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Medical Notes for All to See

Mikkael A. Sekeres, M.D., M.S. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mikkael A. Sekeres, M.D., M.S.

Why would we willingly engage in this "high-tech, high-touch" experiment of opening up the medical record, taking such a dramatic departure from the paternalism of medical care that dominated our practice just a couple of decades ago?

Anna Almendrala

Entrepreneur Offers Tool To Fix Obamacare 'Disaster'

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

As Obamacare's growing pains continue, hospitals and clinics are racing to upgrade their paper files to electronic ones to reach a government deadline...

Innovating Health Care

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

This past week I was introduced to a new electronic medical record (EMR) that was implemented at the underserved clinic where I see the majority of my...

9 Reasons Doctors Hate Their EMR

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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.

Death by a Thousand (Paper) Cuts

Jeff Bocan | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Jeff Bocan

Is your doctor putting your health at a risk? According to a recent study, your doctor could unintentionally be offering you and your family sub-optimal care if he/she is still using paper records to document important medical and patient information.

Language Understanding Innovation Shows Value for Healthcare

Janet Dillione | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology
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.

Front Range Hospitals Get Nod For Electronic Medical Records Efforts

wsj.com | LAURA LANDRO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Three leading health-care providers in Colorado's Front Range region recently teamed up in an electronic health-record exchange program that will allo...

Health Care Innovation Now

Mark M. Little, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark M. Little, Ph.D.

While health care debates run on, technology and innovation are accelerating. I believe we are at a point of inflection where we can look to a world of better, more affordable health care.