Electronic Health Records
The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a longitudinal electronic record of patient health information generated by one or more encounters in any care delivery setting. Included in this information are patient demographics, progress notes, problems, medications, vital signs, past medical history, immunizations, laboratory data and radiology reports. The EHR automates and streamlines the clinician's workflow. The EHR has the ability to generate a complete record of a clinical patient encounter - as well as supporting other care-related activities directly or indirectly via interface - including evidence-based decision support, quality management, and outcomes reporting.
In this section you will find many resources that contribute to the ability for healthcare organizations to realize a longitudinal electronic record that spans across the continuum of healthcare.
Stark and Anti Kickback Act
HL7, IHE and the Health Story Project Encourage HL7 Ballot Participation: Proposed Standards to Support Meaningful Use of EHR Systems
08/06/14 - Center for Patient and Family-Centered Care
HIMSS and the National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) have merged to ...
08/25/14 - mHealth
Mobile Health is the globally-focused initiative of HIMSS advancing ...
07/10/14 - Meaningful Use OneSource
Meaningful Use OneSource assists eligible healthcare providers and ...
08/01/14 - Health IT Public Policy
HIMSS seeks to educate and inform Congress, federal agencies, state ...
06/16/14 - 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey
View results from the 2014 HIMSS Analytics Cloud Survey.
- 08/06/14 - Center for Patient and Family-Centered Care
Modern EMR as a Service: Scalable and Cost-EffectiveVirtual Event
Inspired EHRs: Designing for CliniciansVirtual Event
Too Much, Too Little: Getting the Right Medication Alerts NowVirtual Event