one step further. Read More »

DEA: Medical Records Sent To Pharmacies Have No Protected Privacy

Kristen Butler | United Press International (UPI) | September 24, 2013

In response to a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Drug Enforcement Administration argues that the "third-party doctrine" revokes privacy protections from citizens' prescription medical records. Read More »

Defense-VA Medical Records Scanning System Not Ready For Prime Time

Bob Brewin | Nextgov | April 18, 2013

The Defense Department plans to deploy by Dec. 31 a bulk scanning system to turn paper medical records into electronic files for transfer to the Veterans Affairs Department, but the system remains “far from ready for prime time,” knowledgeable sources told Nextgov. Read More »

Digital Records And Remote Monitoring Key To Digital Healthcare

Staff Writer | TheInformationDaily.com | August 21, 2013

By offering digital healthcare services that allow patients to update and access their medical records and remotely monitor their treatment, the NHS could offer more efficient health services. Read More »