Health providers urge federal delay of shared medical records
Two of Western New York ’s largest health care providers have joined a national coalition of providers in opposing a federal rule tied to how electronic patient data is shared between patients and health systems. Both Catholic Health and Buffalo Medical Group are among more than 60 organizations that signed onto a lette r from Epic CEO Judy Faulkner in opposition to a rule by the Department of Health and Human Services tied to sharing electronic medical records data between patients and health systems.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Scientists develop non-invasive method to predict onset of dementia
(Regenstrief Institute) Information gathered from routine visits to the doctor is enough to accurately predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, according to new research led by scientists from Regenstrief Institute, Indiana University and Merck. The researchers developed and tested machine learning algorithms using data from electronic medical records to identify patients who may be at risk for developing the dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Canadians seeing more doctors after hours but electronic medical-record use lags behind
Family doctors in Canada offer more weeknight and weekend appointments than doctors in other countries, but lag behind when it comes to using electronic medical records, a new survey suggests. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

First of its kind electronic alert system prevents opioid misuse (video)
PRIMUM is Atrium Health's clinical decision support system used to address the patient safety issue involved with opioid prescriptions. The alert system, which is built into the hospital system's electronic medical records (EMR), accesses records across locations. The system gives prescribers real-time information to prevent high-risk prescriptions. Physicians are then able to better prescribe patients based off of these findings, ultimately reducing the number of opioids and benzodiazepines from … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

First of its kind electronic alert system prevents opioid misuse (video)
PRIMUM is Atrium Health's clinical decision support system used to address the patient safety issue involved with opioid prescriptions. The alert system, which is built into the hospital system's electronic medical records (EMR), accesses records across locations. The system gives prescribers real-time information to prevent high-risk prescriptions. Physicians are then able to better prescribe patients based off of these findings, ultimately reducing the number of opioids and benzodiazepines from … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Google's entry into the electronic medical records biz has put data of 50 million Americans at risk, whistleblower warns
(Natural News) One of the 250 or so people who was hired on by Google and a partner group known as Ascension to build an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven electronic medical records system has publicly come forward as a whistleblower to warn Americans that the world’s most popular search engine is planning to put their private... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surveillance of concussion-related injuries using electronic medical records from the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN): a proof-of-concept - Bang F, Ehsani B, McFaull S, Chang VC, Queenan J, Birtwhistle R, Do MT.
INTRODUCTION: Previous studies on traumatic brain injury trends in Canada have been restricted to hospitalization and emergency department visit data. However, many concussion patients may present first, or only, to family physicians. Therefore, the true b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The online health trends pharma should be tapping into
Each year digital folk all over the world look to the Internet Trends report, delivered by Bond Capital founder Mary Meeker, for a summary of the most important emerging online technologies and consumer behaviours.    The 2019 report underlines the strength of some trends familiar to pharma and points to some unsettling implications for the industry if it cannot respond appropriately. Along with some general online trends - the growing consumption of images and video, the rise of the podcast and the ongoing spread of Amazon Echo - the report highlights some important consumer healthcare trends.  Perhaps th...
Source: EyeForPharma - November 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Every 15 Minutes, Someone In The US Dies Of A Drug-Resistant Superbug
(CNN) — Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about 35,000 deaths each year from drug-resistant infections, according to the landmark report. The report places five drug-resistant superbugs on the CDC’s “urgent threat” list — two more germs than were on the CDC’s list in 2013, the last time the agency issued a report on antibiotic resistance. Genetic research shows germs have become especially adep...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Antibiotics Bacteria CNN Superbugs Source Type: news

Antibiotic-Resistant ‘ Superbugs ’ A Growing Health Crisis, New Report Finds
By Elizabeth Cohen and Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) — Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about 35,000 deaths each year from drug-resistant infections, according to the landmark report. The report places five drug-resistant superbugs on the CDC’s “urgent threat” list — two more germs than were on the CDC’s list in 2013, the last time the agency issued a report on antibiotic resistance. Gene...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston Antibiotics CNN Source Type: news

Electronic Medical Records, Burnout, And “Man’s 4th Best Hospital”
" Man's 4th Best Hospital, " the sequel to " House of G-d, " nails much of what is wrong with American healthcare--too much screen time from EMRs and avarice from insurers. Burnout is rife. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

