Category Archives: EMR & EHR

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps of Internal Medicine Interns

Are interns exposed to common clinical diagnoses? A study examined just this question by looking at PGY-1 notes from 10022 different hospitals. This question is particularly important to me considering in a few months I will be an internal medicine

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

Social Media: A Threat to Professionalism

Most everyone in the modern world is connected through social media, including medical professionals. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat is full of people sharing the details of their day, no matter how mundane. So it is no surprise that young

A new health app: HART

This article describes a new health app created in Orange County, California called HART. The app is revolutionary in that it connects both daily activities such as fitness and diet with medical information such as appointments and medical records. Full

A new health app: HART

This article describes a new health app created in Orange County, California called HART. The app is revolutionary in that it connects both daily activities such as fitness and diet with medical information such as appointments and medical records. Full

EPIC and InterSystems rated best among healthcare providers

In a recent KLAS report, healthcare providers rated EPIC and InterSystems highest for health information exchange and interoperability. While I do not have any personal experience with InterSystems, I completed a rotation as a medical student using EPIC, and found it

EPIC and InterSystems rated best among healthcare providers

In a recent KLAS report, healthcare providers rated EPIC and InterSystems highest for health information exchange and interoperability. While I do not have any personal experience with InterSystems, I completed a rotation as a medical student using EPIC, and found it

A universal viewing program to integrate patient health information for providers

An underlying predicament in the current American healthcare system is the lack of integration among EMR platforms between hospitals. Vital Images, Inc (Vital) creates a novel personalized viewing program to help clinicians quickly access patient health information across multiple EMR platforms. Full article: https://chimecentral.org/vital-launches-unique-personalized-hieemr-viewing-platform/

A universal viewing program to integrate patient health information for providers

An underlying predicament in the current American healthcare system is the lack of integration among EMR platforms between hospitals. Vital Images, Inc (Vital) creates a novel personalized viewing program to help clinicians quickly access patient health information across multiple EMR platforms. Full article: https://chimecentral.org/vital-launches-unique-personalized-hieemr-viewing-platform/

Senate passes legislation aimed at electronic health records

This bill hopes to address some of the problems caused by the advent and wide usage of electronic health records systems throughout the US. With goals to reduce documentation burden, increase the ability to exchange health info across networks, and improve

Senate passes legislation aimed at electronic health records

This bill hopes to address some of the problems caused by the advent and wide usage of electronic health records systems throughout the US. With goals to reduce documentation burden, increase the ability to exchange health info across networks, and improve