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Setback For Sutter After $1B EHR Crashes

Erin McCann | Healthcare IT News | August 28, 2013

The nearly $1 billion electronic health record system at Sutter Health in Northern California crashed early this week, leaving nurses and clinical staff unable to access any patient information for a full day. Read More »

SMART On The Agenda At AMIA 2012

Staff Writer | SMART Platforms | November 3, 2012

The AMIA 2012 Annual Symposium begins today in Chicago, where it is currently “Informatics Week” as declared by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Read More »

Starting An ACO With '24 Different EMRs'

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | March 4, 2014

One CIO offers perspective on making nearly two-dozen different systems talk with each other Read More »

Summary Of “ITdotHealth II” – The 2012 Harvard Health IT Meeting

Staff Writer | SMART Platforms | September 14, 2012

The following is an overview of the conference, held September 10-11, 2012. In several weeks, we will post a complete executive summary, as well as videos and slide presentations from the event. Read More »

Sure Strategies for Improving Health and Education: 2020 and Beyond

Our paths cross as we enter a new decade and consider the next ten years can lead to marked improvements in healthcare delivery - something sorely needed but doable. To that end, we've identified three key developments that can and should be implemented. These are not the only needed improvements and avenues to be pursued; that would take a book or a longer article. So, we've focused on what are, for us, three of the most innovative possibilities. One added word: some of the three innovations or aspects of them may strike readers as fanciful or imaginary or over-the-proverbial-top. But, the speed with which technology is changing, the pressing need for solutions and our capacities to consider new paradigms for solving old problems are converging.

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The 'Post EHR' Era

John Halamka | Healthcare IT News | February 12, 2013

At BIDMC, we've already achieved 100% EHR adoption and 90% Meaningful Use attestation among our clinician community. Now that the foundation is laid, I believe our next body of work is to craft the technology and workflow solutions which will be hallmarks of the "post EHR" era. Read More »

The 128-Byte Data Field That Could Save Lives And Billions Of Dollars

Dan Munro | Forbes | March 25, 2013

I can easily think of 5 articles that highlight the extraordinary waste and cost of the U.S. healthcare system. [...] The PwC report concluded that about $1.2 trillion was wasted – each year. Here’s how PwC further categorized that waste... Read More »

The Case For Improving Health Data Liquidity

Kristine Martin Anderson | Government Health IT | September 17, 2012

While some disagree on the right approach to transform our healthcare system, most will agree that patients must remain at the core. In order to deliver on the promise of more affordable, convenient care, healthcare decision makers should look at every decision with the patient at the center. Read More »

The Challenges For Medical Device Interoperability

Ken Herold | News Electronics | October 23, 2012

Hospitals have complicated and connected technology ecosystems. Few places have such a diverse array of machines, skills and information, all attempting to coexist in a stressful decision making environment. Each department has an array of devices and a staff with highly specialised skills. Read More »

The Cures

Jasmina Tesanovic | Huffington Post | October 4, 2012

Salvatore Iaconesi is my friend and sometime collaborator, a Roman hacker engineer and artist. Recently he went out public with the private crisis of his brain cancer. He hacked the illegible format of the hospital documents and put the scans online. He then invited the online community to help him in finding a cure (La Cura). I applauded his bravery.

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The Importance of High Quality Data for Artificial Intelligence Reliability

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic right now in medical practice. Though there are many reasons why AI solutions have become so popular, one of the biggest reasons is that AI has the potential to reduce clinical burnout and fatigue by improving Clinical Decision Support in electronic health record (EHR) systems. To understand how this can be achieved, we must first understand what AI is and how it works...For Healthcare, AI and Machine Learning algorithms must rely on copious amounts of granular, high-quality data.

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The Open Medicine Institute: Big Plans And A Sense Of Urgency

Sasha | Phoenix Rising | July 1, 2013

Imagine that you’ve just been put in charge of the world’s ME/CFS research – yes, you – and you’ve got to decide what research you want. Come on, hurry up! Read More »

The Power Of The Blue Button

Peter Levin and Lygeia Ricciardi | Health IT Buzz | October 1, 2012

In August 2010, just 25 months ago,  President Obama announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was going to make Veterans’ personal health records available to them online with something called the “Blue Button.” Read More »

The Year In HIE: Public, Private Sectors Prodded To Interoperability

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | December 23, 2013

From the start, 2013 brought some the most scrutiny ever devoted to the issue of interoperability, inside the world of healthcare and broadly in the public. Read More »

Think!EHR Platform Showcased at Hospitalar, One of the Largest Medical and Hospital Exhibitions in South America

Press Release | Marand | May 16, 2016

Marand will be showcasing its leading Think!EHR PlatformTM at the Booth Rua K / 98. Meet us there to find out how our “Integrate. Open. Innovate.” approach is being used to build truly postmodern EHRs in South America, too...With Think!EHR PlatformTM, our clients are capable of creating postmodern EHRs—modular clinical information systems which are open and agile, where they’re free to introduce, renew or replace any apps they might require to support their clinical needs, be it on premise or in the cloud, while at the same time integrating all devices, and connecting patients and doctors in ways unobstructed by rigid and costly architectures of monolithic, closed EHR systems.

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