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- EHR Meaningful Use Stage 2 Criteria Signals Achievable Maturing of Care Coordination. Barnes, Justin // Healthdatamanagement.com;2/24/2012, p1
The article presents a preview of the Centre for Medicare and Medical Services ( CMS) rules on meaningful use of the electronic health records (EHR) in its Stage 2 level proposals which includes a matured care regulation, patient engagement and electronic transfer of care summaries.
- An Analysis of the Obstacles to a Full Adoption of Electronic Medical Records. Burrowes, Ashley // Journal of Government Financial Management;Winter2014, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p24
Paper-based medical records can only be in one place at a time; couple this with pending information to file and the degree of completeness may be unsatisfactory. This article addresses how these and issues, such as legibility, space limitations and lack of maintenance can be improved with...
- Monitoring Coumadin therapy. Catania, Una-Marie; Wolfe, Suzanne // RN;Feb94, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p29
Discusses the use of the anticoagulant warfarin (Coumadin, Panwarfin, Sofarin) to prevent life-threatening blood clots in at-risk patients. Varied response to the drug; Determination of appropriate dosages; Identification of adverse effects; Encouragement of continued patient compliance;...
- Exchange keeps state ahead of the pack. Armbrister, Molly // Northern Colorado Business Report;11/1/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p4
The article informs that Colorado as of November 2013 is making faster progress than the rest of the states in the U.S. in terms of implementing electronic health records, according to the Colorado Regional Health Information Exchange.
- Patient systems often redo manual process. Mathys, Gerald R. // Health Management Technology;Mar1995, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p13
Focuses on developments in patient-care information system. Inconsistency of impact of applications sold to healthcare institutions; Automation problems of health-care systems; Result of Dorenfest 3000+ Database; Duplication of unused functionality with manual systems; Bed and census control;...
- A Low-cost Reader for Automatically Collecting Vital Signs in Hospitals. Chen, Kuo-Yi; Chen, Fuh-Gwo; Hou, Ting-Wei // Journal of Medical Systems;Aug2012, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p2599
No abstract available.
- INFORMATION SYSTEMS. Montague, Jim; Pitman, Hilarie // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;7/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 14, p16
Reports on a survey showing that majority of medical group practices are planning to set up electronic medical records systems. Comparison of plans between large and small practices; Paper-based documents; Pen-based computer data entry systems.
- Do computerized patient records risk invading patient privacy more than paper records? Gilbert, Francoise; Frawley, Kathleen A. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;11/5/93, Vol. 67 Issue 21, p8
Presents the pros and cons of the computerization of medical records. Confidentiality issue; Access to information; Adaptation to the needs of users; Concerns of records being altered; Responsibilities of users; Lack of federal legislation to address inappropriate use of health information.
- CDC: 44 PERCENT OF PRACTICES USE EHRS. // Medical Economics;2/19/2010, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p17
The article reports on the results of the survey of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) on the percentage of physicians who use the electronic health record (EHR) systems in their practices in the U.S.