ISMA e-Reports, Jan. 7, 201 You may be missing opportunities that can help you improve patient care and reduce health care costs if you are not participating in a health information exchange (HIE). An HIE allows you to securely store and transmit data electronically to another physician office, hospital or lab using an electronic health [...]
The 17 model health IT communities that are testing certain interventions for specific conditions and populations will be able to document and share their results through the Beacon Evidence and Innovation Network.
Michael Fain, D.O., opened Indian Creek Family Health Center in Brookville a decade ago, and began using an electronic health record (EHR) system on day one. But when the opportunity came to recoup some of that investment, he didn’t hesitate.
Comment on “Electronic Health Records and Clinical Decision Support Systems” In this issue of the Archives, Romano and Stafford report on the effect of electronic health records (EHRs)—both with and without clinical decision support (CDS)—on physician adherence to evidence-based guidelines.
Bridging the Gap: Electronic health information exchanges could eliminate the silos of information and improve care
December 17, 2010 By Kenneth Adler, MD, Rick Harper, PhD, Robert Hoyt, MD A patient shows up at the emergency room unconscious and unable to give a history. Another patient arrives at his primary care physician’s office 3 days after an emergency room visit, and the primary doctor has received no information. A specialist sees [...]
With federal funds, the state’s two Regional Extension Centers (RECs) can help you adopt or improve an Electronic Health Records system. The
May 18, 2010 Axolotl Provides Complete Interoperability, Community-Wide Virtual Health Record and EMR for the Centegra Physician Network San Jose, CA May 18, 2010 – Centegra Health System, the region’s leading healthcare provider serving the areas of McHenry and Woodstock, Illinois, and Axolotl Corp., the nationwide leader in health information exchange services and solutions, today [...]
Federal agencies have awarded three “buckets of money” to help you and Indiana advance technologically Health information technology (HIT) holds promise to better coordinate patient care, reduce costs, improve quality – and daily life for physician practices. That’s the idea behind development of a variety of federal HIT grants under the American Recovery and Reinvestment [...]
The AMA has provided these answers to basic questions about the health information technology (HIT) incentives available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act or stimulus bill.* Keep reading ISMA Reports for details about qualifying for this federal funding.