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eHealthRecord.info Archives February 2009

| Vol. 6 No. 4, February 18 2009 |

FACTS AND STATS

Illustrating the formidable task of coordinating care, a typical primary care physician who treats elderly Medicare patients must coordinate care with 229 other physicians working in 117 different practices, according to a study by researchers at the Center for Studying Health System Change, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Source: Scope of Care Coordination Daunting for Physicians Treating Medicare Patients
Date: February 17, 2009


NEW FROM ELECTRONICHEALTHCARE

Canada's E-Health Journey and HIMSS Analytics' Canada Information and Communications Technology Study
[New from ElectronicHealthcare, Volume 7, Number 3]


AROUND THE WORLD

UK: Problems with Computerizing Patients' Records Are "as Serious as Ever," Say MPs

U.S. Fares Poorly in EHR Adoption: Commonwealth

Safeguarding Patient Privacy in Electronic Healthcare in the USA: The Legal View


NEWS FROM CANADA

Supporting Transformation: A Vision for e-Health Human Resources for Ontario - New OHA Policy Paper (PDF)

Infoway Launches New Certification Service for Health Information Technology Vendors

Doctors Worried about Privacy of Albertans' Medical Records


TRENDS

House Bill Invests $20 Billion in Health Information Technology

A Qualitative Analysis of an Electronic Health Record Implementation in an Academic Ambulatory Setting


INDUSTRY SPEAK

Health IT Remains Bright for Some in Dim Economy

How to Select an Electronic Health Record System that Healthcare Professionals Can Use


INFOWAY UPDATE

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


WORTH NOTING

ITCH 2009: Revolutionizing Health Care with Informatics: From Research to Practice

The International eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT Forum for Education, Networking and Business

HIMSS09

e-Health 2009: Leadership in Action

CHIMA 2009 Annual Conference

HealthAchieve2009


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