Providers and Google Team Up to Use EHR Data in Machine Learning

Google recently announced a partnership with University of Chicago Medicine to use information collected in EHRs to predict and prevent certain risk factors.

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Managing and Implementing Remote Patient Device Data in the EHR
May17

Managing and Implementing Remote Patient Device Data in the EHR

This monthly blog highlights and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle. By Kapila Monga “Mr. Watson—come here—I want to see you.” These were the first words spoken over the telephone by inventor Alexander Graham Bell on March 10, 1876. According to popular legend, this call was also the first time the telephone was used to summon help, as Bell had just spilled acid.1 In a...

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Poorly Matched Symptoms on Paper vs. EHR Casts Doubt on Accuracy of EHRs

Self-reported symptoms of ocular problems were incorrectly transferred from a paper questionnaire into an electronic health record (EHR) roughly one-third of the time, according to results of a small study conducted in one clinic.

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Electronic Health Information and EHRs: What Lies Ahead  in 2017
Jan25

Electronic Health Information and EHRs: What Lies Ahead in 2017

As we near the end of January, I’d like to take the opportunity to look ahead and consider what the potential “hot topics” in health information management (HIM) might be for 2017.

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Survey: 2017 Health IT Priorities Include Cybersecurity, Analytics, EHR Improvements

Cybersecurity, analytics, population health, and even artificial intelligence are some of the health IT topics on the radar for healthcare provider organizations in 2017, according to a survey from Healthcare IT News.

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