With health care organizations collecting hundreds of billions of gigabytes of data per year and the Feds poised to assure widespread dissemination of EHRs at long last, PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a survey of industry executives in which 75% predict their organizations’ data will be their...Continue
Much of the discussion around how to “certify” an EHR in the new era is focused on reporting health quality data. It is also about collecting and sharing data in a standardized fashion, so that EHRs can readily display information from multiple sources about a...Continue
Practice Fusion is excited to announce the availability of integrated Quest Diagnostics lab results within our Electronic Health Record. Any physician or medical practice using Practice Fusion can now connect to electronic Quest Diagnostics lab results with no consultants and no integration downtime.
We recently reviewed the question of putting medical data in the Internet “cloud” from the standpoint of safety (guarding against loss of data), and of security (guarding against theft of data). The discussion was a general overview of the issues involved in paper vs. local...Continue