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Health IT is worth the investment

Photo by Andrew Cavell (Flickr / Creative Commons) Health information technology (HIT) is changing the delivery of health care. The federal government has spent billions of dollars to assist [...]

January 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Electronic Medical Records [Podcast]

American Academy of Emergency Physicians / All Rights Reserved Our latest Emergency Physician Advocates: Legal and Policy Issues in Emergency Medicine Podcast is now live featuring a discussion of [...]

December 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

EHR’s & Physician Productivity

A majority of doctors are dissatisfied with EHRs citing productivity losses. But a new study debunks their feelings. The revolution in health information technology (HIT) holds the promise of [...]

December 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

EHR Update: Hospitals (2013)

Less than half of the nation’s hospitals have met the criteria for meaningful use of electronic health records. The US health care system is undergoing a substantial overhaul to the way clinicians, [...]

September 16, 2013 // 1 Comment

EHR Update: Doctors (2013)

Federal incentives to spur electronic health records are working. Nearly 75% of office doctors now use EHRs. In 2009 the HITECH Act provided $30 billion to support the expansion of Electronic Health [...]

August 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

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