An ASH presenter describes how better health IT and better institutional practices are necessary to leverage EHRs for quality of care.
Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)
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Creating a national data policy framework for empowered consumer choices.
A nationwide interoperability roadmap released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in January outlines a set of critical actions healthcare players need to take between now and 2024 to get to a fax machine-free future.
Mobile device health apps have the potential to transform healthcare, but their exploding use is also giving rise to new concerns about privacy and security.
Of all the information technology available to hospitals and practices, the patient portal can be especially challenging.
Just 13 health information exchanges (HIEs) out of an available 100 have been evaluated by examining usage information, making it hard to draw conclusions about their impact.
The 2014 deadline for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) has been extended to December 31 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).