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CODE BLACK: Making Time For Play In Electronic Health Records

Shaan Patel | Posted 09.09.2016 | Home
Shaan Patel

By Barbara Lam -- a third year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC The new third year medical class at USC had an Electronic Heal...

Understanding Health Care Informatics: An Interview With Sam Hanna

Phil Simon | Posted 07.26.2016 | Home
Phil Simon

To say that there's a great deal of fraud and waste in healthcare is an understatement. Yet in this chaos, there's tremendous opportunity by way of be...

A Simple Solution HealthIT Check-Up During HIMSS16

Geeta Nayyar, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home
Geeta Nayyar, M.D.

When intuition and innovation meet in the healthcare industry, the synergy can be a spectacular culmination of healthIT. But, as it is with most worth...

Let Doctors Be Doctors

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 10.18.2016 | Home
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

It's 3 a.m. My patient just delivered a healthy baby boy. She's exhausted but thrilled. Her husband is just thrilled. I'm ready to head to my call roo...

9 Reasons Doctors Hate Their EMR

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Dike Drummond, M.D.

The results of the Physician Satisfaction Study, sponsored by the RAND corporation and the AMA, became available last week. One of the biggest items found to interfere with physician satisfaction is the current state of electronic medical records documentation.

Choosing the TEDMED 20 Great Challenges of Health Care

Rosina Samadani | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home
Rosina Samadani

Next week, 1,200 innovators, entrepreneurs, industry and government stakeholders, artists, and health care practitioners will attend the annual TEDMED conference in Washington, D.C.

Language Understanding Innovation Shows Value for Healthcare

Janet Dillione | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
Janet Dillione

Things like tracking trends in patient care or shaping treatment decisions through better, real-time information cannot happen if we don't have meaningful data to analyze and drive informed decisions.

Electronic Health Records Dramatically Increase Corporate Risk

Ben Kerschberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Kerschberg

Effectively controlling the impact of demands over electronic health records is no longer a luxury. Rather, it is a business imperative that is no less than critical.

A New Year's Resolution for Adopting Electronic Health Records

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Elaine Schattner

The potential benefits of EHR far outweigh the costs. In the long term, HIT will save doctors time and effort.

Experts: Move To Electronic Medical Records Needs Oversight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Fred Schulte and Emma Schwartz Huffington Post Investigative FundThough electronic health records may greatly improve medical care in the future, ...

To Build a Bridge

Linda P. Fried | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda P. Fried

We need to create the infrastructure for a new kind of health system: one that brings clinic and community together.