What’s the Deal with SMART on FHIR?

Ever since the enterprise EHR came into being 40 years ago (i.e. EHR systems), there has been a need to customize, adjust, improve, or extend the out-of-the-box functionality to better suit the clinicians, administrators, and patients that rely on them. However, innovation comes only as fast as the EHR vendors can accommodate it; and only

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Nurses’ HIPAA Phobia Does Exist: How to Address Its Hindrance to EHR Success (Part I)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) phobia is a rarely discussed term. But describing such a phobia is considered important to the digital health industry, since it addresses several reasons why not all healthcare organizations find success in the implementation of EHR. In this article, Ruth Peñafiel from Medical Practice Automation Associates describes some practical ways

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Electronic Health Records Can Kill!

Technology is playing a vital role in our lives. It is reaching into every field – even the critical ones, the ones on which our lives depend. Take healthcare for instance. By June 2014, funding for digital healthcare technology companies reached $2.3 billion, exceeding the entire total of 2013. At the top of the list of

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