To protect Americans from potential medical errors associated with the use of information technology in patient care, a new report […]
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Diabetics treated by doctors who use electronic medical records have better quality of care regardless of what type of insurance they have than those whose practitioners use paper records, a study showed.
Researchers may have discovered one reason that African Americans are at increased risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.
Health-care providers of all stripes face a host of technology challenges in the new year. Indeed, “the tea leaves are not settled at the bottom of the cup yet, but [providers] are already expected to budget for 2009, 2010 and beyond,” said Bob Booz, managing vice president for Gartner Research, at a kick-off town hall at Everything Channel’s Healthcare Summit in San Diego.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched US$ 400 million program under which patients in rural areas would be able to tap the nation’s top doctors over the Internet.
[This article was published in the June 2007 issue of the eHEALTH Magazine (https://www.ehealthonline.org)]
The terms e-Health and health information technology (HIT) are used somewhat interchangeably in the United States.
[This article was published in the May 2007 issue of the eHEALTH Magazine (https://www.ehealthonline.org)]
The trend of providing integrated healthcare systems seems to be increasing in the developed countries as healthcare providers are realizing the multifarious advantages of it.
[This article was published in the January 1900 issue of the eHEALTH Magazine (https://www.ehealthonline.org)]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced recently that the Department will participate in an international effort to promote the rapid adoption of standard clinical terminology, for promoting the worldwide development of electronic health records.