It’s a given, nowadays, that EHRs are intended to transform the healthcare sector. But what’s increasingly interesting to us is how new models of healthcare delivery are beginning to change our approach to EHRs, and to health IT in general.
A grant program is trying to help doctors, clinics and hospitals in rural California link to HIEs, so patients being referred for specialized care in urban areas can have their medical history follow them.
The Pentagon's Defense Logistics Agency has awarded the nine year, $40 million contract to Acuo Technologies, for a universal clinical platform acting as a vendor neutral archive for enterprise patient imaging logistics.
The Idaho Health Data Exchange continues signing up new providers and vendors, with the intent to help them become accountable care organizations, achieve stage 2 of meaningful use and, ultimately, comply with broader measures in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.