eHealthRecord.info Archives

eHealthRecord.info Archives June 2008

| Vol. 5 No. 11 June 11, 2008 |

FACTS AND STATS

…recent studies indicate that few providers have completely migrated to a fulsome EHR. Recent surveys have also highlighted limited utilization of EMR by physicians. Although the reported percentage of uptake varies, it is fair to say that EMR adoption is still less than 25% among Canadian physicians. To date, the applications used by the health professions in the delivery of care have been largely limited to passive applications such as results reporting for laboratory and diagnostic imaging.

Source: Toward a Model of Successful Electronic Health Record Adoption
Date Published: May 15, 2008


AROUND THE WORLD

NZ 'Lagging on Health Records'

Is India Ready for E-prescriptions?

UK: Mixed News For Electronic Patient Record Market


NEWS FROM CANADA

Listowel: An Electronic Health Record Success Story

Essential People Skills for EHR Implementation Success (PDF. pp 25-33)


LATEST IN THE FIELD

Digitizing Healthcare

Two New Organizations Launched During Health IT Week

HHS Chooses Areas Where Doctors Will Get Extra Money for Using EHRs


INDUSTRY SPEAK

Kaiser Permanente and Microsoft Empower Consumers to Take Charge of Their Health

Gone With the Charts: St. Mary's Launches Electronic Health Records

Streamline Health's Document Management Solution Integrated into Oacis, Allowing Clinicians to Access Patients' Information-Either Scanned or Electronic

Klinikum Chemnitz Hospital Links Radiology to EHR


INFOWAY UPDATE

Find Out What's New and Happening at Canada Health Infoway


WORTH NOTING

US National Health IT Week

Making the Business Case for e-Health

Minnesota e-Health Summit: From Vision to Action

9th International Conference on System Science in Health Care

Medicine 2.0™ Conference: Web 2.0 in Health and Medicine

The World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition


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