EHRs and Security: Top Concerns Revealed
- CCHIT will let hospitals self-certify their EHR systems. // AHA News;11/15/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 23, p2
The article reports on the plan of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) to introduce an electronic health record (EHR) certification scheme for hospitals in the U.S. with uncertified legacy software, customized commercial supplies, or self-developed EHR products.
- Technology upgrade on the way. Rushin, Cherry // Graham Leader;9/5/2010, Vol. 135 Issue 6, p1A
The article reports on the issuance of a U.S. federal mandate requiring hospitals to implement electronic medical records in 2013.
- Leverage your EHR investment. Nelson, Rosemarie // Medical Economics;3/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p32
The article reports on how to streamline medical operations to realize a greater return on new technology such as electronic health record (EHR) systems in the U.S. It mentions that its implementation is a project on change management that involves modifications in workflow and work process....
- More practices using electronic record systems. // Ophthalmology Times;11/1/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p42
The article reports on the increase of ophthalmologists planning electronic health record (EHR) implementation in the U.S. American Academy of Ophthalmology survey reveals nearly 50 percent of the respondents plans to implement EHR in 2008. Selection of an EHR system is complex and...
- AMA: Rules hinder shift to e-records. Pecquet, Julian // Hill;7/22/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 86, p16
The article reports on the concern of the American Medical Association (AMA) about the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) which may create barriers for some physicians to shift to paperless records.
- Report Shows Government Incentives for EHR Systems May Not Cover Costs. // American Family Physician;6/15/2009, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p1038
The article focuses on a report from the PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute that shows that incentives offered to physician practices and hospitals for implementing electronic health record (EHR) systems by the U.S. government will be insufficient to cover the costs. According to...
- EHR ADOPTION CHALLENGED BY OBSTACLES. Stoil, Michael J. // Behavioral Health Management;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p8
This article examines problems being faced in the adoption of electronic health records in the U.S., as of November 2005. Details of the National Summit organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Defining a Strategy for Behavioral Health Information Management and Its Role...
- Meaningful users. Lewis Jr., Morgan // Medical Economics;5/7/2010, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p14
The article focuses on the impact of electronic health records (EHRs) to healthcare providers in the U.S. According to Barbara Morris, a pediatrician and medical director at Latham Medical Group, EHRs have brought multispecialty health group to a next level of technology in managing a unified...
- Hospitals remain cautious about helping doctors buy EMRs. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2008, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p68
The article focuses on a study released in September 2008 by the Center for Studying Health System Change, which indicates that U.S. hospitals remain cautious despite regulatory changes that allow them to help physicians purchase electronic medical records (EMR). Hospital strategies to aid...