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The report finds that electronic health records (EHR) adoption rate in safety-net clinics lags behind that of traditional practices because of payer mix and funding sources. Barriers and solutions for EHR adoption for safety net providers are discussed.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:58 am | Adobe PDF | Electronic health recordsUnderserved
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Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:00 pm | Microsoft Excel Worksheet | HITPrivacy and securityElectronic health records
This study looks at two different models for helping independent medical practices in New York and Massachusetts successfully adopt electronic health records. Their efforts address overcoming key barriers such as the amount of start-up funds needed, produ
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:09 pm | Link | Electronic health recordsFieldwork models
A national initiative supports nine cross-cutting teams in developing new approaches to personal health records (PHR) that will help patients take charge of their health and better manage their care.
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:13 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyFieldwork modelsElectronic health records
In this journal article, three UK researchers explore novel methods for helping patients to access and manage their personal electronic health data that are emerging internationally. Potential benefits and challenges are examined.
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:16 pm | Link | Electronic health recordsHIT
This is a brief on how recording ODL can improve health and care, synthesizing ideas like personalized data for patients and changing health behaviors. The ultimate goal is to use data to understand the experience of an individual as he or she goes about
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:44 am | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyData collectionFieldwork modelsElectronic health records
This report notes that computerized physician order entry (CPOE) has been shown to reduce medication error rates, but barriers exist to implementation of CPOE. Government, employers, and insurers are called upon to share the costs.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:11 pm | Link | HITElectronic health records
An expert panel was convened to develop a model national health information network (NHIN) that would be attainable in five years, taking into account financial, personnel, and technical constraints.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:14 pm | Link | HITElectronic health records
Despite the clear benefits, health care organizations and physicians have been slow to embrace health information technologies, according to this report.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:16 pm | Adobe PDF | Electronic health recordsFieldwork modelsHIT
This qualitative study from Kaiser Permanente looks at the keys to successful implementation, including: perceptions of the system selection, early testing, adaptation of the system to the larger organization, and adaptation of the organization to the new
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:18 pm | Adobe PDF | Electronic health recordsFieldwork models
Common themes emerged from these case studies. They included challenges of ensuring the validity and reliability of data, efficient workflow, and staff support. However, the providers\' successes in implementing their respective EHR-based quality measur
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:20 pm | Link | Fieldwork modelsElectronic health records
To characterize access to, interest in, andrnattitudes toward internet-based communication in an ethnically, economically, and linguistically diverse group of patients from a large urban safety net clinic network.
Added: August 21, 2013 at 10:24 am | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyHealth disparitiesInternet usageElectronic health records
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