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Globetechnology: File electronic health-care records under 'overdue' by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This article poses an excellent question. It is interesting to not that the UK National Program for IT which is currently in the early stages of implementation, could be u ... Read on »
NHS Debate raises Privacy Issues over Access to Patient Information by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Link: BBC NEWS | Health | Privacy fears over NHS database. A new NHS computer database may threaten the privacy of patients' medical records, the BBC has learned. A ... Read on »
Med Access to acquire Rise Healthware Inc. by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The consolidation in the Canadian Electronic Medical Record marketplace has begun. Rise Healthware Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Med Access ... Read on »
Creating Sustainable Funding for Community Based Physician EMR Systems by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This subject has been discussed ad nauseum, however I think it is very worthwhile reviewing the funding issue intermittently as the provincial and local health systems acr ... Read on »
How to Help Physicians adopt Technology More Quickly by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy How does one assist physicians in the uptake and use of technology. This is an issue that I wrote about in the March edition of Canadian Healthcare Technology magazine. I ... Read on »
Role of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems in Facilitating Medication Errors by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a very interesting article published in JAMA relating the role of Computerized Physician Order Entry as a cause of error. Many issues are discussed as potential ca ... Read on »
NY Times - Online Consultations by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In the US, some insurers have begun to pay physicians for providing online consultations. To read more go to: Technology > Digital Rx: Take Two Aspirins and E-Mail Me in t ... Read on »
Potential for Interoperability valued at $78 Billion annually in US Healthcare System by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Chaired by Dr. David Brailler, National Health Information Technology Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services, the Centre for Information Technology Leader ... Read on »
Information Technology forms backbone of Family Health Teams by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy TORONTO – As part of a plan to improve primary care, Ontario has announced the formation of 52 new Family Health Teams and three new networks of Family Health Teams.   ... Read on »
US Develops a Strategy for EMR Certification by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The US is adopting a vendor conformance and approvals process for physician EMR systems that is similar to the process currently being used in Canada. To view a .pdf prese ... Read on »
Experiences of Physicians who have Implemented an EMR by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy If you are a physician who has made the jump to EMR, this posting provides an opportunity to share your experiences with others. The objective is to discuss challenges and ... Read on »
5 Issues Identified as Critical for a National Health IT Network by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy US - National health-IT coordinator David Brailer, on Monday challenged the private sector to tackle five difficult but crucial elements of his vision of an interoperable ... Read on »
AAFP Survey - Factors affecting Adoption of EMR by Physicians by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This excellent survey summary outlines the factors limiting the adoption of EMR by physicians. Although US based, the issues are broad and highly applicable in Canada. ... Read on »
Computerized Virtual Patient - New training tool by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Link: Computerized Virtual Patient A computerized, ‘virtual patient’ is helping medical students learn how to deal with patients afflicted with a greater range of pro ... Read on »
RSS Feeds added to CanadianEMR by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy RSS and Atom files provide news updates from a website in a simple form for your computer. You read these files in a program called an aggregator, which collects news from ... Read on »
UK patients can refuse to let their data be shared across networks -- Cross 330 (7502): 1226 -- BMJ by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following is a hotly debated topic and one that has the potential to derail carefully laid plans to share patient information across networks and systems. Canada will ... Read on »
The Application of Computer Technology in GP Surgeries is Beginning To Have Positive Effects on... by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Denmark is one of a growing number of European countries where patients are receiving care benefits because their GPs use computers in their offices. Virtually all GP offi ... Read on »
US Government to move quickly on healthcare IT standards by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy US - Baltimore. The government wants to move quickly on achieving agreement on standards that could help the healthcare industry exchange data, and it will build on work a ... Read on »
Survey Results in Canada - Use of IT by Physicians by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The CFPC, CMA and RCPSC have collaborated on two public releases in October, 2004, and again in February, 2005. This latest release offers extensive national results for a ... Read on »
Global shortage of Professionals who understand IT and Healthcare by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy TORONTO May 2nd eHealth conference -- Managers of massive electronic health care projects being established worldwide face a global shortage of qualified professionals who ... Read on »