February 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p16
The article discusses the need for healthcare providers in the U.S. to adopt additional technologies for electronic health records (EHR) to enhance outcomes beyond the use of guidelines set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. It states several tools to increase the quality of service and lessen health gaps such as computerized order entry for doctors, electronic prescribing and updated list of diagnoses. Also noted is the effort of North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health Center in New York to deal with the cost involved in the EHR. INSETS: Mobile Game Changer;Heading for Home;New Social Dynamic.


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