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Sen. Schumer Stumps For Two Military Health IT Bills

Staff Writer | iHealthBeat | November 13, 2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is pushing for the passage of two bills (S 1296; S 928) that would require the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to develop an interoperable electronic health record system for military service members and hold VA accountable for reducing its backlog of outstanding disability claims [...]. Read More »

Survey Finds Docs Struggling To Meet MU

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | June 4, 2013

As of early 2012, only about 10 percent of U.S. physicians were meeting meaningful use standards with their digital health record systems, according to a survey in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Read More »

Systems Need To Be Simplified To Maximise Anaesthetics Efficiency

Staff Writer | The Information Daily | August 22, 2013

The way data is handled by healthcare services needs to simplified in order to efficiently utilise new technologies. One way to do this is by introducing greater collaboration between software developers and users. Read More »

VA Has Converted Over 30 Percent Of Disability Claims Into Digital Files

Press Release | Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) | July 18, 2013

165 Million Pages Have Been Scanned and Uploaded to Help Transform Paper-Based Claims Process to Digital Environment Read More »

Veterans Administration: Delay, Deny, Wait ’Til I Die

Tim Forkes | Baltimore Post-Examiner | July 25, 2013

If you’re a veteran, especially an Iraq and Afghan war vet, you know exactly what that headline means. The backlog at the Veterans Administration rarely makes the news, nor does this startling fact: 22 veterans commit suicide every day. [...] Read More »

What To Do (And What Not To Do) When Your $1B System-Wide EHR Fails

Erin McCann | Healthcare IT News | September 10, 2013

The 24-hospital Sutter Health system in Northern California was the talk of the town late August after a software glitch rendered its $1 billion Epic electronic health record system inaccessible to nurses and clinical staff throughout all Sutter locations. Read More »