Medical Practice News & Updates

EMR, HIE data continue move to the cloud

EMR, HIE data continue move to the cloud

Retail industries have traditionally made better use of cloud-based services than health care, but that may be changing.

Read more …

Tagged under:

Google makes another grab for health data

Google makes another grab for health data

When patients input personal health information into fitness apps on their smartphones, few give much thought to what happens to that data.

Read more …

Tagged under:

Providers not yet comfortable with mobile platform, HIMSS survey suggests

Providers not yet comfortable with mobile platform, HIMSS survey suggests

The percentage of mobile technology users will continue to rise as more efficient devices and networks are constructed, but does the health care industry have what it takes to keep up with such fast-paced changes?

Read more …

Tagged under:

EMR certification program to undergo significant changes

EMR certification program to undergo significant changes

Though the process has not been entirely without its own struggles, the health care industry has adopted electronic medical record technology to a significant degree.

Read more …

Tagged under:

EMR system collaborates with health IT to battle MERS outbreak

EMR system collaborates with health IT to battle MERS outbreak

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have spent a large amount of time promoting electronic medical systems as a means of improving long-term quality of care.

Read more …

Tagged under:

More hospitals share EMR data, more patients want access

More hospitals share EMR data, more patients want access

When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services first began the meaningful use program, the agency's goal was to create a new paradigm of health care.

Read more …

Tagged under:

Online medical advice searches yield poor information, study suggests

Online medical advice searches yield poor information, study suggests

When the functionality of the Internet made it more convenient to order something online than to drive to the store and purchase it, consumers did not pay the shift much mind.

Read more …

Tagged under:

FBI says EHR data security threats not going anywhere

FBI says EHR data security threats not going anywhere

Electronic medical records have long been touted as the new force of health care reform in the U.S.

Read more …

Tagged under:

Physicians growing more comfortable with EHR systems, survey suggests

Physicians growing more comfortable with EHR systems, survey suggests

The health care industry could always count on the divisive nature of electronic medical record systems.

Read more …

Tagged under:

Population health management may be last step for EMR implementers

Population health management may be last step for EMR implementers

When approaching large scale health initiatives, it may be unwieldy to try to understand the dynamics of patient information without analytical help.

Read more …

Tagged under: