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Should researchers have access to your EMR? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This article suggests that there should be greater access to information that resides in EMR systems. Not necessarily in office based EMR systems, but in larger EMR/EHR en ... Read on »
What is the Evidence to Support the Widespread Use of EMR to aid Clinical Decision Support? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a very topical and important question given the billions of dollars soon to be spent on EMR and already expended. Although I am a strong supporter of EMR, I am not ... Read on »
Privacy groups challenge HIPAA protections by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Is the current level of privacy provided by legislation such as HIPAA in the US sufficient? A consumer group is challenging the legislation in the US to determine whether ... Read on »
Kaiser Permanente's experience of implementing an electronic medical record: A qualitative study by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is an interesting study that appears in the British Medical Journal of the trials and tribulations associated with the implementation of EMR when a change in dire ... Read on »
Have paper records passed their expiry date? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal: Exerpt: "The manager of your local grocery store can instantly determine how many kilos of Ida Red apples are still ... Read on »
First electronic patient record transfer in the UK by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There is a significant difference between the transfer of a sub-set of patient data between two similar or different community based EMR systems and the transfer of a comp ... Read on »
iPods and Health Care by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy An increasing number of healthcare web sites are tapping in on the power of audio broadcasting (Podcasting) to deliver health information. I recently purchased an iPod Nan ... Read on »
Privacy Concerns regarding personal health information - US Study by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Many concerns remain about patient privacy. This is a study published through the California Healthcare Foundation. If you would like to comment on this article, please cl ... Read on »
What is the Benefit in creating a Personal Health Record? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following article appears on iHealthbeat. There is a great deal of attention being focused currently on providing patients with the capability to create and maintain a ... Read on »
HIT Activity Map: United States of America by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a very interesting project taking place in the USA to track IT projects across the country. The importance of this type of work is the ability to synchronize the w ... Read on »
Health Level 7 - releases Verion 3 Standards by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Health Level 7 announced that it is releasing to its 2,000-plus members a suite of standards that will be the organization's most definitive specifications to date. In cre ... Read on »
Ten Tips for Evaluating EBM Tools by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy An important component of an EMR system is the integrated clinical decision support tools. The ability to identify a condition or differential and click a button that brin ... Read on »
Epocrates announced for Canada - Are PDA applications still useful in the world of high-speed... by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In 2000, PDA sales peaked at approximately 7 million units worldwide. Last year, that number dropped to just over 2 million units. I often visit technology stores such as ... Read on »
Security worries hamper wireless health-care by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One of the greatly underestimated challenges is that of data stewardship and the right to access information/privacy of patient information. One can build the most compreh ... Read on »
Dr. Greiver's EMR by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As Canadian physicians adopt electronic medical records, and go through the process of selecting, negotiating terms and implementing systems in their offices, a growing bo ... Read on »
Health Canada - EMR Implementation Toolkit by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Earlier in 2005, Health Canada contracted Greymartin Consulting Inc. to develop and disseminate resource materials to support the implementation of electronic medical reco ... Read on »
Transfer of Patient Data. What do you do if your Vendor goes out of Business? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following question and commentary is provided by Dr. David Vincent. As it is an issue that is great importance, I have posted it on his behalf. "I have a concern th ... Read on »
NHS Choose & Book: A UK Patient's experience with the NHS system. by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following is an exerpt from a Blog published in the UK and describes an early experience with an online booking system that has been deployed in the UK to allow patien ... Read on »
Speed of access to your EMR - How quickly can you login? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy No matter how sophisticated the EMR that you may be using, logging in and logging out of the record system takes time and requires some discipline with respect to your pas ... Read on »
Local EMR vs. ASP based EMR. Which is the right EMR solution? by CanadianEmr .. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Which is the right EMR system? The local office network based EMR with a server and clients (computers connected to the network) or the ASP based EMR in which data is stor ... Read on »