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The HIMSS Health IT Value Suite

HIMSS launches a platform designed to help hospitals substantiate the value of healthcare IT investments by collecting hundreds of case studies that demonstrate EHR related safety, quality, or financial improvement, and then creating a nice data visualization that lets you explore the information.

A Standard Model For Evaluating Return On Investment From Electronic Health Record Implementation

Citing a wealth of conflicting studies that base their findings on non-standardized research methodologies, the Institute of Medicine proposes a standard framework to help providers identify and quantify both the costs and benefits of EHR implementation.

FDA Wants to Leverage Electronic Medical Records to Probe for Adverse Events

The FDA is looking for contractors to help it begin mining EHR data for signs that a post-market drug may be causing unknown adverse events.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Reaches Stage 7

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, an Epic hospital, earns HIMSS Stage 7 designation for both its hospital and 14 of its associated ambulatory offices. 2.2 percent of US hospitals and 1.2 percent of ambulatory practices have now achieved Stage 7 designation.

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  1. Dr. Greg Robinson To Lead Informatics Team At Southcoast Health System. Michael Hyder, MD, MPH, FACC, Chief Medical Information Officer for Southcoast Health System, said, “Greg will bring invaluable experience and drive to our plan to execute on the bold vision of creating a department of informatics that is a centralized source of truth for the health system.”

    Dr. Robinson has a BA in Economics and earned his PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis at UC, Berkeley







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