Integration works: A pilot project on EMR with Smart Systems for Health
- Electronic health records require commitment. Jesitus, John // Dermatology Times;Dec2005, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p76
The article cites a report according to which, transition by small medical practices from manual to electronic health records (EHRs) could turn out to be costly and time-consuming. From July 2004-May 2005, a team of researchers lead by Robert H. Miller studied 14 small-group or solo primary care...
- Entrepreneur calls for IT strategy. Yeats, Jodi // New Zealand Doctor;11/7/2007, p26
The article reports on the request of HealthLink chief executive Tom Bowden for a revision of the planning and finance of health IT projects in New Zealand. Bowden notes that the Health Information Strategy of the country is a list of activities in which the 12 action zones are vague and poorly...
- Using patient records from general practice for research. Mathers, Nigel; Perrin, Nicola; Watt, Graham // Informatics in Primary Care;2009, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p137
The authors discuss the importance of using electronic patients records for general practice of research. They stress that the use of electronic patient records ensures the confidentiality of the patient's condition. They state that it is critical for the personal information held within...
- The impact of a physician-directed health information technology system on diabetes outcomes in primary care: a pre- and postimplementation study. Hunt, Jacquelyn S.; Siemienczuk, Joseph; Gillanders, William; LeBlanc, Benjamin H.; Rozenfeld, Yelena; Bonin, Kerry; Pape, Ginger // Informatics in Primary Care;2009, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p165
Purpose To determine the impact of a physiciandirected, multifaceted health information technology (HIT) system on diabetes outcomes. Methods A pre/post-interventional study. Setting and participants The setting was Providence Primary Care Research Network in Oregon, with approximately 71...
- Financial performance of primary care physician practices prior to electronic health record implementation: ONLINE-ONLY APPENDIX. Fleming, Neil S.; Becker, Edmund R.; Culler, Steven; Dunlei Cheng; McCorkle, Russell; Ballard, David J. // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p2
Two charts are presented that list the financial performance of primary care physician practices before electronic health record implementation at the HealthTexas Provider Network from July 2002 to April 2006 and from 2003-2005.
- INFONET PROVIDES HIGH-SPEED NETWORK FOR INGENIERIA APLICADA. // Worldwide Telecom;Nov2002, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p4
Announces an application service provider contract between Infonet Services Corp. and Tecno Ingenieria Aplicada.
- Provider management strategies of abnormal test result alerts: a cognitive task analysis. Hysong, Sylvia J.; Sawhney, Mona K.; Wilson, Lindsay; Sittig, Dean F.; Espadas, Donna; Davis, Traber; Singh, Hardeep // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association;Jan2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p71
Objective Electronic medical records (EMAs) facilitate abnormal test result communication through "alert" notifications. The aim was to evaluate how primary care providers (PCPs) manage alerts related to critical diagnostic test results on their EMR screens, and compare alert-management...
- Realizing Technology's Benefits. Branz, Kay A. // Healthcare Executive;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p4
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by John Buell on electronic health records, one by Deborah Popely on the use of technology to improve quality of care, and one by Susan Birk on the move of the Alexian Brothers Hospital to redefine primary care.
- Negotiating ASP Agreements. Draughon, Richard Scott // Information Executive;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p7
Discusses issues that companies need to consider in negotiating outsourcing agreements with application service providers (ASP). Inclusion of the structured development process; Clarification of ownership definitions; Determination of the risk of budget overrun; Risk of maintaining data...