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AmericanEHR Partners has just released their Physicians Use of EHR Systems report. The report is based upon 940 EHR satisfaction survey responses received from clinicians for the period May 30, 2014 and July 18, 2014. The data presented and analyzed in this report not only offers useful insights into a critical challenge that vendors, policy…

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ONC’s Annual Meeting, was held from May 31 through June 2, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. It was kicked off with a presentation by ONC Principal Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT, Dr. Vindell Washington. Dr. Washington did a great job of revving everyone up for the event and…

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Guest Editorial The rise of online social media and the related wave of people sharing experiences, advice and plans has had a huge impact on healthcare. Before social media, as the British Medical Journal points out, patients received advice and referrals from their private social networks — friends, family and their personal physicians. Now, robust…

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Technology is transforming the practice of medicine and playing an ever-increasing role in clinician’s responsibilities. As a clinician and care provider, HIMSS wants to get your personal perspective on the impact and value health IT solutions bring to you on a daily basis. This survey explores impact of health IT on your job satisfaction, the…

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The recent release of the AmericanEHR Partners research report, Physicians Use of EHR Systems 2014 prompted a number of media responses, one of which questioned the process and methodology by which the data was collected from target populations in conjunction with professional society partners. In order to respond to the question of survey populations, I…

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AmericanEHR Partners has just released their 2014 EHR market share report. The report is based upon 1,366 EHR satisfaction survey responses received from clinicians for the period January 1, 2013 to November 6, 2014. The report includes data on market share by EHR vendor, EHR product, and practice size (solo, 1–3, 4–10, 11–25, and 26+…

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Healthcare technology is looking to take the sting out of daily life for diabetics. Amay Bandodkar, a researcher at the University of California in San Diego has developed a temporary tattoo that is proving to be just as accurate at reading glucose measures as a traditional finger-stick needle device. The temporary tattoo, as they’re calling it, is…

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