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In celebration of National Health IT Week 2016 AmericanEHR is offering a 75% discount on all of our reports. These include: Survey on Physician Use of EHR Systems – Ease of Use Baseline Data Physicians Use of EHR Systems 2014 Top 10 EHR Market Share Report – 2014 Combined Report: “Tablet Usage by Physicians” &…

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To commemorate the launch of National Health IT Week 2016 ONC has released their comprehensive Health IT Playbook with links and tools to help providers use their health IT. The Health IT Playbook also includes a new EHR contract guide called “EHR Contracts Untangled: Selecting Wisely, Negotiating Terms, and Understanding the Fine Print”. This guide…

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The Office of the National Coordinator has kicked off National Health IT Week 2016 by publishing a message from President Obama. The President stressed his administration’s commitment to health IT with the goal of improving people’s health through breakthroughs in innovation and technology: “When clinicians, researchers, individuals, and families have access to the tools, information, and…

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AmericanEHR cofounder and CEO Thomas Stringham is now a top 25 finalist for Health 2.0’s 10 Year Global Retrospective Awards in the Industry Leaders category. Thomas has been creating innovative health IT solutions since the late 1990’s. Over that time he’s built mobile apps, online communities, and other interactive experiences to help reduce clinical administration…

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Making changes to healthcare–its delivery, its costs, its administration–always seem to focus on pushing providers around. While surgery is performed with a scalpel, healthcare reform is bluntly pursued by means of obtuse financial incentives: lower pay for doctors who don’t play ball, and day-to-day survival for those who go along to get along. The motivation…

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IoT stands for Internet of Things and refers to objects or devices that are connected to the web and capable of collecting and exchanging data. As you’d expect, that data is stored, analyzed and shared via the internet. If you’re wondering what it has to do with the healthcare industry, IoT essentially makes things more efficient. Healthcare…

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The Future is Mobile

by on August 3, 2016

Guest Editorial What an amazing time to be alive. Not only are we mere months away from Star Trek making its vaunted return to network television, but all indications are that we are on the cusp of having one of the most iconic bits of Star Trek technology available in real life: the tricorder is…

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Electronic health records (EHRs) and health information technology (IT) play a critical role in improving the rate of appropriate immunizations in the United States. The Immunization Integration Program (IIP), a collaborative effort between Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI), HIMSS and ICSA Labs — takes immunization workflow mainstream, streamlining and improving overall vaccine administration and management process….

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AmericanEHR is proud to be a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare by joining National Health Information Technology Week. National Health IT Week is the premier event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare. “The Value…

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ONC recently launched a dashboard listing new transparency information for certified health information technology. This data was released to help purchasers of health IT to access information about costs and limitations they may encounter when implementing and using certified health IT products. Developers must also make a Transparency Attestation indicating whether they will take additional…

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We’re very pleased to announce that the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has joined AmericanEHR as a Professional Society Partner. The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) is a professional medical society representing more than 14,000 practicing hospitalists in the U.S. dedicated to providing exceptional care to the hospitalized patient. Practitioners of hospital medicine include physicians…

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