TITLE

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: the great enabler?

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;Nov2008 MD Lounge, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health record (EHR) system in Dalhousie University Medical School in Canada. It states that EMR helps students to generate a referral letter that clearly provides the consultant's requirements as well as the information he needs to triage the patient. It notes that the electronic system contributes for the progress of physicians and enhances the safety of patients. It also lays the three main themes perceived to improve cancer care communications using information technology (IT) in physician offices.
ACCESSION #
35879170

 

Related Articles

  • GETTING WITH THE PROGRAM. DUNKIN, MARY ANNE // Georgia Trend;Nov2013, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p43 

    The article discusses the benefits and limitations health information technology (HIT) for the doctors and patients. Internal medical physician Wade Fletcher states that the information technology (IT) is emerging in the healthcare industry. It mentions that the benefits of HIT involves patient...

  • Docs say goodbye bureaucracy, Hello Health. Johnson, Cynthia // Medicine on the Net;Sep2009, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p1 

    The article focuses on the use of Hello Health, a Web-based program that aims to improve physician-patient relationship using the new technology, in Brooklyn, New York City. It enables patients to use electronic mail, video chat, or telephone to seek their doctors' advice, obtain test results,...

  • meaningful use update. Bigalke, John T.; Morris, Mitchell // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p114 

    The article offers information on the publication of the "meaningful use" regulations for certified electronic health record (EHR) technology on July 28, 2010 by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in the U.S. It...

  • IT Vulnerabilities Highlighted by Errors, Malfunctions at Veterans' Medical Centers. Kuehn, Bridget M. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/4/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 9, p919 

    The article discusses the potential problems associated with electronic medical records. Problems which occurred as a result of a software update of the electronic medical records system used at U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers suggest that malfunctions of the systems or problems with...

  • Feb 22 2011 08:30 AM EDT Keane Healthcare Solutions Div Enters 2011 with Positive Momentum for the Keane Optimum(TM) Product Suite.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;3/21/2011, p744 

    The article focuses on the progress of health care information technology (IT) market and continuing development of the Health Solutions Division of Keane Inc. with its Keane Optimum (TM), a solution for healthcare institutions. It states that the new solution has received ONC-ATCB 2011/2012...

  • Talk Back.  // Medical Economics;2/5/2010, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p16 

    Several letters to the editor are presented on topics including the free market incentive model, choosing an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and a message to Dr. Craig Wax.

  • Objective measures define EMR adoption levels. Bennett, David // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jun2009, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p25 

    The article focuses on the adoption of the electronic medical records (EMRs) by hospitals in the U.S. It states that healthcare providers compete for the stimulus funds for the move of hospitals towards a paperless healthcare delivery. Michael Davis, executive vice president of HIMMS Analytics,...

  • Meaningful use of health-information technology. Cash, Jeff // Corridor Business Journal;3/1/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 32, p17 

    The article presents the author's views on the use of health information technology in health care in Iowa. He notes that the federal government is urging health-care facilities to wisely use information technology (IT) investments. He cites one government program which centers on the adoption...

  • GOVERNMENT ADVISORS CALL FOR HIE CERTIFICATION. Goedert, Joseph // Health Data Management;Sep2009, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p12 

    The article reports on the U.S. government's call for certification of Health Information Exchange (HIE) networks and software. The Information Exchange Workgroup of the Health Information Technology Policy recommends the certification to adhere with electronic health records meaningful use...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics