The relationship between personal information, medial data, and Protected Health Information (PHI) has been a subject of some confusion. Our hope here is to shed some light on this complex relationship, and add clarity.
At last week’s HIMSS trade show, one of the clear messages that emerged is that SaaS-based (software-as-a-service) Electronic Health Records(EHRs) are stepping onto the main stage as the most likely way that smaller and solo practices will be able to adopt EHRs in a meaningful...Continue
Recently, I argued that volatility in the EHR market affects all vendors in the sector, and that large size does not shield companies from market-disruptive trends like technological innovation (Web-based EHRs), new business models, and the remarkable new vision for HIT that has been articulated...Continue
This week’s Guest: Tanya Kormeili, MD Board Certified Dermatologist Santa Monica, CA Dr Kormeili practices with another dermatology colleague. They have 3 employees and are a smaller practice. They use an EMR in their practice – e-ClinicalWorks – and had used paper in other office...Continue