Health IT Offers Barriers, Solutions for Fighting Zika

The arrival of the Zika virus in the United States has caught local health departments and providers flat footed in terms of surveillance and detection thanks to outdated health IT systems.

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White Paper: EHRs Not Pulling Their Weight in Precision Medicine Research
Aug17

White Paper: EHRs Not Pulling Their Weight in Precision Medicine Research

The failure of electronic health records (EHRs) to demonstrate substantial clinical and financial benefits—or be interoperable—is one of the key reasons precision medicine efforts aren’t succeeding, according to the authors of a “Viewpoint” article published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Video: Lions and Tigers and Bears… and EHRs

East African mammals and humans have more in common than you might think… when it comes to electronically documenting clinical encounters.

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EHR Lessons from the Zoo
Aug28

EHR Lessons from the Zoo

A closer look at EHR use in zoos reveals HIM professionals and zoo veterinarians have more in common than they might expect might—and could even have something to learn from their practices.

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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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