electronic medical records

Experts Cite Kaiser Permanente as the Model for Healthcare Reform

February 19, 2013

We here at HCE have had the pleasure of interviewing members of the executive team at Kaiser Permanente before. It is an outstanding organization and very progressive in its goals and aims for healthcare. In an era when everyone is trying to be cutting edge, Kaiser defines cutting edge. This is largely because of its […]

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Government questions providers on EHR entry methods

October 24, 2012

One of the greatest challenges faced by hospital and healthcare organizations these days is the implementation of Meaningful Use and EHRs. The process is so long and taxing on a facility’s resources that the temptation to cut corners is strong. Apparently, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is […]

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Critics say EMR dangers aren’t getting enough attention

September 17, 2010
Are EMRs dangerous?

This week, a tragedy unfolded at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University, where a man distraught over his mother’s condition shot her, her doctor, and himself. This awful series of events — which ended in the death of the man and his mother– deserve plenty of attention, as the hospital industry is only just beginning to pay […]

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