The documentation and characteristics of hospitalized IPV patients using electronic medical records data: a follow-up descriptive study - Kivel ä S, Leppäkoski T, Ruohoniemi J, Puolijoki H, Paavilainen E.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious health problem worldwide but is often not identified by health services. The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of healthcare patients and documentation compared to the baseline study (2008-20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Most Patients With Access to Electronic Medical Records Not Using It Most Patients With Access to Electronic Medical Records Not Using It
Only about one in 10 discharged hospital patients given access to their electronic medical records go online to take a look, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Most patients with access to electronic medical records not using it
(Reuters Health) - Only about one in 10 discharged hospital patients given access to their electronic medical records go online to take a look, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fitbit Deal Helps Google Go Wrist-to-Wrist with Apple in Healthcare
It appears as if the rumors are true. Alphabet’s Google is indeed acquiring Fitbit in a deal valued at $2.1 billion. The transaction is slated to close in 2020 if Fitbit’s stockholders and regulators approve. The deal comes just a few days after Reuters reported Google made an offer to acquire the San Francisco-based company. The deal would also help Google more effectively compete with Apple in the wearable’s space – especially on the healthcare front. Fitbit is considered a pioneer in the wearables category by delivering innovative, affordable and en...
Source: MDDI - November 1, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Why EMRs will not replace imaging IT
The growing influence and uptake of electronic medical records (EMRs) in healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology business intelligence grows in demand 3 reasons why growth in the mammography market will slow 4 key enterprise imaging takeaways from SIIM 2019 5 trends shaping the future of global ultrasound Handheld ultrasound market poised for next wave of growth (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risks of suicide attempts after prescription of zolpidem in people with depression: a nationwide population study in South Korea - Kim H, Kim Y, Myung W, Fava M, Mischoulon D, Lee U, Lee H, Jin Na E, Woo Choi K, Shin MH, Jin Jeon H.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association between zolpidem prescription and suicide attempts in people with depression. METHOD: A nationwide, population-based electronic medical records database from the Health Insurance Review& Assessment servic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Patients Say Ask before Using Medical Records for Research
With electronic medical records creating an ideal source of data to inform quality care and new discovery, a key question emerges: How much say should patients have in how their data is used? A new study led by Michigan Medicine researchers finds that even when patients understand the overall benefit to society, they still want to be able to give consent at least once before their de-identified data is used for research. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Half of content in physicians ’ notes may be inaccurate, study finds
This study has some limitations. The study ’s observers tracked nine emergency department physicians at two institutions. Also, the observers, who were not physicians, may have missed some details that other doctors might have noticed, and may not have witnessed some interactions between doctors and their patients.IMPACTThe findings suggest a need to change how records are kept because electronic medical records are used to inform decisions about patient care and to generate bills, according to the study ’s authors. The changes to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ documentation and billing r...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Responses of staff nurses to an EMR-based clinical decision support service for predicting inpatient fall risk - Cho I, Jin I.
Wide spread of electronic medical records provide an opportunity to use time-variant longuitudinal data near real time. Hospital nurses would benefit greatly from the ability to use such data to predict adverse event risks of individual patient. We have de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Close encounters of the US kind: illness and injury among US athletes at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games - Nabhan D, Windt J, Taylor D, Moreau W.
AIM: To describe injury and illness incidence during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games (WOG) by Team USA. METHODS: A descriptive observational study. We used registered Team USA Olympic athletes' electronic medical records to review preparticipation he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neuronetics(R) Launches TrakStar(R) Plus Patient Data Management System to Maximize Physician Time with Patients
Enhanced software efficiencies include user-friendly mobile interface and data export to electronic medical records capability MALVERN, Pa., July 29, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Neuronetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: STIM), the developer of N... Devices, Neurology, Product Launch Neuronetics, NeuroStar, Major Depressive Disorder, TrakStar Plus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 29, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cameron Sees No Need for National Mesothelioma Registry
Thoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Cameron, a longtime leader in the fight against pleural mesothelioma cancer, believes there is no benefit to establishing a government-funded national registry for the disease. While many of his colleagues support the idea of creating the first National Mesothelioma Registry, Cameron feels the time, effort and money spent would be better used elsewhere in helping patients. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health is currently conducting a National Mesothelioma Registry feasibility study for this rare and aggressive cancer. As part of that feasibility study, NIOSH opened a public ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 25, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Partner Locally or Fail Repeatedly
By Richard Stanley, Senior Product Manager, Digital Health ; UN Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL)July 19, 2019The technical nature of international development work means that to get ahead, there is a pressure to specialize. Many staff become experts within silos without always enjoying the benefits of trying something new through immersion in other spheres of development work.That can particularly true within the emerging field of public-sector technology innovation. Familiarity with the methods of dot.coms is important, but are there blind spots for the insights of those who spent time carrying out actual development ...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Digital Health Technology Source Type: news

Corrigendum to 'Predicting burn patient mortality with electronic medical records' [Surgery 164 (2018) 839-847] - Cheung M, Cobb AN, Kuo PC.
The authors regret to have to issue the following changes to Table 2 in order to optimally protect the privacy of the data sources within the State Inpatient Databases: all values that are ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effective EMR usage can save time and effort
Some in the national medical community are calling for revamps to electronic medical records systems, but local advocates say some simple adaptations could fix a lot of the issues. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 19, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Paul Lane Source Type: news

