Healthcare IT

Digital Health Supports The Fight Against Opioids

The widespread U.S. opioid & overdose crisis is an ever-increasing tragic concern for everyone: writhing victims, family members beingfain to see their relatives suffer or die, doctors prescribing opioid pain-killers what they thought before as safe, and regulators imposed to handle a tough situation. Addiction. Its painful to even read about the skyrocketing numbers of

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EHR Failure Whats A Practice To Do

Physician dissatisfaction with EHRs has been well-documented in recent years, as has the growth of the EHR replacement market. In Kalorama Informations report, The State of the EMR Market in 2017, the authors estimate that approximately 15 percent of physicians are seeking EHR replacement systems in order to mitigate frustrations with awkward and non-intuitive interfaces

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In California, Two University Health Systems Decide to Collaborate on One EHR

When a health system decides to implement a new electronic record system (EHR), normally the process involves purchasing the vendors foundation package and then building it internally within the organization. But after careful consideration, IT leaders at University of California, Irvine Health (UCI) decided they would take a different approach to their installation of the

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FDA piloting a path for digital innovation

Earlier this year the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) heralded the forthcoming launch of its pre-certification pilot program for new digital health software which it hopes will help revolutionise the regulation of digital healthcare solutions in the US and allow innovations to safely reach the global market in a timely way, to the benefit

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