The number of electronic health record purchasers who want to replace their existing software increased by more than 59% between the first quarter of 2014 and Q1 2015, according to a new report by Software Advice, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 6/1
The Department of Veterans Affairs will soon launch a new electronic health record system interface that is designed to share data with the Department of Defense's EHR system, increasing interoperability between the agencies, FCW reports.
Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: What Can Providers and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Do To Improve the Electronic Health Record User Experience?
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During a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Wednesday, senators and stakeholders discussed issues regarding Stage 3 of the meaningful use program, barriers to interoperability and patients' access to data, FierceHealthIT reports.
The majority of hospitals throughout the U.S. have some kind of social media presence.
Today, at least 1,576 hospitals use social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, FourSquare and blogs, according to the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network's Health Care Social Media List, which tracks hospital social media presence by state and platform.
The ONC Certified Health IT Product List (CHPL) was recently updated to version 4.0. The new release includes a completely refined user interface. You will find improved search functions, better filtering options and new product selection processes. The new site can be accessed via http://healthit.gov/chpl.