Your Facebook Profile Can Indicate If You Have A Medical Condition, Study Finds
(CNN) — Your social media could reveal a lot more about you than you think. Say, for example, whether you have a medical condition. In a new study, researchers were able to predict 21 types of medical conditions — ranging from pregnancy to skin disorders — by analyzing people’s Facebook profiles. Facebook status updates were “particularly effective at predicting diabetes and mental health conditions including anxiety, depression and psychoses,” the study found. The study will be published June 19 in PLOS One, a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published since 2006 “Peop...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat CNN Facebook Source Type: news

Electronic medical records fail again, as 12 million patient records at Quest Diagnostics get hacked
(Natural News) Another major data breach has once again demonstrated that the widespread adoption of digital records storage systems has made patient privacy more vulnerable than ever before. This time it involves patients who have gotten blood tests through Quest Diagnostics, where nearly 12 million patient records were recently hacked, according to reports. One of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your (500) Physician(s) Will See You Now
The day of solo practitioners is coming to an end. Mega practices are becoming the norm in American medical care. There are lots of factors promoting these changes - reimbursement models, electronic medical records, work-life balance and price negotiation. Its unlikely this trend will reverse course (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year
Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S. experience symptoms of burnout at almost twice the rate of other workers, often citing as contributors the long hours, a fear of being sued, and having to deal with growing bureaucracy, like filling out clunky and time-consuming electronic medical records. Burned-out doctors tend to make more medical errors, and their patients have worse outcomes and are less satisfied. Docto...
Source: TIME: Health - May 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized burnout embargoed study health care system medical practice medicine Source Type: news

Cerner controls a quarter of electronic medical records market
Cerner Corp., along with its competitor Epic Systems Corp., ruled the electronic health record (EHR) market in 2018, with a combined 85 percent market share in the large, 500-plus-bed hospital space, according to KLAS Research reports cited in Healthcare Dive. Epic holds a 58 percent share, while Cerner holds 27 percent. The split is closer when it comes to all acute care hospitals in the U.S. In this larger market, Epic has a 28 percent market share and North Kansas City-based Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN)… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Cerner controls a quarter of electronic medical records market
Cerner Corp., along with its competitor Epic Systems Corp., ruled the electronic health record (EHR) market in 2018, with a combined 85 percent market share in the large, 500-plus-bed hospital space, according to KLAS Research reports cited in Healthcare Dive. Epic holds a 58 percent share, while Cerner holds 27 percent. The split is closer when it comes to all acute care hospitals in the U.S. In this larger market, Epic has a 28 percent market share and North Kansas City-based Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN)… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

U.S. Doctors Use Medical Records to Fight Measles Outbreak U.S. Doctors Use Medical Records to Fight Measles Outbreak
U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 25 years.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak
U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 25 years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Washington U medical school hires first CIO
Washington University School of Medicine has hired Maria Russo to serve as its chief information officer, a newly created position, effective May 1. Russo currently serves as executive director for systems integration in Kaiser Permanente’s Washington Region, as well as leading a support team for the hospital and health plan’s electronic medical records in Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California region. She also previously served as ch ief information officer and senior vice president of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 23, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Paul Levy to Step Down after Transformative Decade as Chair of Medicine
During his 10 years as Charles A. Dewey Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), Paul Levy, M.D., has guided his faculty through the advent of electronic medical records, the implementation of a new compensation plan, the growth of regional and population health models of care and a host of other changes. Now it ’s time for one more change—one that he’ll preside over with the same steady leadership as all the others. Levy will step down as chair after his successor is found. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - April 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Interns Spend Most Time With EMRs, Not Patients Interns Spend Most Time With EMRs, Not Patients
Interns spent most of the day on indirect patient care; most of this time was spent working with electronic medical records (EMRs) and multitasking, according to the iCOMPARE study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Pancreatic Cancer Collective funds two AI teams to identify high-risk populations
(Stand Up To Cancer) The Pancreatic Cancer Collective, the strategic partnership of Lustgarten Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer, announced two teams to identifying high-risk pancreatic cancer populations: one using molecular and genetic data from datasets to develop new and accessible ways to identify high-risk individuals; one applying machine learning analysis to real world data comprising radiological images, electronic medical records, and information collected by physicians. Each team will receive up to $1 million over two years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 28, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Report: Outgoing FDA head Gottlieb calls for better regulation of EHRs
Outgoing FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb is calling for stricter oversight of electronic health records systems, according to a report from Kaiser Health News. The call for heightened scrutiny comes in response to a investigative report, published by KHN and Fortune magazine, alleging a number of serious issues that have arisen over the past 10 years as the U.S. government has pushed to switch from paper to digital records systems. In the report, investigators shed light on thousands of reported deaths, injuries and near misses tied to EHR system, as well as other concerns raised as more systems move towards digital he...
Source: Mass Device - March 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Electronic Medical Records Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Fall ascertainment and development of a risk prediction model using electronic medical records - Oshiro CES, Frankland TB, Rosales AG, Perrin NA, Bell CL, Lo SHY, Trinacty CM.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the use of electronic medical record (EMR) data to ascertain falls and develop a fall risk prediction model in an older population. DESIGN: Retrospective longitudinal study using 10 years of EMR data (2004-2014). A series of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Kaleida completes first two phases of $125M tech upgrade
The multi-year electronic medical records project will connect patient records digitally across all sites in the $2 billion Kaleida Health system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study ties arthritis pain reliever to heart valve disease
An analysis of 8,600 electronic medical records has found a specific link between the use of the NSAID celecoxib (Celebrex) and aortic stenosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoarthritis Source Type: news

