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Ending debate on EMR effectiveness?
Jul 28, 2014
Health Data Miner
For at least the last decade, the health IT field has seen a scholarly back-and-forth on the effectiveness of electronic medical records. As soon as one study is published that finds technology has little impact on patient outcomes, another emerges that seems to show just the opposite.
Cerner sees record Q2 results
Jul 25, 2014Second quarter financial results were not a disappointment for EHR behemoth Cerner Corp., as officials announced Thursday afternoon a record "all time high" for Q2 results.
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UPMC lands grants for care, engagement
Jul 25, 2014
After landing 11 new grants, clinicians at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are gearing up for projects aimed at boosting care and engaging patients.
The grants, awarded by the Beckwith Institute, are intended to give clinicians and other staff chances to try out changes big and small to involve patients and raise the level of care.
Agfa HealthCare's ICIS: changing how one provider does medicine
Jul 21, 2014
The Brussels, Belgium-Based Edith Cavell Interregional Hospital Group (CHIREC) has embarked upon a plan to become fully digitized -- i.e., paperless -- across its six-site operation. But the process is not going to happen overnight.
HIMSS vMentors for Veterans Looking to Join the Field of Health ITJul 28, 2014
The word mentor is derived from Mentor, the name of a wise and trusted counselor in Greek mythology and a character in Homer’s The Odyssey. The word is typically used in correlation to teachers, coaches, peers and those that we … Continue reading
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