Healthcare IT

Testing Immunization-Ready IT Solutions

Remember your first immunizations. Nevertheless, having received them, I am one of roughly three billion lives saved globally ever year a number that speaks volumes about the universal recognition of immunizations as a vital preventative health measure. (CNI) have collaborated in their efforts to develop the newly launched Immunization Integration Program (IIP).

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Meditech to launch CommonWell data-sharing capabilities in 2018

The EHR vendor will be one of the first alliance members to deploy Argonaut Project FHIR specs to its customers, officials say.Meditech, which first joined the CommonWell Health Alliance in 2015, will begin offering its interoperability capabilities to clients early 2018, the company announced.First launched in 2013 by Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, Greenway, McKesson and RelayHealth,

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Electronic Health Records Are Stressing Doctors Out

Electronic health records were supposed to make life easier for physicians and help improve patient care. But clunky design and the mountain of new documentation requirements have contributed to doctor frustration and burnout.Dr. Lloyd Minor is frustrated. As dean of Stanford University Medical School, he says he can handle the constant cascade of large-scale challenges

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Who’s responsible for protecting patient data in the cloud?

Cybersecurity experts lay out the facts, and misperceptions, about securing data in the cloud. The answer is not so simple.Cloud computing is still fairly new to healthcare and, as such, confusion and a few myths surround the technology. And many of those skewed perceptions are driven by simple misunderstandings, most notably about information security.Indeed, cloud

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