THE CONCEPT OF the Internet of Things, or IoT, is spreading its wings wider and stronger in the current IT scenario, and is gradually taking part in every facet of our lives. Look at the way the healthcare industry wants to be connected with each and every thing associated with it.
The digitisation of medical records in the United States has brought benefits, but not everyone is content with how they have been implemented.
An AI-enhanced system enables doctors to spend less time searching for clinical information and more time treating patients.
In this era of instant data flow, many service industries have adopted technologies that allow for seamless information exchange. However, such has not been the case for the healthcare sector.
Research as shown again and again that improved communication between physicians is critical to reducing medical errors.
Hospitals and doctors have identified digital tools that can assist patients in dealing with ailments such as diabetes, heart disease and lung disease. The early results are promising.
It’s a brave new world for mobile apps in healthcare, with new possibilities emerging every day in areas such as patient empowerment and practice portability. Yet, according to Michael Nusbaum, MD, founder of mobile application MedXCom, one of the most beneficial aspects of mobile applications could very well be better communication between doctor and patient.
Why American medicine still runs on fax machines.
The federal government funneled billions in subsidies to software vendors and some overstated or deceived the government about what their products could do, according to whistleblowers.
So, in spite of the wonderful face of electronic information, there is a glaring gap causing me to regress to the 1980s. I need to fax, spend hours on auto-attendant hold and write out paper forms. Haven't I spent thousands of dollars to create an efficient electronic office? Apparently not.
Adoption of certified EHR systems was seen as a potential antidote. By digitizing patient records and adding billing workflows around them, the efficiencies would drive down processing costs, it was theorized.
Storing and retrieving your health and medical information couldn't be easier. And you can carry it with you anywhere you go. Here's our picks for the EHR that may work for you!
Although EHRs have largely replaced paper records and brought some efficiencies to the process of delivering health care, there are some important problems that call into question some of the assumptions made by their architects.
This article discusses how EHRs should be transformed so they become an indispensable tool in keeping individual patients and patient populations healthy.
But today, as doctors and hospitals struggle to make new records systems work, the clear winners are big companies like Allscripts that lobbied for that legislation and pushed aside smaller competitors.
Apple's Health Record app allows patients to pull in their healthcare info from multiple providers onto a single record they can share with clinicians, regardless of where they work. Here's how that's working for two hospitals.
The partnership and its results will not solve all our health care problems. But they could really shake things up. And that is what the U.S. health system needs.
The tech company’s deal with Ascension is part of a push to use artificial intelligence to aid health services.
The Australian government has spent $1.97bn since the system was introduced as the e-health record in 2009
Epic Systems founder Judy Faulkner built an empire pioneering—and later dominating—electronic medical records. For decades, she's kept them walled off from competitors, but now the pandemic is fueling a digital health care race that might finally topple her from the throne.
Americans waste time and money filling out paperwork and repeating tests in the doctor’s office. A small Baltic nation has found a better way.
For most people, the pager represents a sad, humorous relic of the past—a reminder of the primitive time before cellphones, Google, and the Twitterverse. But for doctors like me, pagers are still an important part of everyday life. It’s estimated that about 85 percent of hospitals still rely on pagers for communication, and during a recent episode of post-call delirium, I wondered why.
Big tech companies want to share data about you with your doctors.
EHR, EMR, PHR… it can be a lot of records to keep straight. These terms are also often interchanged by different providers within digital health. This can be frustrating for patients — when what you thought was your EHR is now promoted as your PHR.
Proponents of electronic health records expected a seamless system so patients could share computerized medical histories in a flash with doctors and hospitals anywhere in the United States. That has yet to materialize, largely because officials allowed hundreds of competing firms to sell medical-records software unable to exchange information among one another.
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Allscripts is the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare. Across the country, thousands of health organizations ranging from solo doctor's offices to large academic physician groups and hospitals embrace Allscripts for our proven ability to optimize financial and clinical outcomes.
Together we will advance how health happens by providing secure and reliable solutions that deliver better health insights and people-centric experiences.
Founded in a basement in 1979 with 1½ employees, Epic develops software to help people get well, help people stay well, and help future generations be healthier.
We started eVisit with a big dream – to fundamentally simplify healthcare. How are we doing this? We’re creating physician-first tools that improve healthcare delivery for providers and patients by bridging the gap between technology and healthcare.
Harnessing the power of real-world data to accelerate cancer research and improve treatment options.
MEDITECH develops EHRs to simplify and enhance clinicians' interactions with patients. We make technologies that encourage human connection, instead of getting in the way.
Medusa’s secure, managed services allow EMS organizations to concentrate on their core competencies and leave the “back-end” information technology (IT) to our professional team.
Picis is a global provider of innovative information solutions that enable rapid and sustained delivery of clinical, financial and operational results in the acute care areas of the hospital the emergency department (ED), operating rooms (ORs), post-anesthesia care units (PACUs) and intensive care units (ICUs).
We work with you to make integration easier so you can focus on what’s most important. Our products can be used alone, or together and all can be integrated into your existing systems.
Our goal is simple – deliver outcome-focused solutions that align with the clinical needs of patients and providers and affect positive change in healthcare.
Boost collaboration in the hospital and beyond with a clinical communication platform that lets medical professionals work together at light speed.