News tagged with health information technology

Technology poses no harm to nursing home residents

(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 ...

Jul 04, 2011
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Report: Electronic health records still need work

(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.

Jan 27, 2012
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AMA awards grants for medical education innovation

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) has awarded funding to 11 U.S. medical schools in response to their proposals regarding educational innovations aimed at transforming how future physicians ...

Jun 22, 2013
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HIT essential to disaster support, recovery

A new article titled, "An HIT Solution for Clinical Care and Disaster Planning: How One Health Center in Joplin, MO, Survived a Tornado and Avoided a Health Information Disaster," by the Geiger Gibson /RCHN Community Health ...

May 21, 2012
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