Posts Tagged: EHR

Clinical, Business & IT Leadership Collaboration Priorities for Innovative Health Organizations: Engagement, Outcomes, Data & Security

Please join in the discussion! HTRAC – HealthTech Research Advisory & Council MARCH 30 – April 1, 2014 – Astor Crown Plaza Hotel – New Orleans, LAhttp://midwest2014.htrac.org/ Clinical, Business & IT Leadership CollaborationPriorities for Innovative Health Organizations: Engagement, Outcomes, Data & Security Innovative Healtchare CXOs understand that a successful healthcare ecosystem requires collaboration from providers,… Read more »

RFI Asks Contractors to Demo Defense EHR Tools

The Defense Department is looking to evaluate existing commercial electronic health record technologies as the agency intends to replace its old EHR systems. An Oct. 1 solicitation calls on interested contractors to demonstrate their off-the-shelf EHR systems on Oct. 21 in Washington for the department’s Health Management System Modernization program. DoD aims to replace its… Read more »

Are you going to HIMSS 2012?

I’ll be attending this years HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition. February 20, 2012 at 7:00 AM – February 24, 2012 at 2:30 PM The Venetian Sands Expo and Convention Center , Las Vegas This event requires registration: http://www.himssconference.org/?src=sm HIMSS12 is the destination for thousands of like-minded healthcare executives, health IT professionals and clinicians who are… Read more »

Open Source and Molar Man

I just attended the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 8) and saw an eye-popping presentation on an Open Source dental practice management application that was written by a dentist in Inverness, Scotland as a response to ill treatment he’d received at the hands of a proprietary software vendor. Apparently he’d attended a previous conference in… Read more »

Another Open Source EMR gaining momentum

I just saw that “Medical” is an another open source electronic medical record (EMR) (term sometimes used interchangeably with EHR, depending on functionality) has just won some kudos over at Sourceforge Their stated goal: ” Provide an universal Electronic Medical Record (EMR), so doctors and institutions all over the world, independently of their economic status,… Read more »

Open Source – getting more respect for Electronic Health Record Certification

As the ARRA-driven momentum builds toward EHR adoption by physicians, the issue of certification for these systems still has some issues to resolve. The high cost of certification has been seen as prohibitive for affordable, open source EHRs seeking to compete in this new marketplace. Other potential roadblocks are the ability to modify source code,… Read more »

Where vendor organizations, legislation and open source collide – Healthcare Information Systems

I thought I’d include this as a reference since I’ve brought up this discussion elsewhere. If you’re looking for drama, plot twists and a wide assortment of characters look no further than the current impetus toward Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption – A potentially Shakespearean Drama. The players and scenario: The battle brewing over EHR… Read more »

Of DUIs and EHRs

I read that a Minnesota Court ordered the release of a DUI breathalyzer source code. The legal theory being that the accused has the right to examine the evidence against them. The company making the machine is apparently balking at the request. How far can you go by claiming something is protected as a trade… Read more »