Video: Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality in EHRs

The Director of HIM at Chicago’s Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital discusses how children’s hospitals handle pediatric and adolescent EHRs.

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Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability
Mar17

Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability

A panel of health IT stakeholders testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the progress and challenges that remain in electronic health record interoperability.

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EHRs Pose Adolescent Confidentiality Risks

A new paper highlights researchers’ concerns that EHRs pose a threat to the confidentiality of healthcare records for adolescents.

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Government Pushes ONC to Block EHRs that Fall Short

Congress has instructed the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to wield its electronic health record certification powers to block the use of EHRs that impede information sharing.

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Texas Hospital Updated EHR Protocols in Wake of Ebola Misdiagnosis, Death

The Texas hospital that treated the first patient in the US to die from Ebola announced changes in its electronic health record workflow intended to flag patients at risk for transmitting the disease.

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