Electronic health records give patients power.

I wrote this column while attending the recent annual meeting of Epic users. I’m sure you know that Epic is the electronic health records giant — homegrown in my own backyard in Wisconsin — that hopes to change the world. Electronic record-keeping means better information for you, better information for your doctor, better all around. […]

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How technology can boost healthcare delivery —Health Minister

                Source: Nigeria Health Care News Health Minister, Professor Isaac Adewole have stressed the importance of a comprehensive electronic health information management system that links all hospitals to boost healthcare delivery in Nigeria Professor Adewole spoke at 58th annual Alexander Brown Hall, College of Medicine week symposium entitled […]

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‘Nigerians should enter mobile health initiative now’

Source: Nigeria Health Care News               Dr Simpa Dania, Chief Happiness Officer, APMIS Health Management Systems Ltd., says e-health and telemedicine will go a long way to solve Nigeria’s healthcare delivery challenges. Dania made the assertion in an interview with newsmen in Ibadan on Wednesday. He spoke on the […]

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The use of paper records poses risks to patient care

Lynne Minion | 06 Feb 2018 The use of paper records, a lack of uniformity in electronic medical records and the wildly varying quality of medical data collected poses risks to patient care. According to a Monash University study into medical records in Melbourne hospitals. In an audit of medical records at five major university […]

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Global Electronic Health Records (EHR) Market Expected to Reach $33,294 Million by 2023

  Global Electronic Health Records (EHR) Market Expected to Reach $33,294 Million by 2023 – Allied Market Research News provided by Allied Market Research Feb 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Share this article PORTLAND, Oregon and PUNE, India, February 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Electronic Health […]

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Apple makes a jump into the electronic health records game

  By Rachel Z. Arndt | January 26, 2018 After months of rumors, Apple made a jump into the electronic health records game, allowing patients to aggregate their records on their iPhones. The move could effectively pressure EHR vendors to open up access to patients’ digital records. “This creates a high-profile and instant demand for […]

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A Vanderbilt professor help establish electronic health records in his home country of Kenya

A Vanderbilt professor has been helping establish electronic health records in his home country of Kenya, which includes vast expanses cut off from internet access. And he says the lessons from Africa could help expand care to isolated parts of the U.S. Martin Were says the United States isn’t so different from Kenya. There are […]

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