EHR Worst Practices
Just a partial list of EHR snafus emphasizes the need for a better system of tracking errors.
Q&A: Blumenthal Talks EHRs, Healthcare Reform
President Obama's former national coordinator for health IT, Dr. David Blumenthal, shares his thoughts on progress with meaningful use of electronic health records, and what's next for healthcare reform.
Are EHR Incentives A Waste Of Money?
Critics charge that Meaningful Use incentives only reward longtime users of health IT rather than encourage new electronic health record adoption.
Meaningful Use Compliance: A Piece Of Cake?
The feds have already paid out $653 million in incentives to clinicians who've implemented electronic health records. For some providers, the work wasn't so hard after all.
2-D Barcodes Can Automatically Update EHRs
Cook Children's, Microsoft, Athenahealth, and drug makers Merck and Sanofi Pasteur develop system that allows smartphones to scan vaccine label information into e-health records.