Tag Archives: Electronic Medical Record

Healthcare and Social Media: Impact, Issues and Governance


The radical global growth in information and communications technology has given rise to the number of internet users who account for 37% of the world’s total population according to ‘Internet World Statistics’. With this growth, burgeoning use of social media … Continue reading

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mHealth: The Way Forward


The rate of development in the mobile technology industry is unparalleled and it is now making headway in the field of health IT. The recent influx of medical professionals adopting the latest sophisticated tools to enhance care delivery and engage … Continue reading

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Medical Device Interoperability


Medical devices are of paramount importance to patient care and well being such as the equipment used for clinical measurement, for instance x-ray imaging, temperature, blood pressure and critical life support. Although we depend heavily on modern medical equipment to … Continue reading

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EMR adoption and Meaningful Use


As the rate of EMR adoption grows across the country, physicians are beginning to express doubt regarding their ability in meeting the latest interoperability benchmarks.  According to a study, approximately fifty percent of hospital administrators across the U.S felt that … Continue reading

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EMRs – Specialty Conundrum


A specialty EMR versus a generic electronic medical records solution is the hot new debate in the health IT community. To get to a reasonable conclusion, we first need to understand what specialty EMRs actually are. Any EMR which is … Continue reading

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