Fairfield Medical Center posts $22.6M operating loss from medical records overhaul
Fairfield Medical Center ended 2018 with a $22.8 million operating loss, which the CFO sees as a one-time anomaly due mainly to the expense of installing and activating a new electronic medical records system. Full-year revenue declined by less than 1 percent to $282.4 million, while expenses rose by 7 percent for the Lancaster health system. Declining outpatient volume and a spike in drug costs also were factors. "The system has enough reserves that one-time investments can occur," CFO Sky Gettys… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Fairfield Medical Center posts $22.6M operating loss from medical records overhaul
Fairfield Medical Center ended 2018 with a $22.8 million operating loss, which the CFO sees as a one-time anomaly due mainly to the expense of installing and activating a new electronic medical records system. Full-year revenue declined by less than 1 percent to $282.4 million, while expenses rose by 7 percent for the Lancaster health system. Declining outpatient volume and a spike in drug costs also were factors. "The system has enough reserves that one-time investments can occur," CFO Sky Gettys… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Apple to launch Health Records eHR mobile app in U.S. Veterans Affairs deal
Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) said yesterday that it is preparing to launch its new Health Records mobile electronic health records feature for U.S. Veterans as part of a partnership with the U.S. Veteran’s Health Administration. With the launch, veterans will be able to view their aggregated health records directly through the iHealth application on their iPhone devices, the tech giant said. Health record data will include allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals and will be displayed alongside other data, including fitness and active monitoring data from connected devices, the ...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Electronic Medical Records Featured mHealth (Mobile Health) Software / IT Apple Source Type: news

Radiologic findings in intimate partner violence - George E, Phillips CH, Shah N, Lewis-O'Connor A, Rosner B, Stoklosa HM, Khurana B.
PURPOSE To assess the radiologic findings associated with intimate partner violence (IPV). MATERIALS AND METHODS Electronic medical records of 185 patients referred to the IPV support program from the emergency department (ED) between January 2015 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Apple should buy Cerner, says 'Mad Money' host
Apple Inc. should consider buying Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) as part of a strategy to revolutionize the electronic medical records business, according to TV stock talker Jim Cramer. The outspoken star of CNBC's "Mad Money" suggested an Apple-Cerner pair-up last week, albeit as a back-up plan if Apple can't buy Cerner competitor Epic Systems Corp. Cramer said Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) is "uniquely positioned to revolutionize the electronic medical records business." It could do th at by buying another… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 28, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Apple should buy Cerner, says 'Mad Money' host
Apple Inc. should consider buying Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) as part of a strategy to revolutionize the electronic medical records business, according to TV stock talker Jim Cramer. The outspoken star of CNBC's "Mad Money" suggested an Apple-Cerner pair-up last week, albeit as a back-up plan if Apple can't buy Cerner competitor Epic Systems Corp. Cramer said Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) is "uniquely positioned to revolutionize the electronic medical records business." It could do th at by buying another… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 28, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Fractures, head injuries common in e-scooter collisions, according to UCLA research
UCLA researchers have found that people involved in electric scooter accidents are sometimes injured badly enough — from fractures, dislocated joints and head injuries — to require treatment in an emergency department.The researchers examined data from 249 people who were treated at the emergency departments of UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center between Sept. 1, 2017, and Aug. 31, 2018. The study found that about one-third of them arrived by ambulance, an indication of the severity of their injuries.West Los Angeles is the epicenter of the electric scooter phenomenon &mdash...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

McKinsey and Company Report Highlights Precision Medicine ’s Advancements in Integrating Genetic Testing Results with Electronic Medical Records
(Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 31, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Digital Pathology Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations Source Type: news