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Capturing Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures In Electronic Health Records

The Institute of Medicine calls on ONC to mandate the inclusion of far more comprehensive social and behavioral health assessments as part of the MU Stage 3 requirements.

Personalised Health and Care 2020: Using Data and Technology to Transform Outcomes for Patients and Citizens

In England, the Department of Health publishes a “framework for action” that outlines its  ambitious digital transformation plans spanning the next five years.

Saving Patient Ryan — Can Advanced Electronic Medical Records Make Patient Care Safer?

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University compare pre and post-implementation data sets and measure a 27 percent reduction in patient safety events following the deployment of an advanced electronic medical record.

Former Shelby County Hospital CFO Guilty in EHR Incentive Case

The former CFO of Shelby Regional Medical Center (OK) pleads guilty in federal court to charges that he attested for Meaningful Use and collected $785,000 in incentive payments while the hospital was still almost entirely on paper. He faces up to five years in prison.

Meaningful Use. Born, 2009, Died, 2014?

UCSF School of Medicine Professor Bob Wachter, MD recall the history of the Meaningful Use program from inception to its current state, concluding that the ONC does not have the leadership to right the ship, and that the program should be scaled back and focused solely on interoperability, or altogether scrapped so that vendors can go back to developing features that customers are interested in.

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Currently there are "2 comments" on this Article:

  1. Just came across these two article:

    http://www.itnews.com.au/News/374935,sa-health-accused-of-probity-errors-and-project-failures.aspx

    http://www.itnews.com.au/News/391183,sa-health-confirms-legal-spat-with-allscripts.aspx

    I hope the US Government takes into account a vendor’s performance with other government entities. Our veterans deserve vendors that deliver what they promise, on time, and within or under budget. Our men and women of the armed services have sacrificed too much to have their care compromised by a poor EHR vendor.

  2. Re: Capturing private information to supposedly make EHRs more meaningfully useful for whomever, will anyone in their right mind honestly answer those questions to a computer operator clicking away? Just wondering.







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