It seems like the more I look at websites in the healthcare IT space, the more confused I get. I don't know how many times I have read a website and come away thinking "Okay. Sounds impressive, but what do you actually do?" In fact, I have gotten away from using the generic term “analytics”, because it can mean almost anything and therefore means nothing. I like the term "rules engine", but even that can be confusing at times. I am sure many people think that if you've seen one, you've seen[...]
Deerwalk’s Ishwar Khatiwada, Ram Pant and Himal Karmacharya provide thoughtful insights into an analysis of trends, health care incentives, and guidelines to successful adoption of EMRs in the U.S. Click Here to download the white paper.
The Department of Health and Human Services has recently come out with guidelines on the meaningful use of EMR. There are 3 stages of meaningful use.
This is the first part of tri-series article. The name of the individual has been changed to protect his identity. This is so that he would freely share his experiences with us.
Frank Johnson had a heart attack in December, 2007. Frank is a highly educated professional business person aged 68.
In a speech in January 2009, President Obama said Electronic Medical Records (EMR) would "cut waste, eliminate red tape and reduce the need to repeat expensive medical tests. It just won't save billions of dollars and thousands of jobs — it will save lives by reducing the deadly but preventable medical errors that pervade our healthcare system."