News tagged with health information technology
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In response to the considerable challenges in providing high-quality, affordable and universally accessible care in low- and middle-income countries, policy makers, donors and program implementers are increasingly looking ...
Health May 01, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Commission unveils plan to improve care, reduce health spending by $184 billion over the next decade
Noting the "unprecedented opportunity" provided under the Affordable Care Act, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and other recently enacted federal laws, the Commonwealth Fund ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- America may be a technology-driven nation, but the health care system's conversion from paper to computerized records needs lots of work to get the bugs out, according to experts who spent months studying the issue.
Health Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The health care system in the United States faces numerous challenges: how to bring innovation from the laboratory to the bedside, how to ensure more equitable use of medical services and, in a time of increasing financial ...
Other Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Fears about re-uses of personal data as well as re-uses of research data and samples are the focus of a policy paper released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The new document, which is an update of a paper ...
Other Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A statewide telepsychiatry initiative in South Carolina is changing the way that emergency psychiatric patients are treated, and preliminary results are encouraging.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new report from the National Research Council recommends steps the Food and Drug Administration and other agencies and professional associations can take to ensure that the medical devices and health information technology ...
Health Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The federal government is pushing doctors and hospitals to convert to electronic medical records by 2015, touting reductions in costs, increased patient safety and greater efficiencies in the U.S. health ...
Health Jul 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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