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Electronic Health Systems

EHRs and the Model T Ford: "Any Color You Want As Long As It's Black"

Dr. Lawrence 'Rusty' Hofmann | Posted 03.18.2014 | Technology
Dr. Lawrence 'Rusty' Hofmann

While automobiles can be different, the basis is the same: Anyone who can drive, can drive any car in the world. EHRs should work the same, but they don't.

Obama Administration Warns Hospitals Against Gaming Medicare System

AP | Posted 11.24.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Computerized medical records were supposed to cut costs. Now the Obama administration is warning hospitals that might be tempted t...

Putting All Our Eggs in the Digital Basket: Health Service Resilience in the Digital Age

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr Layla McCay

Is our increasing reliance on technology and efficiency crowding out our capacity for resilience in health service delivery?

Going Digital May Not Improve U.S. Patient Care

Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Electronic health records -- touted by the White House as a key way to improve healthcare in the United States -- may actually do little to improve ...

FDA Considers Regulating Safety of Electronic Health Systems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Fred Schulte and Emma SchwartzHuffington Post Investigative Fund Concerned about potential safety risks in health information technology, the U.S....

Stimulus Fuels Gold Rush For Electronic Health Systems

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Fred Schulte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Editor's note: This story is published in conjunction with American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop. The government's $45 billion pl...