Tag: electronic health records

THE STATE OF THE LEARNING HEALTH CARE SYSTEM: HAS THE INVESTMENT IN USING ELECTRONIC DATA TO TRACK PATIENTS ACROSS HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND TIME PAID OFF?

ISPOR Annual International Meeting speakers examine implications for researchers, payers, and patients Princeton, NJ, USA, May 18, 2015 – Nearly a decade ago, the vision of the “Learning Health Care System,” a system by which research is integrated rapidly into

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HITECH: Electronic Prescribing Less Costly, Improves Medication Safety

Seattle, WA, USA – The $19 billion Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 provided physician incentives to spur adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and established criteria for Meaningful Use. Topping the list of criteria is

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Electronic Referrals In Greece: When Common Sense Becomes Innovation

Athens, Greece –The adoption of e-health systems in Greece is happening at an exceptionally slow pace. Hand-written referral notes were the sole tool available to physicians to order diagnostic exams for their patients, on the basis of which payers reimbursed diagnostic

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